Student Shorts 2019

Student Shorts 2019

Schools are an exciting breeding ground for digital animation today. Digital natives are increasingly more comfortable with computer based tools to create artwork, driven by the excitement within the broader related fields and the fact that processing power allows for faster work-speed and greater control within animation.The visual dynamics within the field are ever expanding and incorporated rapidly by students from around the world.

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Student Shorts 2019
  • Paradise Island

    Kamal Adisa
    Parsons School of Design

    Supernova 2019 Student Showcase Prize winner

    A boy wakes up in a mysterious world and makes new friends.

  • Catgot

    Wing Ho
    City University Hong Kong

    It is a 2D hand-drawn abstract animation using the music, "Catgot" by ISAN. The idea of the animation is to present a fountain performance in an abstract way. It highlights the beauty of the colors, composition and transformations of the objects in the scene....

  • Unified Theory

    Christina Hibner
    School of Visual Arts

    Unified Theory is an experimental animation that follows two cosmic entities. The main character, Junior, is trying her best to learn about the nature of the universe from her teacher, Senior, who is a master of the universe. Junior experiences moments o...

  • Kolonkar

    Prithi Khalique
    Parsons School of Design

    The film depicts the patriarchal state’s repertoire of oppression set in a utopian Post-human Dhaka following the end of nationalism and religious repression.

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  • You

    Qiyao Lin
    Parsons School of Design

    Who is Mr.Hand… and who are you?

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  • Takeout

    Allen Hu
    Parsons School of Design

    An angel has been sent into a network to destroy the mainframe computer. During the extermination the angel is intercepted by defensive sentries, does the angel succeed in her mission?

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  • Recoiled

    Claire Grim
    Missouri State

    Recoiled is a 3D animated short that tells the story of two young African American sisters. Kailli's hair is so curly that it has a life of its own. With the help of her young sister, Kalli quickly discovers that being true to one another and to themselves is far m...

  • Windows

    Diana Victoreen
    Parsons School of Design

    An animated short inspired by the way that, as we begin to understand life through the capabilities of technology, we treat our bodies, in turn, as though they are machines.

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  • Tiffany

    Christina Christie
    University of Central Florida

    While packing away her deceased grandmother's affairs, Pauline discovers that one of their stained glass sculptures has come to life. As the lights in the house go out and their memories together begin to dim, Pauline realizes there is joy in ...

  • Uranus Whispers

    Frank Gresham
    School of Visual Arts

    Wiss and Krill, two self-absorbed extra-terrestrial buddies, complain vociferously about their Neptunian surroundings. They procure a rocket and attempt an escape to neighboring planet Uranus. Unbeknownst to our encapsulated idiots, their rocket launch is ...

  • Everything Must Go!

    Huda Razzak
    SCAD

    Conspiracy theorist and alien hunter Ian ends a day of fruitless searching with the discovery of a lifetime--a garage sale at the mysterious Area 51. All the proof he's ever needed exists, and it's priced to move! It's the best day of his life...until an unforeseen obstacle p...

  • Sans Gravité

    Supinfocom Rubika

    An astronaut comes back to earth and tries to fit in again.

    A graduation movie by Charline Parisot, Jérémy Cissé, Fioretta Caterina Cosmidis, Flore Allier-Estrada, Maud Lemaître-Blanchart, Ludovic Abraham, produced in association with Supinfocom Rubika.

    France

  • The Stained Club

    Supinfocom Rubika

    Finn has stains on his body. One day, he meets a group of cool kids with different stains on their bodies. One day, he understands that these stains aren't just pretty.

    A short film by Mélanie Lopez, Simon Boucly, Marie Ciesielski, Alice Jaunet, Chan Stéphie Peang, Béatric...

  • Apple of My Eye

    Davide Benvenuti

    In a strange land two creatures fight over the last scrap of food

    Singapore

  • We Hopeful Few

    Shahin Alirkan & Daniel Mamut

    An abstract story about humanity and our connection to Mars and the universe itself, during which, a young child whom represents the naturally curious scientist in all of us, sets a balloon free to ascend past the surrounding urban environment and towards the fina...

  • Scrap

    Lucas Northwood

    The story of a small robot who tries his best to be noticed and fit in with the others, no matter the cost.

    United States

  • Night Light

    Johny de la Uz

    A wide-eyed, newborn sea turtle named Fin finds himself on the illuminated beaches of Miami. It is a perilous time to be a hatchling, with hazards of artificial light and debris present at every turn. With the help of Abueluna, his caring, celestial guide, Fin will make the dari...

  • Cold Shoulder

    Max Debczak

    A lonely Eskimo fishes up a cavewoman frozen in ice and attempts to get her out.

    United States

  • Tempo

    Angela Arzumanyan

    An aspiring drummer works in the kitchen of a jazz club, yearning to be one of the musicians up front.

    United States

  • Poached

    Isabel Waller

    A bird encounters a hand grenade in the forest which she thinks is an egg and tries to hatch it.

    United States

  • Gokurosama

    MOPA Supinfocom Arles

    Early in the morning in a Japanese shopping center, a shopkeeper gets stuck. In order to help her, her young employee decides to cross the shopping center with her.

    A short film by Clémentine Frère, Aurore Gal, Yukiko Meignien, Anna Mertz, Robin Migliorelli, Romain Sal...

  • Chakham

    Lee Yoon Su

    "This film is about the sad and depressing Korean social atmosphere and structure, which force to be good natured. The film reveals how I felt in Korea while living and working, sometimes I had to give up to raise my voice and sacrifice myself to pretend to be good people, as many...

  • Stuck

    Whitney Walters

    A blob tries to get a job in their respected, creative field.

    United States

  • Cam on the Moon

    Cam Pazol

    When Cam takes an unexpected journey to space, Sam, Max and Henry struggle to bring him home.

    United States