FREE Animation Films
cover 'E'
1981 movie • 7min
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7.2 ★★★★   <1k   Animation, Short, Comedy, Family
Directed by Bretislav PojarFrench
A giant statue of the letter "E" arrives in the park. One man sees it as "B"; they are preparing to...
Music by Maurice Blackburn
Starring Patrice Arbour, Bernard Carez
cover 54 Hours
2014 movie • 13min
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6.6 ★★★   <1k   Animation, Short
Directed by Bruce Alcock, Paton Francis
Written by Michael Crummey
Animated short about a 1914 disaster off the coast of Newfoundland, where 132 men were stranded on ice aboard a ship while a blizzard raged.
Music by Pat Boyle, Duane Andrews, Bill Brennan, David Gossage, Aaron Collis
Starring Bryan Hennessey, Teri Snelgrove
cover 64,000,000 Years Ago
1981 movie • 11min
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6.7 ★★★   <1k   Animation, Short
Directed by Bill Maylone
Written by Bill Maylone, Don White, Robert A. Duncan
This short animated film looks at the last of the great dinosaurs to stalk the central plains of North America...
Music by Peter Bjerring
Starring Sam Payne
cover Aboriginality
2007 movie • 5min
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6.8 ★★★   <1k   Animation, Short
Directed by Dominique Keller, Tom Jackson
Written by Daniel Gies, Dominique Keller, Tom Jackson
Aboriginality follows an urban youth as he heads down the mystical Red Road, where the sweet grass grows...
Music by Dallas Arcand, Jon Cohrs
Starring Dallas Arcand
cover Accordion
2004 movie • 6min
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8.0 ★★★★★★   <1k   Animation, Short
Directed by Michèle Cournoyer
Exploration of the connections between sex, love and technology.
Music by Jean Derome
cover Ah Pook Is Here
1994 movie • 6min
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6.7 ★★★   <1k   Animation, Short
Directed by Philip Hunt
Written by William S. Burroughs
A disturbingly organic-looking figure speaks to us of life, politics and death as the symbol of the common man toils away.
Music by John Cale
Starring William S. Burroughs
cover Ah, L'Amour
1995 movie • 2min
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7.3 ★★★★   1k   Animation, Comedy, Short
Directed by Don Hertzfeldt
Written by Don Hertzfeldt
A guy keeps getting painfully rejected (bodily harm) when he asks girls out.
Music by Don Hertzfeldt
cover All the Rage
2014 movie • 2min
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6.8 ★★★   <1k   Animation, Short
Directed by Alexandra Lemay
Written by Alexandra Lemay
A mink walks into a fur store.
cover Alouette
1944 movie • 3min
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6.5 ★★★   <1k   Animation, Short
Directed by René Jodoin, Norman McLaren
Music by Wallace Armour
cover The American Dream
2010 movie • 30min
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8.3 ★★★★★★   <1k   Animation, Short
Directed by Tad Lumpkin, Harold Uhl
Written by Tad Lumpkin, Harold Uhl
An Entertaining but hard hitting look at how the problems we have today are nothing new,and why leaders throughout our history have warned us and fought against the current type of financial system we have in America Today.
Music by Tom Hiel
Starring Jess Harnell, D.C. Douglas
cover Amuse-gueule
1984 movie • 28min
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6.3 ★★   <1k   Short, Animation
Directed by Robert Awad
Written by Robert Forget, Alain Lamoureux, Michel Garneau
Music by Normand Roger
Starring Patrice Arbour, Denise Proulx, Yvan Canuel, Claude Gai, Michel Garneau, Ghyslain Tremblay, Jean-Louis Millette, Gaston Sarault, Julien Poulin, Marcel Thibault, Roger Garceau, Jean-Yves Pépin
cover The Animal Movie
1966 movie • 10min
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6.6 ★★★   <1k   Short, Animation
Directed by Grant Munro, Ron Tunis
A boy plays with a horse, a bird, and a dolphin.
Music by Kathleen Shannon, Pierre F. Brault, Malca Gillson
cover Animal Nightmares
2003 movie • 6min
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7.6 ★★★★★   <1k   Animation, Short
Directed by Peter Lynch
Music by Paul Watson
Starring Monica Beilke, Brian Borcherdt, Celia Braves, Tom Dungey, Dylan Hudecki, Elissa McBride, Steve Munday, Yukiko Nakata, Paul Watson, Geoffrey Wiebe
cover Animando
1987 movie • 13min
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7.0 ★★★★   <1k   Documentary, Animation, Short
Directed by Marcos Magalhães
cover Animation Favorites from the National Film Board of Canada
1994 video movie • 95min
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7.5 ★★★★★   <1k   Animation, Documentary
Directed by Sally Roy
Written by Leonard Maltin
Leonard Maltin hosts a selection of his favorite animated shorts from the National Film Board of Canada.
Starring Leonard Maltin, Alexander Alexeieff, Norman McLaren
cover Antagonia
2002 movie • 9min
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7.1 ★★★★   <1k   Animation, Short
Directed by Nicolas Brault
Written by Nicolas Brault
The film is an abstract allegory, showing two penguins with different ideas abot sea creatures that are their food or their shadows, depending on the perspective. Basically, sense-twisting animation.
Music by Denis L. Chartrand, Normand Roger
cover An Aqueous Solution
2003 movie • 2min
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6.1 ★★   <1k   Animation, Short
Directed by Jo Meuris
Bleak and apparently grim, but within its bleakness is an assertive statement on self-determination and the fundamental need for both dark and light.
Music by Jason Lang, Lance Neveu
cover Arkelope!
1995 movie • 5min
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6.4 ★★   <1k   Animation, Short, Comedy, Family
Directed by Roslyn Schwartz
Late at night, a couch-potato couple watches a documentary on the Arkelope, a rare animal hunted down to a single survivor. The doorbell rings...
Music by Philip Strong
Starring Harry Hill, Sheena Larkin, Mark Trafford
cover Around Perception
1968 movie • 16min
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6.0 ★★   <1k   Animation, Short
Directed by Pierre Hébert
Music by Pierre Hébert
cover An Artist
1994 movie • 5min
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6.8 ★★★   <1k   Animation, Short
Directed by Michèle Cournoyer
Written by Michèle Cournoyer
Music by Ginette Bellavance, Daniel Toussaint
cover Assembly
2012 movie • 4min
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6.4 ★★   <1k   Animation, Short
Directed by Jenn Strom
Written by Jenn Strom
A flatbed editing table is snapped on. A woman's hands reach in and out of the frame, cutting and editing a reel of film...
Music by Gordon Cobb
cover Balablok
1972 movie • 7min
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7.3 ★★★★   <1k   Animation, Short, Comedy, Fantasy
Directed by Bretislav Pojar
Blocks and balls fight simply because they are different, until their battle reduces everyone to the same shape.
Music by Maurice Blackburn
cover The Balgonie Birdman
1991 movie • 9min
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7.2 ★★★★   <1k   Animation, Short, Comedy, Family
Directed by Brian Duchscherer
Written by Robert Lower
This film tells the story of the efforts of the first Canadian to attempt to fly a human powered heavier than air aircraft...
Music by Denis L. Chartrand, Normand Roger
Starring Randy Woods
cover The Banquet of the Concubine
2012 movie • 12min
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6.9 ★★★   <1k   Animation, Short
Directed by Hefang WeiMandarin
The banquet of the concubine In the year 746, during the Tang Dynasty, a banquet is given in the Imperial...
