Animation Previews

Animation Previews

Trailers created by artists who have been selected for Supernova Digital Animation Festival Programs, set to be released in full throughout September

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Animation Previews
  • Foreign Exchange trailer

    Corrie Francis Parks

    Using a collection of banknotes and sand gathered from over 50 countries, the film explores the tenuous connections and reinventions that keep the global economic tides flowing. The film is made with a unique micro-sand animation stopmotion technique in which the individual ...

  • #21xoxo trailer

    Sine Özbilge
    Courtesy of Miyu Distribution

    21XOXO is a surreal and humorous reflection on the 21th century youth. The story is about a girl and her online search for love in times of social media, speed dating, cyberlove, hipster culture and post-net attitudes. The protagonist takes us on a jour...

  • Malady of Mine trailer

    Jon Portman

    An ill-fated artist comes to terms with the true source of his mysterious disease.

    "Malady of Mine is a film about a young man, who, burdened by a mysterious disease, struggles to save his relationship, and ultimately himself. I wanted to tell a story about the powerful nature of o...

  • Tesseract trailer

    João Pedro Oliveira

    A tesseract, also defined as an hypercube is the four-dimensional equivalent of the cube. This video presents a possible journey throughout the six faces of a cube, and how they can be transformed and projected into a tesseract using different processes: translation, rotation...

  • STOMOL trailer

    Huckleberry Hax

    In a future where the climate has collapsed, a bounty hunter is hired to find a missing coder with the skills to access the forbidden media files that will show what actually happened to the planet. STÖMOL is a movie filmed entirely in the virtual world, Second Life.

  • Average Happiness trailer

    Maja Gehrig
    Courtesy of Miyu Distribution

    During a PowerPoint presentation, statistical diagrams are breaking free from the strait-jacket of their coordinates. A trip into the sensual world of statistics begins. Pie charts are melting, arrow diagrams twisting, scatter plots, bar graphs and stock...

  • The Last Page of Summer Trailer

    Tim Ross

    The Last Page of Summer is a period piece that shows the sunny side of the 60s through the eyes of a local Sunshine Pop band who have songs on the radio, but have never broken out of the local scene. This starts out as a "day in the life" view of the band as they prepare for the biggest...

  • Your So Far Away trailer

    Jeongki Kim

    An ominous force violently separates two bears in space. A friend is lost but not forgotten.

  • Artifacts trailer


    A frenetic journey linking new artifacts to old, embedding an ephemeral digital layer of translation.

    My intent is to present accessible work that is appealing and entertaining to a wide-reaching audience. Playful exploration and discovery are my guiding principles, fueled by a li...

  • Diminuendo trailer

    Henrike Lendowski

    Diminuendo visualizes the detrimental effects plastic waste has on marine life and the environment from an emotional point of view. Through visual metaphors, the viewer is guided through sceneries that get more and more covered by plastic. To emphasize the contrast between the ...

  • Short Tales with Long Titles trailer

    Juan Vargas

    Three short stories in animation. With absurd premises and surprising endings. Time travel, existencial coincidences, bakery dictatorships and more

  • Lhomme’s Dreams trailer

    Florent Morin
    Courtesy of Miyu Distribution

    In his cabinet of curiosity, Dr. Lhomme is dreaming himself as an explorer. He goes to the discovery of an unknown world.

    Supernova 2020 New Voices New Directions selection, released on September 21st on

  • MIACRO trailer

    Sarah Shattuck

    MIACRO is an abstract animated tour across scientific concepts from the minute to the massive.

    MIACRO serves as a tribute to the natural world and its study. While not the first project to highlight the scale of the universe, it takes a more artistic, dynamic, and playful approac...

  • Unboxing Her trailer

    Janett Weaver, Joana Madruga & Tina Matherson

    “Unboxing Her” is a stop-motion animated short that portrays the limitations, fears, and obstacles women experience throughout the game of life.

    The story takes place on a gameboard inside a male-dominant social construct that determines the rules o...

  • New Mexico trailer

    Marc Billard, Dorothy Tanner (Lumonics)

    The abstract video and electronica music in "New Mexico" is rooted in the 50+ year history of Lumonics, from live abstract projection beginning in 1969 to incorporating video beginning in 1979.

  • Tanuki Tangerine trailer

    Yibo Xu

    In order to make a living, a red panda who comes to Tanuki City decides to change his identity. Even though he turns into a tanuki, there are still unforgettable memories deep down in his heart.

  • Webtaura. Future Human

    Alice Scope and Snizhana Chernetska

    Webtaura is a part human, part supercomputer, robot hybrid that ingests information via 24/7 data analysis of the world wide web. The amount of ingested storage, data manipulation, and general archiving would suggest that she is far above manipulation. In real...

  • ECHO trailer

    Barzan Rostami

    The story of echo is about understanding and perception of wildlife and environmental abuse and its consequences on human race...

  • SUCCOR trailer

    Steven Lapcevic

    A warm, familiar friend.

  • Dont Die Trailer

    Greg Doble

    Montreal based doom pop band, NOBRO do for a stroll through a haunted graveyard. What could go wrong?

  • Search or Type Web Address trailer

    Yebin Lee (imuiui)

    The pages we acquire information derives from our own biometric information, and images multiply, flood and surround as the our gaze goes. That is deepening the polarization of information and the inability to communicate in modern society. The distributed images are unrecogni...

  • Fire Line Studies

    Snow Yunxue Fu

    “Fire Line Studies” is a post-photographic 3D moving piece that portraits the states of fire burning. The forest fire has been a destructive phenomenon that is also, unfortunately, a common occurrence in recent times. Whether caused by natural or human-made reasons, it could be ra...

  • Tides Are Changing Trailer

    Dinah Kalaha & María Bjarnadóttir

    An animated short film about a mythical Selkie and a Scottish girl standing together against assault.

  • Sonic Desert Trailer


    “Why are we here?” It’s a question that comes up often and can never be fully answered. The journey that all humans must take on earth intrigues me. We appear on this world, without asking to be in it, and then we are left to figure out how to spend our lives. Through this body of wo...