You don’t need to be Pixar or Dreamworks to make an animated film for the ages – there are literally hundreds of independent studios around the world releasing brillant short animated films online.
We checked them out and select 10 of the very best for you.
Now, cramming an entire story into approximately 5-10 minutes is no easy task, but with the advances in technology powering these animated movies – creativity & inspiration has no bounds, the creators, animations and writers can run wild with their imaginations.
That’s why you end up with such a dazzling array of films like these, from the heart-warming tales (Oktapodi) to the darker side of life (The Passenger).
As always, please let us know which one you enjoyed the most and if there’s a film that isn’t on the list that you think deserves to be, simply leave a comment at the bottom and we’ll include it ok?
1. Granny O’Grimm’s Sleeping Beauty
2. The Side Up
3. Oktapodi (2007)
4. Marcelino and Bartolomeo: Bye Bye!
5. The Passenger
7. Pigeon: Impossible
9. One Life
10. Do penguins fly?
And finally, an honorable mention goes to… (thanks to Philippa for the find!)