Music by Pierre Yves Drapeau
Starring Xi Wang, Bin Yin
cover The Bats
1999 movie • 8min
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7.0 ★★★★   <1k   Animation, Short
Directed by Jim Trainor
Written by Jim Trainor
A bat tells his story. He lives near a Mayan temple in a cave with bats of nine different pitches. His mother cares for him...
Starring Marianne McGinnins, Jim Trainor
cover The Bead Game
1977 movie • 6min
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7.2 ★★★★   <1k   Animation, Short
Directed by Ishu Patel
To a percussive soundtrack, a succession of more complex animals forms and is consumed by their successors (all formed from beads). Finally, We reach man, who develops ever more sophisticated forms of war.
Music by J.P. Ghosh
cover The Bear's Christmas
1974 movie • 8min
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6.5 ★★★   <1k   Animation, Short
Directed by Hugh Foulds
A bear meets the real Santa Claus, who is upset about the commercialization of Christmas.
Music by Ralph Dyck
Starring Hugh Foulds, Allan McFee, Jack Short, Peter Whitall
cover Ben Hur
2003 video movie • 80min
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7.1 ★★★★   <1k   Animation, Drama, Family
Directed by William R. Kowalchuk Jr.
Written by Abi Estrin Cunningham, Lew Wallace
When a Jewish prince is betrayed and sent into slavery by a Roman friend, he regains his freedom and comes back for revenge.
Music by Keith Heffner, Michael Lloyd
Starring Charlton Heston, Duncan Fraser, Scott McNeil, Gerard Plunkett, Tabitha St. Germain, Kathleen Barr, Willow Johnson, Long John Baldry, French Tickner, Dale Wilson, Mackenzie Gray, Richard Newman
cover Beowulf
2007 movie • 115min
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6.2 ★★   145k   Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Directed by Robert Zemeckis
Written by Neil Gaiman, Roger Avary, AnonymousEnglish, Old English
The warrior Beowulf must fight and defeat the monster Grendel who is terrorizing Denmark, and later, Grendel's mother, who begins killing out of revenge.
Music by Alan Silvestri
Starring Robin Wright, Anthony Hopkins, Paul Baker, John Bilezikjian, Rod D. Harbour, Brice Martin, Sonje Fortag, Sharisse Baker-Bernard, Charlotte Salt, Julene Renee, Jonny Rees, Rik Young
cover Big Drive
2011 movie • 9min
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7.0 ★★★★   <1k   Animation, Short
Directed by Anita Lebeau
Written by Anita Lebeau
Four children have to come up with ideas to entertain themselves on a long trip throughout Canada in the 1970s.
Music by Clint Dutiaume, Dan Frechette, Gilles Fournier
cover The Big Snit
1985 movie • 10min
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7.3 ★★★★   1k   Animation, Short, Comedy
Directed by Richard Condie
Written by Richard Condie
A couple have a fight over a scrabble game unaware that a full scale nuclear war has started.
Music by Patrick Godfrey
Starring Jay Brazeau, Ida Osler, Randy Woods, Bill Guest
cover Birthday Boy
2004 movie • 10min
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6.7 ★★★   <1k   Animation, Short, Drama, War
Directed by Sejong Park
Written by Sejong ParkKorean
During the Korean War in 1951, little Manuk is playing on the streets of his village and dreaming of life at the front where his father is a soldier...
Music by James K. Lee
cover Blackfly
1991 movie • 5min
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6.7 ★★★   <1k   Animation, Family, Comedy, Musical, Short
Directed by Christopher Hinton
A young surveyor, new to northern Ontario, encounters the black flies. Over and over again, he encounters those black flies.
Music by Wade Hemsworth
Starring Wade Hemsworth
cover Blind Vaysha
2016 movie • 8min
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7.3 ★★★★   1k   Animation, Short, Drama, Fantasy
Directed by Theodore Ushev
Written by Theodore Ushev, Georgi Gospodinov
The tale of a girl who could see the past and the future simultaneously and respectively with each eye, but never the present.
Starring Caroline Dhavernas
cover Blinkity Blank
1955 movie • 5min
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7.0 ★★★★   <1k   Animation, Short
Directed by Norman McLaren
The surreal story of a bird and its cage with both their conflict and union.
Music by Maurice Blackburn
cover Blowhard
1978 movie • 10min
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6.0 ★★   <1k   Animation, Short
Directed by Brad Caslor, Christopher Hinton
A businessman discovers a town with a large reserve of dragons but no energy, no power, and subsequently no heat.
Starring Wayne Finucan, Maara Haas
cover Bob's Birthday
1994 movie • 12min
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7.1 ★★★★   <1k   Animation, Comedy, Short
Directed by David Fine, Alison Snowden
Written by Alison Snowden, David Fine
Margaret Fish is planning a surprise party for her dentist husband, Bob. Meanwhile, at the office, Bob...
Music by Patrick Godfrey
Starring Andy Hamilton, Harry Enfield, Alison Snowden, Andrew MacLachlan, Tessa Wojtczak, Sally Grace
cover Boundin'
2003 movie • 5min
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7.0 ★★★★   10k   Animation, Short, Family
Directed by Bud Luckey, Roger Gould
Written by Bud Luckey
A sheep dances proudly in his southwestern landscape, until one day his wool is sheared and he is left naked. He's depressed and shy, until a cheerful jackalope comes along and shows him how to leap proudly and not to be ashamed.
Music by Bud Luckey
Starring Bud Luckey
cover The Boy Who Saw the Iceberg
2000 movie • 9min
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7.1 ★★★★   <1k   Short, Animation
Directed by Paul Driessen
Written by Paul Driessen
Using a split screen, a young boy's real and fantasy lives are juxtaposed. Things go lightheartedly enough - until disaster strikes.
Music by Normand Roger
cover The Boy and the Snow Goose
1984 movie • 11min
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7.2 ★★★★   <1k   Short, Animation
Directed by Gayle Thomas
Written by Gayle Thomas
A little boy befriends a Snowgoose from from the day of it's birth to it's adult years. when the Snowgoose...
Music by Normand Roger
cover Buck's Big Bang
2004 movie • 5min
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8.1 ★★★★★★   <1k   Animation, Short
Directed by Robert Crowther, Jim Goodall
Written by Robert Crowther
Buck floats away from his couch potato life.
Music by Ilia Avroutine
Starring Chris Wiggins
cover Bully Dance
2000 movie • 10min
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6.9 ★★★   <1k   Animation, Short, Family
Directed by Janet Perlman
Written by Janet Perlman
Music by Judith Gruber-Stitzer
cover Bunny
1998 movie • 7min
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6.8 ★★★   1k   Animation, Short, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Directed by Chris Wedge
Written by Chris Wedge
An elderly widowed rabbit grieving her husband's death is encountered by a moth who invites her into the afterlife.
Music by Kathleen Brennan
cover Bus Story
2014 movie • 11min
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6.4 ★★   <1k   Animation, Short
Directed by Tali
Written by TaliFrench
This funny short animation was written and created by Tali (At Home with Mrs. Hen) and is inspired by...
Music by Jean-Pierre Chansigaud
Starring Tali
cover Bydlo
2012 movie • 9min
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7.1 ★★★★   <1k   Animation, Short
Directed by Patrick Bouchard
Written by Cynthia Tremblay
An allegory of mankind heading for disaster, this animated short is a tragic vision inspired by the...
