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Rookie Awards 2022 | Film of the Year

2D Animation Finalists

Looking for the very best in 2D animated short films. The films can be created by both teams and individuals. Trailers and unfinished projects allowed.

Madame's Private Affairs

Madame's Private Affairs

You’re invited to the hottest burlesque strip club in XXX gen Miami... We have the grooviest cocktails and betties this planet has to offer and your hosts, the Madame and her partner-in-crime, Waitress, are feeling generous enough to show you what they really like to get up to... Enjoy the show, dollface xox

Asterias | Official Trailer | B.A Animation Production

Asterias | Official Trailer | B.A Animation Production

A young boy, Leo, awakens lost in a world of Gods and man, as he tries to find his way home. In doing so, he meets a quirky adventurer called Joe, who agrees to help him. Thus begins the adventure of this duo journeying in this strange and magical land. Until they discover that Leo is being hunted.

Apex Point

Apex Point

Kira, a relentless racer, struggles in her obsessive hunt for perfection where nothing is ever good enough. If she does not acknowledge her self-worth, Kira’s tormented mind will send her down a path of inevitable destruction.

THE UNKNOWN

THE UNKNOWN

In this high-tech society where everyone is oblivious to their lack of privacy and freedom. A young man runs into a woman who is reported to be dead-causing him to fixate on finding the truth. In an unexpected place, he discovers a secret surveillance system that is being run by i-Tech. He becomes their new target.

Black Box

Black Box

An astronaut encounters an unexpected emergency while on a routine mission, and finds himself jettisoned into space. Isolated, afraid, and losing oxygen, an emotional revelation may provide the will he needs to survive. Black Box is a story of victory over fear, survival against all odds, and the courage of love.

The First Love

The First Love

A curious little girl, May discovers that she can draw in the shadows casted by the furniture in her room - which leads to the development of her love for drawing.

Son & Moon

Son & Moon

A young chef is torn between his dreams of becoming a hibachi chef and his fulfillment of familial expectations to take over his father’s high-end restaurant.

In the doorway

In the doorway

Here is the short movie we made during our Master in ECV Bordeaux. Through this movie, we wanted to capture a moment of life. For a moment, we share the intimacy of a couple, in the 1950s. We follow them to the rythm of their emotions, behind closed doors in their room, to end up coming out touched by their story.

The Spellening

The Spellening

Best friends Sadie and Jeff play a card game that merges imagination with reality, casting magical spells from their plays. As they progress, the cards become increasingly more and more ridiculous. With the battle at its height, the game becomes all too shockingly real.

La Chambre du Général (The General's Room)

La Chambre du Général (The General's Room)

“A young boy’s understanding of his parents’ decision to sell their old family house, will confront him with his family’s roots and blur the border between past and present.”

Blue Curry

Blue Curry

The greatest life lessons are learned through the simplest of experiences. When your kitchen turns into your biggest classroom... and Mom just serves you a plate of wisdom. Directors / Réalisateurs : Magali DUNYACH, Chien-Ju HUNG, Jimin JUNG, Vajra PANCHARIA, Léa PIETRZYK Team contact: [email protected]

Decisive action

Decisive action

Two Room-Mates are left by their landlord Bertram with an ultimatum, Keep the apartment clean or face consequences they cant even imagine! Can these two blockheads keep themselves in line? or will they find themselves on the street.

REST IN PEACE

REST IN PEACE

After a tragic incident strikes a happy town, their beloved governor knows just how to fix it. Directors: Deborah BALBOA, Karien BENZ, Kai-Hsun CHAN, Aparna HEGDE, Yuk Yan TSOI Production : GOBELINS, l'école de l'image

The Five-Leaf Clover

The Five-Leaf Clover

Kaya finds a five-leaf clover at a park that grants the finder five wishes, unlike a three or four-leaf clover. She attempts to use each wish to prevent her best friend, Jae, from singing his “farewell” song and leaving the country to pursue his passion.

3 AM

3 AM

3 AM is our graduation short film. It was produced by me - Dana - and directed by Diego Salas at Escena Animation School. Over the course of a year and a half, we worked with a team of approximately 39 graduating students in the production of this short film.

Tall Order | 2D Animated Short Film

Tall Order | 2D Animated Short Film

Tall Order is a Noir comedy about an unusual detective who takes the mafia head-on.

Rose-Tinted

Rose-Tinted

Dameon is one of the first to be able to test out new augmented reality glasses which make his dreary world into a bright one. His perfect augmented world has become an addiction but things slowly change as the system malfunctions and not everything is exactly what it seems. This is my 2022 SVA Thesis Film

One Last Letter

One Last Letter

A film about moving forward. Completed with the help of the SVA Thesis Finishing Grant.

Metal Heart

Metal Heart

A stubborn mechanic sets out to fix the one thing no one can or even wants fixed. Metal Heart is a short film made for my senior year at the Cleveland Institute of Art!

Kindred Night

Kindred Night

Two siblings really have a heck of a night.

Through the Looking Glasses

Through the Looking Glasses

A 2D animated short film telling the coming-of-age story of a tweenager’s search for the perfect pair of glasses.

A Petit Feu

A Petit Feu

2022 Bellecour Ecole graduation movie by Candice ALBERT, Iris CARTERET, Léa NOYER and Thomas LORRAIN. | A Petit Feu tells the story of Martin, a young boy who is passionate about ghosts and supernatural stuff. One day, he encounters a real ghost named Tom in his attic

THE DUST PIXIES

THE DUST PIXIES

Two young adults are forced to sell all of the tickets to their intergalactic rock concert or risk getting dropped by their strict alien manager.

Narcisse

Narcisse

Narcisse (2022 Bellecour Ecole) graduation short movie that will soon be released by Alexis MAUGER, Antoine FRADIN & Lara GIMENO RODRIGUEZ

Down To Earth

Down To Earth

My first 2D animated full movie, called "Down To Earth".

Tsomgo

Tsomgo

A yak herder in the Himalayan region of Sikkim loses track of one of her yaks. Upon trying to search for it, she comes across a mysterious lake.

Baklava

Baklava

The unexpected friendship between Hallie, a young 8-year-old white girl, and Atifa, a Muslim grandma, gets torn apart in the wake of the 9/11 attack.