Best of the Fest Animation Showcase 2024

Saturday, July 27, 2024
57 minutes 
Animation, Children/Family, Shorts
Not Rated
This colorful collection of animated short films will leave you feeling warm and fuzzy! Meet furry friends and adventures fit for the whole family!
The Sound Collector – Float Your Boat
When the Sound Collector travels in his boat on the stream, he meets a chorus of furry friends along the way, and things get a little out of hand!
(United Kingdom, 5 min, English)
Battery Mommy
Battery Mommy helps to power the lives of a family. One day, she must rush to save the sleeping children from a nursery fire.
(Republic of Korea, 9 min, Korean with English subtitles)
Kids In Winter
A group of rabbits weather an unexpected snowstorm with goodwill and generosity, turning their home in the trunk of a tree into a cozy safe haven for all of the forest’s inhabitants.
(China, 3 min, nonverbal)
LUKi and the Lights
LUKi, a charming and upbeat robot known for living life to the fullest, confronts a life-altering ALS diagnosis. With every smile he shares and every memory he cherishes, LUKi shows us what it means to truly live, in this testament to the resilience of the human (and robotic) spirit. CW: Illness, death.
(US & Netherlands, 9 min, nonverbal)
Moon Mole
A curious mole explores the world around it.
(Portugal, 2 min, nonverbal)
I Hear You Singing
This joyful and bright music video follows two children as they explore the various sounds the world around them has to offer.
(United Kingdom, 2 min, English)
Town Hall Square
Bernard works behind the windows of a ticket booth at the subway station. One day, an escaped tiger shows up and turns Bernard’s orderly life upside down.
(Germany, 9 min, English)
Cowboy Kevin
Cowboy Kevin and his trusty horse have almost reached the destination of his secret admirer, and Kevin is eager to finally meet her. He discovers that love is not always what you expect.
(Denmark, 7 min, English)
In an ocean full of big, bad fish, the pufferfish attempts to appear as big and strong as possible.
(Germany, 4 min, nonverbal)
Will loves to invent various toys for his old dog, Norman. One day, while introducing his new toys to Norman, he discovers that dogs are color blind and decides to invent special glasses to present colors to his dog. Pacific Northwest premiere!
(Republic of Korea, 9 min, English)

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