Music by Robert Marcel Lepage
cover C'est l'aviron
1944 movie • 4min
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6.3 ★★   <1k   Short, Animation
Directed by Norman McLarenFrench
An illustration of a traditional French Canadian song in the form of progressing cutouts and still pictures.
cover Cactus Swing
1995 movie • 6min
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6.2 ★★   <1k   Animation, Short, Comedy, Family, Musical
Directed by Susan Crandall, Beth Portman
The West. A prospector is awakened by the sound of music outside his cave to see an animal band and a chorus line of dancing cacti.
cover Canada Vignettes: Catapult Canada
1985 movie • 1min
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6.6 ★★★   <1k   Short, Animation
Directed by Bill Maylone
Music by Rick Van Krugel
cover Canada Vignettes: Dance
1979 movie • 2min
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6.9 ★★★   <1k   Short, Documentary, Animation
Directed by Lise-Hélène Larin
An animated celebration of the human need to dance in all its forms.
cover Canada Vignettes: Faces
1978 movie • 1min
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6.8 ★★★   <1k   Short, Animation
Directed by Paul Bochner
Various human faces shift from one to another.
cover Canada Vignettes: Instant French
1979 movie
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6.2 ★★   <1k   Short, Animation, Comedy
A parody ad for the perfect device for someone who has trouble learning the French language.
cover Canada Vignettes: Log Driver's Waltz
1979 movie • 3min
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7.4 ★★★★   <1k   Animation, Short, Comedy, Family, Music, Romance
Directed by John Weldon
A short illustrating a traditional Canadian folk song about a woman's admiration for the agility for her boyfriend, the log driver.
Music by Wade Hemsworth
Starring Anna McGarrigle, Kate McGarrigle
cover Canada Vignettes: Logger
1978 movie • 1min
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6.3 ★★   <1k   Documentary, Animation, Short, Comedy, History
Directed by Al Sens
The history of the development of modern logging techniques.
cover Canada Vignettes: Newfoundland
1978 movie • 1min
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6.3 ★★   <1k   Animation, Short, Documentary
Directed by George Geertsen
Written by Josef Reeve
A examination of the Viking explorers who were the first Europeans to discover Canada.
Starring Michael Kane
cover Canada Vignettes: News Canada
1978 movie • 3min
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6.9 ★★★   <1k   Animation, Short, Comedy, History
Directed by Yossi Abolafia
A profile of late 19th century Canada presented as a TV newscast.
Starring Earl Pennington, Kelly Ricard, Howard Ryshpan
cover Canada Vignettes: Onions and Garlic
1978 movie • 4min
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6.0 ★★   <1k   Animation, Comedy, Short, Family
Directed by Eva Szasz
Written by Eva Szasz
A traditional folk tale about a man's venture to introduce onions to a far away kingdom and a disreputable man's attempt to exploit that.
Starring Gail Garfinkle
cover Canada Vignettes: The Horse
1978 movie • 1min
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6.3 ★★   <1k   Animation, Short, History
Directed by Michael Mills
The story of the impact that the introduction of the horse had on the North American West.
Starring Vlasta Vrana
cover Canada Vignettes: The Maple Leaf
1978 movie • 1min
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6.5 ★★★   <1k   Animation, Short, History
Directed by Paul Bochner
A series of related images modeled after the maple leaf symbol on the Canadian national flag.
Music by Michel Donato, R. Emond
cover Canada Vignettes: Woolly Mammoth
1979 movie • 1min
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6.2 ★★   <1k   Short, Animation, Documentary
Directed by Bill Maylone
The theorized nature of the North American Wolly Mammoth is shown while one such animal has a close call with some thin ice.
Starring Stan Peters
cover Canada Vignettes: Wop May
1979 movie
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7.3 ★★★★   <1k   Animation, Short, Biography
Written by Donald Brittain
A film about the life and career of Canada's greatest bush pilot and his greatest adventure.
Starring Donald Brittain
cover Canon
1964 movie • 10min
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7.2 ★★★★   <1k   Animation, Short
Directed by Norman McLaren, Grant Munro
Perhaps the only film whose content is totally based on the musical form known as canon. The first sequence...
Music by Eldon Rathburn
cover Carface
2015 movie • 4min
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6.1 ★★   <1k   Animation, Short
Directed by Claude Cloutier
Music by Jean-Phi Goncalves
cover The Cat Came Back
1988 movie • 7min
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7.6 ★★★★★   1k   Animation, Short, Comedy, Family, Musical
Directed by Cordell Barker
Written by Cordell Barker
A pesky yellow cat becomes the bane of Mr. Johnson's life as it constantly outsmarts his increasingly desperate attempts to get rid of it.
Music by John McCulloch
Starring Richard Condie
cover The Cathedral
2002 movie • 7min
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7.5 ★★★★★   3k   Animation, Short, Sci-Fi
Directed by Tomek Baginski
Written by Tomek Baginski, Jacek Dukaj
An explorer visits what appears to be the ruins of a gothic cathedral. There seem to be some strange statues, though, whose faces follow him as he makes his way to the end; the sun comes out, and he stops at the edge of a cliff.
Music by Adam Rosiak
Starring Jola Rzebuska, Maria Kucharska, Marcin Jaskowski, Piotr Widlarz
cover Chairmen
1978 movie • 13min
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7.2 ★★★★   <1k   Short, Animation
Directed by Jean-Thomas Bédard
Written by Jean-Thomas Bédard
cover A Chairy Tale
1957 movie • 12min
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7.5 ★★★★★   <1k   Animation, Short, Comedy, Fantasy
Directed by Claude Jutra, Norman McLaren
An ordinary looking chair refuses to be sat upon.
Music by Chatur Lal, Ravi Shankar, Maurice Blackburn
Starring Claude Jutra
cover Charles et François
1987 movie • 15min
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6.8 ★★★   <1k   Short, Animation
Directed by Co Hoedeman
Written by Jean Charlebois
A touching story of the friendship between a grandfather and his grandson, this is a film about aging and death. Award-winning animator Co Hoedeman combines 3-D and cut-out animation techniques to create a very dramatic and moving film.
Music by François Dompierre
Starring Howard Ryshpan, Michael Shepperd, Linda Sorgini, Sandi Stahlbrand, Len Watt, Kim Yaroshevskaya
cover Chez madame Poule
2006 movie
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6.1 ★★   <1k   Animation, Short
Directed by Tali
Written by Tali
Music by René Lussier
cover A Christmas Carl
2008 video movie • 5min
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7.0 ★★★★   <1k   Animation, Short, Comedy, Family
Directed by Michael P. O'Hara
Written by Michael P. O'Hara, John Guertin
A hobo Santa shows up on a conservative fathers doorstep one Christmas Eve and sings his way into their hearts and home.
Music by Mary Margaret O'Hara, Anthony Micallif
Starring Brad Adamson, Madeline O'Hara
cover Christmas Cracker
1963 movie • 9min
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6.4 ★★   <1k   Animation, Short
Directed by Jeff Hale, Norman McLaren, Grant Munro
Three separate sequences related to Christmas, animated in different styles: cutout animation of children...
Music by Eldon Rathburn, Maurice Blackburn
Starring Grant Munro
cover Christopher Changes His Name
2000 movie • 7min
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6.1 ★★   <1k   Short, Animation
Directed by Cilia Sawadogo
Written by Itah Sadu
The story of a little boy who doesn't want to be called Christopher anymore.
Music by Chris Crilly
Starring Christopher Plumley, Itah Sadu
cover Christopher, Please Clean Up Your Room!
2001 movie • 7min
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7.3 ★★★★   <1k   Animation, Short, Family
Directed by Vincent Gauthier
Written by Sugith Varughese, Itah Sadu
Christopher is a terrific kid. He's cool, he's nice and he's smart. But he has one big problem... he's messy...
Music by Chris Crilly
Starring Itah Sadu
cover The Chubbchubbs!
2002 movie • 6min
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7.5 ★★★★★   3k   Animation, Short, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Directed by Eric Armstrong
Written by Jeff Wolverton
A janitor at an alien nightclub gets his wish to be a singer.
Music by Chance Thomas
Starring Brad Simonsen, Mortonette Jenkins, Jeff Wolverton, Peter Lurie, Rick Zieff, Dustin Adair, Eric Armstrong, Yakov Baytler, Mary Biondo, Sumit Das, Layne Friedman, Robert Gordon
cover Cipollino, the Onion Boy
1961 movie • 38min
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7.7 ★★★★★   <1k   Animation, Short, Family
Directed by Boris Dyozhkin
Written by Gianni Rodari, Mstislav PashchenkoRussian
The story about a little guerrilla leader of vegetable army that is fighting against the oppression of the poor by the rich - Signor Tomato and Prince Lemon.
Music by Karen Khachaturyan
cover Cityscape
1966 movie • 1min
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6.5 ★★★   <1k   Short, Animation
Directed by Ryan Larkin
cover Clair de Lune
2000 movie • 6min
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7.5 ★★★★★   <1k   Animation, Short
Directed by Samuel Armstrong
An animation of two egrets flying through the moonlit sky set to Debussy's composition "Clair de Lune".
Starring Leopold Stokowski
cover Climates
1974 movie • 10min
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7.4 ★★★★   <1k   Short, Animation
Directed by Suzanne Gervais
Music by Normand Roger
cover The Colours of My Father: A Portrait of Sam Borenstein
1992 movie • 29min
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7.1 ★★★★   <1k   Documentary, Animation, Short, Biography
Directed by Joyce Borenstein
Written by Joyce Borenstein
A glimpse of the life and work of painter Sam Borenstein.
Music by Normand Roger
Starring Griffith Brewer, Paul Soles
cover Come Again in Spring
2007 movie • 12min
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7.1 ★★★★   <1k   Animation, Short
Directed by Belinda Oldford
Written by Richard Kennedy
On a snowy winter day, old Hark is feeding the birds as he does every winter day when he is visited by Death...
Music by Judith Gruber-Stitzer
Starring Jack Duffy, David Hemblen
cover Concerto Grosso Modo
1985 movie • 7min
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6.8 ★★★   <1k   Musical, Short, Animation
Directed by Francois Aubry
Written by Francois Aubry
Musical notes have productive lives as a strings band plays.
Music by André Angelini
Starring Suzanne Cloutier, André Piette, Lauraine Chasle, Johanne Bouchard, Carol Michaud, Louise Colignon, Louis Cyr, Alain Gabriel, Louise Vachon
cover Confusion Through Sand
2013 movie • 13min
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6.9 ★★★   <1k   Animation, Short, Action, Drama, War
Directed by Danny Madden
Written by Danny Madden
A nineteen year old finds himself alone in a hostile desert, scared as hell and trained to react.
Starring Will Madden
cover The Conquerors
2011 movie • 12min
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7.5 ★★★★★   <1k   Animation, Short
Directed by Tibor Bánóczki, Sarolta Szabó
Written by Sarolta Szabó, Tibor BánóczkiEnglish, French
In this animated short, a young couple washed onto a strange, inhospitable shore, attempts to transform the land into an Eden...
Music by Christopher White
cover Conte de quartier
2006 movie • 15min
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6.8 ★★★   <1k   Animation, Short
Directed by Florence Miailhe
Written by Marie Desplechin, Florence Miailhe
Seven characters, who are not connected with each other, live a restless day in the district in renovation of a busting city...
Music by Denis Colin
cover Cooped
2014 movie • 9min
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7.3 ★★★★   <1k   Animation, Short, Comedy
Directed by Mike A. Smith
Written by Mike A. Smith
A sofa-bound dog is shocked to learn that a huge world lies outside the door-- the maddening, unbreakable door.
Music by John Askew, Cory Gray
Starring Jason T. Edwards, Brock Morse, Leo Edwards
cover Creature Comforts
1989 movie • 5min
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7.8 ★★★★★   5k   Animation, Comedy, Short, Family
Directed by Nick Park
Written by Nick Park
A humourous and thought provoking view of what animals in zoos might be thinking about their captivity and surroundings.
Starring Julie Sedgewick
cover The Critic
1963 movie • 4min
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7.1 ★★★★   <1k   Animation, Comedy, Short
Directed by Ernest Pintoff
Written by Mel Brooks
Mel Brooks is an old man watching abstract animations. He doesn't understand them, so he heckles with strange commentary...
Starring Mel Brooks
cover Curly: The Littlest Puppy
1995 video movie • 47min
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7.2 ★★★★   <1k   Animation, Comedy, Family
Directed by Toshiyuki Hiruma, Takashi
After her father loses his job, Haley is left with their grumpy aunt Judith who is enamored with her pedigree dog...
Music by Andrew Dimitroff
Starring Tony Ail, Nathan Aswell, Chera Bailey, Kathleen Barr, Garry Chalk, Lillian Carlson, Ian James Corlett, Michael Donovan, Kent Gallie, Philip Maurice Hayes, Roger Kelly, Ellen Kennedy
cover The Danish Poet
2006 movie • 15min
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7.6 ★★★★★   1k   Animation, Short, Romance
Directed by Torill Kove
Written by Torill Kove
A woman ponders over the strange coincidences that made her forefathers and -mothers meet and create the premises for her becoming the person that she is.
Music by Kevin Dean
Starring Liv Ullmann
cover Danny and the Wild Bunch
2014 movie • 5min
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7.4 ★★★★   <1k   Animation, Short, Action, Family, Fantasy
Directed by Robert Rugan
Written by Robert Rugan
A children's book author is told that her new manuscript needs to be 'darker', but when her revisions piss off the characters in the book, they come back to make some changes of their own.
Music by Brooks Ball
Starring Rob Tepper, Nora Zehetner
cover Dans les eaux profondes
2014 movie • 13min
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6.8 ★★★   <1k   Animation, Short, Drama
Directed by Sarah Van den Boom
Written by Sarah Van den BoomFrench
Three characters have in common a secret and intimate experience which seems to have a strong impact on their life...
Music by Pierre Caillet
Starring Fred Bianconi, Julian Casey, Miranda Handford, Richard Jutras, Denis Michaud, Joanna Noyes, Béatrice Picard, Mathilde van Den Boom
cover The Day Off
1980 movie • 10min
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6.3 ★★   <1k   Short, Animation
Directed by Sidney Goldsmith
Music by Douglas Atkinson
cover Deep Threat
1977 movie • 7min
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7.6 ★★★★★   <1k   Short, Animation
Directed by Zlatko Grgic
Written by Don Arioli
Music by Karl du Plessis
cover Dehors novembre
2005 movie • 7min
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7.9 ★★★★★   <1k   Animation, Short
Directed by Patrick Bouchard
Written by Marcel JeanFrench
cover Der Fuehrer's Face
1942 movie • 8min
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7.7 ★★★★★   3k   Family, Short, War, Animation, Comedy
Directed by Jack Kinney
Written by Dick Huemer, Joe GrantGerman, English
Donald Duck has a nightmare that he lives in Germany slaving under the Nazi regime.
Music by Oliver Wallace
Starring Billy Bletcher, Clarence Nash
cover Devil in the Room
2013 movie • 8min
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6.4 ★★   <1k   Documentary, Animation, Short, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Directed by Carla MacKinnon
Written by Carla MacKinnon
Have you ever woken in the night unable to move, certain that you are not alone? This is an experimental documentary examining what happens when dreams leak into waking life. It is about what is real, what is not, and if it even matters.
Music by Dominic de Grande
Starring Anne-Sophie Marie
cover The Dingles
1988 movie • 8min
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6.0 ★★   <1k   Animation, Comedy, Family, Short
Directed by Les Drew
Written by Les Drew, Helen Levchuk
The Dingles are Doris and her three cats. Life is idyllic, until the day a big windstorm threatens to blow the cats away...
Music by Normand Roger
Starring Emma Levine
cover Dinner for Two
1996 movie • 7min
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7.4 ★★★★   <1k   Animation, Short, Family
Directed by Janet Perlman
Written by Janet Perlman
Frogs, birds, lizards, a snake, alligators, and a lot of insects inhabit a pond; everyone's ready to eat...
Music by Judith Gruber-Stitzer
cover Distant Islands
1981 movie • 6min
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6.2 ★★   <1k   Short, Animation
Directed by Bettina Maylone
Written by Mike Poole
Music by Ken Hemmerick
Starring Nettie Wild
cover Divine Fate
1993 movie • 11min
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6.7 ★★★   <1k   Animation, Short
Directed by Ishu Patel
Written by Marilyn Bowering
An environmental morality tale. A divine gate gives one all that one desires, on the condition that...
Music by Normand Roger
Starring Linda Morrison, Jason Lang, Aron Tager, Susan Glover
cover Dji. Death Fails
2012 video movie • 4min
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6.4 ★★   <1k   Animation, Short, Comedy
Directed by Dmitri Voloshin
Written by Serdar Djumaev, Dmitri Voloshin, Vadim Novak
Dji is a terribly unlucky death who doesn't seem good at his job.
Music by Gogol Bordello
cover Dji. Death Sails
2014 movie • 5min
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7.0 ★★★★   <1k   Animation, Short, Comedy, Fantasy
Directed by Dmitri Voloshin
Written by Serdar Djumaev, Dmitri Voloshin, Vadim Novak
Bad days at work may happen in anyone's life, even if you are a Grim Reaper.
Music by Valentin Boghyan, Valentin Shkirka, Vladimir Kolesnikov
cover Dock Ellis & The LSD No-No
2010 video movie • 5min
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7.6 ★★★★★   <1k   Animation, Short, Biography, Comedy, Sport
Directed by James Blagden
In celebration of the greatest athletic achievement by a man on a psychedelic journey, No Mas and artist James Blagden proudly present the animated tale of Dock Ellis' legendary LSD no-hitter.
Starring Dock Ellis
cover Dollar Dance
1943 movie • 5min
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6.2 ★★   <1k   Animation, Short
Directed by Norman McLaren
Music by Louis Applebaum
cover The Drag
1966 movie • 9min
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6.6 ★★★   <1k   Animation, Short
Directed by Carlos Marchiori
Written by Gilbert Choquette, Carlos Marchiori
The film offers a comical look at dangers of addiction and the difficulties of quitting through the story of a chain smoker.
Music by Donald Douglas
cover Dreams of a Land
1987 movie • 8min
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6.6 ★★★   <1k   Animation, Short, History
Directed by Robert Doucet
Written by Samuel de Champlain, Eunice Macaulay
The story of Samuel de Champlain's futile search for a passage to China in North America and his later founding of Quebec.
Music by Alex Pauk
Starring Vlasta Vrana
cover The Eagleman Stag
2010 movie • 9min
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7.3 ★★★★   <1k   Animation, Short, Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Directed by Michael Please
Written by Michael Please
If you repeat the word 'fly' for long enough it sounds like you are saying 'life'. This is of no help to Peter. His answers lie in the brain of the beetle.
Music by Benedict Please
Starring David Cann, Tony Guilfoyle
cover Edmond
2015 movie • 10min
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7.2 ★★★★   <1k   Animation, Short, Comedy, Drama, Family
Directed by Nina Gantz
Written by Nina Gantz
A stop motion film about an oddball felted character who slips through floors into the past and the deepest parts of his psyche in his pursuit of self-understanding.
Music by Terence Dunn
cover Edmond Was a Donkey
2012 movie • 14min
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7.1 ★★★★   <1k   Animation, Short, Comedy, Drama
Directed by Franck Dion
Written by Franck Dion, Kathleen FeeFrench
When his co-workers tease Edmond by crowning him with a pair of donkey ears, he suddenly discovers his true nature. And though he comes to enjoy his new identity, an ever-widening chasm opens up between himself and others.
Music by Pierre Caillet
Starring Bérangère Bonvoisin, Benoît Brione, Gaëtan Gallier, Patrick Bouchitey, Kathleen Fee, Richard Dumont, Kent McQuaid, Daniel Brochu
cover Education for Death: The Making of the Nazi
1943 movie • 10min
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7.2 ★★★★   1k   Animation, Short, Comedy, Drama, War
Directed by Clyde Geronimi
Written by Gregor Ziemer, Joe GrantEnglish, German
A young German boy is indoctrinated into conforming with the Nazi social mindset
Music by Oliver Wallace
Starring Adolf Hitler, Art Smith
cover En marchant
1968 movie • 5min
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7.0 ★★★★   <1k   Animation, Short
Directed by Ryan Larkin
Written by Ryan Larkin
A cinematic portrait of people walking in their individual ways.
Music by Christopher Nutter, Pat Patterson, David Fraser
cover The End of Pinky
2013 movie • 8min
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7.2 ★★★★   <1k   Animation, Short
Directed by Claire Blanchet
Written by Claire Blanchet, Heather O'NeillEnglish, French
Three people meet in a seedy part of Montreal.
Music by Genevieve Levasseur
Starring Marc-André Grondin, Heather O'Neill
cover Endtrip
2013 movie • 5min
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6.7 ★★★   <1k   Animation, Short, Fantasy, Mystery
Directed by Olivier Ballast, Koen de Mol, Rick Franssen
Written by Rick Franssen, Olivier Ballast, Koen de Mol
In Endtrip we enter the mind of a drug overdosed girl and go on a journey through her subconsciousness.
Music by Tijs Ham
Starring Femke During, Cecile Hanrath, Veerle Cima, Myrthe van Gurp, Derk Reneman
cover The Energy Carol
1975 movie • 11min
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7.0 ★★★★   <1k   Short, Animation, Family, Comedy
Directed by Les Drew
Written by Les Drew
An unconventional version of The Christmas Carol. In this one, Ebenezer Stooge runs a power company...
Starring Grant Munro, George Geertsen, Gerald Budner, Don Arioli, Les Drew
cover Escargore
2015 movie • 5min
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6.9 ★★★   <1k   Animation, Short, Comedy, Horror
Directed by Oliver Hilbert
Written by Karl Wills, Oliver Hilbert
Five garden snails find themselves trapped in a kitchen of horrors and try to survive their final destination.
Music by Jason Smith
Starring Campbell Cooley, Geoff Houtman, Jodie Rimmer, Greg Johnson, Buddy
cover Every Child
1979 movie • 6min
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6.6 ★★★   <1k   Family, Comedy, Animation, Short
Directed by Eugene Fedorenko
Written by Bernard Carez, Raymond Pollender, Derek LambEnglish, French
An abandoned baby is repeatedly left on a series of doorsteps in a well to do community, only to be...
Starring Bernard Carez, Sophie Cowling, Raymond Pollender
cover Every Dog's Guide to Complete Home Safety
1986 movie • 10min
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7.1 ★★★★   <1k   Animation, Short, Comedy, Family
Directed by Les Drew
Written by Les Drew
A dedicated safety dog is run ragged protecting his dumb human family from their own carelessness.
Music by Eldon Rathburn
Starring Paul Brown, Harvey Atkin, Luba Goy, Henry Beckman
cover Exode
2014 movie • 8min
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6.5 ★★★   <1k   Animation, Short
Directed by Kathleen Cartier, Sandrine Gimenez, Nicolas MrikhiFrench
In a desert land, the last breath of a giant creature spurs the exodus of an entire people.
Music by Yuichiro Maeda
cover Expectations
1993 movie • 7min
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6.5 ★★★   <1k   Short, Animation
Directed by Suzanne Gervais
Written by Hélène Ouvard, Suzanne Gervais
Music by Ginette Bellavance, Daniel Toussaint
cover The Facts in the Case of Mister Hollow
2008 movie • 6min
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7.2 ★★★★   <1k   Animation, Short, Horror
Directed by Rodrigo Gudiño, Vincent Marcone
Written by Rodrigo Gudiño
The film centers on an unusual photograph dating back to the 1930s. An investigation of its particulars reveals a tapestry of secrets hidden in the details, and a tale of kidnapping and murder captured in a haunting moment.
Music by Johnny Hollow
Starring Julian Richings, Alan Alderton, Lea Lawrynowicz, Tony Morrone, Darryl Dougherty, Rogelio Gudiño, Behnaz Siahpustan
cover Falling Hare
1943 movie • 8min
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7.5 ★★★★★   <1k   Animation, Short, Adventure, Comedy, Family, War
Directed by Robert Clampett
Written by Warren Foster
Bugs encounters wartime sabotage and takes to the air to do battle.
Music by Carl W. Stalling
Starring Mel Blanc, Robert Clampett
cover The Family That Dwelt Apart
1973 movie • 8min
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7.0 ★★★★   <1k   Animation, Short, Comedy
Directed by Yvon Mallette
Written by E.B. White
A family of seven lives on a New England island with nobody else. One winter, they got stranded because the bay froze over...
Music by Eldon Rathburn
Starring E.B. White
cover The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore
2011 movie • 15min
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8.0 ★★★★★★   4k   Animation, Short, Adventure, Drama, Family
Directed by William Joyce, Brandon Oldenburg
Written by William Joyce
After a hurricane levels his city, a young man wanders into a mysterious library where books literally come to life.
Music by John Hunter
cover Fear Me Not
2011 movie • 5min
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8.4 ★★★★★★   <1k   Animation, Short, Romance
Directed by Malika Whitaker
Stages of the 'fear of commitment' in a relationship. The process from its discovery to overcoming the symptoms of it and gain freedom/happiness.
Music by Olivier Pacaud
cover Fine Feathers
1968 movie • 5min
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6.2 ★★   <1k   Short, Animation
Directed by Evelyn Lambart
Music by Miriam Samuelson, Mario Duchesne, Maurice Blackburn
cover Five for Four
1942 movie • 3min
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6.5 ★★★   <1k   Animation, Short
Directed by Norman McLaren
cover Flatlife
2004 movie • 11min
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7.6 ★★★★★   <1k   Animation, Short, Comedy
Directed by Jonas Geirnaert
Written by Jonas Geirnaert
The lives and interactions of four neighbours in an apartment building are seen simultaneously in four different rooms.
Music by Ward Seyssens
cover For the Birds
2000 movie • 3min
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8.1 ★★★★★★   22k   Animation, Short, Comedy, Family
Directed by Ralph Eggleston
Written by Ralph Eggleston
A group of snooty birds roosting on a telephone wire get their just desserts when a goofy bird drops in.
Starring Ralph Eggleston
cover Forming Game
2008 movie • 6min
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6.9 ★★★   <1k   Animation, Short
Directed by Malcolm Sutherland
Written by Malcolm Sutherland
Two people lay out a mat and, from a small speck, begin to create a increasingly larger and more erratic mass.
Music by Luigi Allemano
cover Foxed!
2013 movie • 4min
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6.9 ★★★   <1k   Animation, Short, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Directed by James E.D. Stewart, Nev Bezaire
Written by Nev Bezaire
When Emily is kidnapped by foxes and forced to work in the secret underground blue goo mines, she must use her determination to get back home only to uncover the foxes' mysterious plan.
Music by Mike Stanutz
Starring Fiona Highet, Athena Karkanis
cover Franz Kafka
1992 movie • 16min
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6.7 ★★★   <1k   Animation, Short, Biography
Directed by Piotr Dumala
Written by Piotr Dumala
Animated scenes from the Kafka's life, as told in his diaries.
Music by Janusz Hajdun
cover Freedom River
1971 movie • 7min
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7.1 ★★★★   <1k   Animation, Short
Directed by Sam Weiss
Written by Joseph C. Cavella, Warren H. Schmidt
Music by Ken Heller
Starring Orson Welles
cover From Far Away
2000 movie • 7min
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6.4 ★★   <1k   Short, Family, Animation
Directed by Shira Avni, Serne El-haj Daoud
Written by Sugith Varughese, Robert N. Munsch
A young girl leaves her war-torn country and adjusts to a new home with a different culture.
Music by Normand Roger
Starring Jesse Vinet
cover From the Big Bang to Tuesday Morning
2000 movie • 6min
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7.4 ★★★★   <1k   Animation, Short
Directed by Claude Cloutier
Written by Claude Cloutier
Music by Pierre Desrochers
cover Gagarin
1994 movie • 3min
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7.1 ★★★★   <1k   Animation, Short, Comedy
Directed by Alexij Kharitidi
Written by Alexij KharitidiRussian
A young caterpillar yearns to fly like the butterflies and birds, but cannot launch himself high enough to do so - until a couple start playing badminton nearby.
cover Garbage Angels
2008 movie • 5min
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7.0 ★★★★   <1k   Animation, Short
Directed by Pierre M. Trudeau
Written by Pierre M. Trudeau, Pierre-Michel Tremblay
Garbage Angels, odd life forms tell their tale of our society where everything seems to be disposable.
Music by Frédéric Lebrasseur
cover George and Rosemary
1987 movie • 9min
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6.8 ★★★   <1k   Animation, Comedy, Romance, Short
Directed by David Fine, Alison Snowden
Written by Alison Snowden, David Fine
An old shy man works up the gumption to meet a woman whom he has a crush on.
Music by Patrick Godfrey
Starring Cec Linder, Doris Malcolm, Marty Myers, Alexander Weldon
cover Geri's Game
1997 movie • 4min
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8.0 ★★★★★★   17k   Animation, Short, Family
Directed by Jan Pinkava
Written by Jan Pinkava
Geri sets up a chess game to play his greatest opponent - himself.
Music by Gus Viseur
Starring Bob Peterson
cover Get a Job
1985 movie • 11min
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6.6 ★★★   <1k   Animation, Comedy, Short
Directed by Brad Caslor
Written by Brad Caslor, Jay Brazeau, Derek Mazur
A young dog struggles to learn how to find a job.
Music by Jay Brazeau
Starring Al Simmons, Jay Brazeau, Francine Kirsch, Annis Kozub, Tasia Kozub, Kate McDonald, Ray St. Germain, Del Wagner, Bill Wallace, Bob Washington, Ilena Zaramba
cover Getting Started
1979 movie • 12min
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6.9 ★★★   <1k   Animation, Short, Comedy, Family, Music
Directed by Richard Condie
Written by Richard Condie
A concert pianist prepares to begin his practising for a major concert coming up. Unfortunately, he...
Music by Patrick Godfrey
Starring Richard Condie, Jay Brazeau
cover The Girl Who Hated Books
2006 movie • 7min
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6.3 ★★   <1k   Animation, Short, Family
Directed by Jo Meuris
Written by Sugith Varughese
A book hating girl must discover the power of reading when the characters of the books her family owns spill out of their books and infest the house.
Music by Janet Lumb, Dino Giancola
Starring Thor Bishopric, Elizabeth Lofranco, Michael Rudder, Harry Standjofski
cover Git Gob
2009 movie • 2min
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6.6 ★★★   <1k   Animation, Short
Directed by Philip Eddolls
Written by Philip Eddolls
Two creatures wonder, What is a hole?
Music by Luigi Allemano
cover The Giving Tree
1973 movie • 10min
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7.6 ★★★★★   <1k   Animation, Short, Family
Directed by Charlie Hayward
Written by Shel Silverstein
A boy and a tree grow old together.
Music by Shel Silverstein
Starring Shel Silverstein
cover The Great Toy Robbery
1963 movie • 7min
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7.1 ★★★★   <1k   Animation, Short
Directed by Jeff Hale
Music by Donald Douglas
Starring Richard Gilbert
cover Gulliver's Travels
1939 movie • 76min
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6.8 ★★★   2k   Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Directed by Dave Fleischer
Written by Edmond Seward, Izzy Sparber, Cal Howard
Gulliver washes ashore on Lilliput and attempts to prevent war between that tiny kingdom and its equally minuscule rival...
Music by Victor Young
Starring Jessica Dragonette, Lanny Ross, Pinto Colvig, Cal Howard, Jack Mercer, Sam Parker, Tedd Pierce, Livonia Warren
cover Gumbasia
1955 movie • 3min
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6.5 ★★★   <1k   Animation, Short
Directed by Art Clokey
Clay objects of all sizes, shapes and colors contort and reshape themselves to a jazz music score.
cover The Happy Prince
1974 movie • 25min
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8.6 ★★★★★★★   <1k   Animation, Short, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Directed by Michael Mills
Written by Oscar Wilde, Michael Mills
A royal statue makes friends with a small swallow.
Music by Ron Goodwin
Starring Christopher Plummer, Glynis Johns, John Codner, Jill Frappier, Howard Ryshpan
cover Happy, The Littlest Bunny
1994 video movie • 47min
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6.4 ★★   <1k   Animation, Adventure, Family
Directed by Toshiyuki Hiruma, Takashi
Written by Lawrence H. Hartstein
The smallest of three rabbit brothers is always being picked on due to his size. But with the help of his chipmunk friend, he decides to adopt a new personality, which eventually makes him Cornwall County's worst nightmare.
Music by Andrew Dimitroff
Starring Tony Ail, Nathan Aswell, Chera Bailey, Kathleen Barr, Garry Chalk, Lillian Carlson, Ian James Corlett, Michael Donovan, Kent Gallie, Philip Maurice Hayes, Roger Kelly, Ellen Kennedy
cover Harvie Krumpet
2003 movie • 23min
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8.0 ★★★★★★   6k   Animation, Comedy, Short, Drama
Directed by Adam Elliot
Written by Luke Elliot, Adam Elliot
The odd biography of a man who has Tourette's Syndrome, chronic bad luck, menial jobs, nudist tendencies, and a book of "fakts" hung around his neck.
Starring Geoffrey Rush, Kamahl, John Flaus, Julie Forsyth
cover Head Over Heels
2012 movie • 11min
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7.5 ★★★★★   1k   Animation, Short, Comedy, Family, Romance
Directed by Timothy Reckart
Written by Timothy Reckart
Walter and Madge have grown apart: he lives on the floor and she lives on the ceiling. When Walter tries to reignite their old romance, the couple must face their equilibrium.
Music by Jered Sorkin
Starring Nigel Anthony, Rayyah McCaul
cover The Head Vanishes
2016 movie • 10min
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6.2 ★★   <1k   Animation, Short, Comedy, Drama
Directed by Franck Dion
Written by Franck DionFrench
Jacqueline has lost her mind a bit, but whatever, for her trip to the seaside, she has decided to take the train by herself, like a big girl!
Music by Pierre Caillet
cover Hen Hop
1942 movie • 4min
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6.3 ★★   <1k   Animation, Short
Directed by Norman McLaren
In a drawn-on-film animation, a hen gradually breaks apart into an abstract movement of lines as it dances to a barn dance.
cover Here There Be Tygers
1989 movie • 10min
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7.8 ★★★★★   <1k   Animation, Short, Sci-Fi
Directed by Vladimir Samsonov
Written by Sergei Task, Ray BradburyRussian
Set in the future, a rocket ship from Earth travels to a far universe and touches down on an unknown planet with a mission to exploit its natural resources. However, this is planet is like no other, it seems to be alive.
Music by Anatoliy Kiselyov
cover Here and the Great Elsewhere
2012 movie • 14min
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7.4 ★★★★   <1k   Animation, Short
Directed by Michèle Lemieux
Written by Michèle Lemieux
This abstract yet compelling philosophical tale uses the Alexeïeff-Parker pinscreen as a metaphor for the particles that make up the universe...
Music by Armand Amar
Starring Louis Champagne
cover The Hoarder
1969 movie • 8min
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6.6 ★★★   <1k   Animation, Short
Directed by Evelyn Lambart
Music by Maurice Blackburn
cover Hollow Land
2013 movie • 14min
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6.5 ★★★   <1k   Animation, Short, Drama
Directed by Michelle Kranot, Uri Kranot
Written by Michal Pfeffer, Uri Kranot, Michelle Kranot
In this evocative film about the eternal human search for home, Berta and Solomon arrive in a land that promises respite from their many journeys. But have they found utopia... or just another stop on their long journey?
Music by Uri Kranot
cover Hors-d'oeuvre
1960 movie • 8min
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6.2 ★★   <1k   Short, Animation
Directed by Jeff Hale, Derek Lamb, Arthur Lipsett
cover Hot Stuff
1971 movie • 9min
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6.5 ★★★   <1k   Animation, Short, Comedy, Family
Directed by Zlatko Grgic
Written by Don Arioli
In the prehistoric era, man is freezing when the gods take pity and give him warmth (fire). But there's a condition: don't be careless...
Music by Bill Brooks
Starring Don Arioli, Gerald Budner, John Howe
cover How Dinosaurs Learned to Fly
1995 movie • 6min
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6.5 ★★★   <1k   Animation, Short, Family
Directed by Munro Ferguson
Written by Munro Ferguson
In short: they liked jumping off cliffs, and didn't like landing, so one started flapping his arms, and it worked.
Music by Normand Roger
Starring Jackie Burroughs, Liz MacRae, Mark Trafford
cover How Walt Disney Cartoons Are Made
1939 movie • 9min
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6.5 ★★★   <1k   Documentary, Animation, Short
Behind the scenes of Snow White and the Seven Dwarves, as well as a general look at the different departments involved in making a cartoon.
Starring Samuel Armstrong, Frank Churchill, Les Clark, Walt Disney, Norman Ferguson, David Hand, Hamilton Luske, James MacDonald, Oliver Wallace
cover How Wings Are Attached to the Backs of Angels
1996 movie • 10min
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7.4 ★★★★   <1k   Animation, Short
Directed by Craig Welch
Black and white drawings blended with photographic images depict an old man, with various tiny gadgets...
Music by Normand Roger
Starring Louise Leroux
cover How a Mosquito Operates
1912 movie • 6min
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6.4 ★★   <1k   Animation, Comedy, Short
Directed by Winsor McCay
Written by Winsor McCay
A hungry mosquito spots and follows a man on his way home. The mosquito slips into the room where the man is sleeping, and gets ready for a meal. His first attempts startle the man and wake him up, but the mosquito is very persistent.
cover The Hungry Squid
2002 movie • 15min
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6.3 ★★   <1k   Animation, Short
Directed by John Weldon
Written by John Weldon
Music by Chris Crilly
Starring Derek McGrath
cover Hungu
2008 movie • 9min
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6.5 ★★★   <1k   Animation, Short, Drama
Directed by Nicolas Brault
Inspired by an African legend, the story of a mother resurrected by her son under the form of a musical instrument.
Music by René Lussier
cover A Hunting Lesson
2001 movie • 13min
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6.9 ★★★   <1k   Animation, Short
Directed by Jacques Drouin
Written by Jacques Drouin, Jacques Godbout
Music by Benoît Groulx
Starring Michel Mongeau
cover I Have Seen the Future
2007 movie • 5min
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7.4 ★★★★   <1k   Animation, Short
Directed by Cam Christiansen
Written by Kris Demeanor
A tennis court confrontation with the young kids of a wealthy Calgary suburb forces a father and son to look inward.
Music by Kris Demeanor
Starring Kris Demeanor
cover I Know an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly
1964 movie • 6min
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6.9 ★★★   <1k   Animation, Family, Short
Directed by Derek Lamb
Written by Derek Lamb
Music by Eldon Rathburn
Starring Burl Ives
cover I Met the Walrus
2007 movie • 5min
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7.0 ★★★★   <1k   Documentary, Animation, Short, Music, War
Directed by Josh Raskin
Written by Josh Raskin
The animated illustration of a 14-year-old's interview with John Lennon in 1969.
Starring Jerry Levitan, John Lennon
cover The Idea
1932 movie • 30min
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7.0 ★★★★   <1k   Short, Animation
Directed by Berthold Bartosch
Written by Frans Masereel
When a liberal idea emerges in a tyranny ruled society, power and wealth unite to bring it down.
Music by Arthur Honegger
cover If Only
1987 movie • 9min
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6.2 ★★   <1k   Short, Animation
Directed by Marc Aubry
Written by Marc Aubry
Music by Denis Larochelle
Starring Normand Brathwaite, Marc Labrèche
cover The Impossible Map
1947 movie • 10min
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6.8 ★★★   <1k   Documentary, Animation, Short
Directed by Evelyn Lambart
Starring Bill Bolt
cover Imprints
2004 movie • 6min
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7.1 ★★★★   <1k   Animation, Short
Directed by Jacques DrouinFrench, French
Starring Jacques Drouin
cover In the Fall
2011 movie • 2min
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6.7 ★★★   <1k   Animation, Short, Comedy, Drama
Directed by Steve Cutts
While watering plants, a man slips on a banana peel and falls from the rooftop of a tall building. As he's falling to his death, blackbirds appear and play him a movie reel that recapitulates his life, which makes him realize something.
Music by Guided By Voices
cover In the Labyrinth
1979 movie • 21min
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7.6 ★★★★★   <1k   Short, Animation
Directed by Roman Kroitor, Colin Low, Hugh O'Connor
A multi-image large-format film retelling of the Greek myth of Theseus and symbolizing the life of a modern man; each one in a personal labyrinth that must find their own path to triumph.
Music by Eldon Rathburn
cover Inaudible
2015 movie • 7min
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6.9 ★★★   <1k   Animation, Short
Directed by Gints Zilbalodis
Written by Gints Zilbalodis
A musician becomes deaf and struggles to adapt to a new life.
Music by Bertrams Pauls Purviskis
cover The Interior Monologue of Gill the Goldfish
2007 movie • 7min
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8.2 ★★★★★★   <1k   Animation, Short, Comedy
Directed by Jim Goodall
Written by Max Reid, Jim Goodall
Gill, a disgruntled goldfish, decides to take drastic action in order to get the fish-babe of his dreams.
Music by Jim McGrath
Starring Seán Cullen, Mathew Peart, Tara Spencer-Nairn
cover A Is for Autism
1992 movie • 11min
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7.1 ★★★★   <1k   Documentary, Animation, Short
Directed by Tim Webb
Music by Thomas Wickens, Alan Carter
Starring Matthew Beguley, Sheila Beguley, Temple Grandin, Luke Hemstock, Stewart Hogg, Daniel Sellers, Jean Stanley, Justin Sutton
cover Islet
2003 movie • 7min
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7.7 ★★★★★   <1k   Animation, Short
Directed by Nicolas Brault
For an Inuit fisherman, technology means absurdity. Floating out on a block of ice, he doesn't have any other choice to grab onto some flying fish to save himself.
Music by Guy Pelletier
cover Issues
2011 tv series
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7.1 ★★★★   <1k   Animation
Directed by Matt Oates
Written by Matt Oates, Josh Cooke
Created by Josh Cooke, Matt Oates
Starring Josh Cooke
cover Jaime Lo, Small and Shy
2006 movie • 8min
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7.2 ★★★★   <1k   Animation, Short
Directed by Lillian Chan
Written by Lillian ChanFrench, English
Jaime Lo, a shy Chinese-Canadian girl, observes the world around her through her drawings. When Jaime's father is sent to Hong Kong for a year-long work assignment, Jaime must use her creativity to cope with his absence.
Music by Luigi Allemano, Kid Koala
Starring Alexandra Lai
cover Jeu
2006 movie • 4min
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7.3 ★★★★   <1k   Animation, Short
Directed by Georges Schwizgebel
Against the background of 's "Scherzo" from 'Piano Concerto, No. 2, Op.16', various visual...
Music by Louis Schwizgebel, Sergei Prokofiev, Philippe Béran, Orchestre de Romande la Suisse
cover John and Michael
2004 movie • 11min
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7.3 ★★★★   <1k   Animation, Short, Drama
Directed by Shira Avni
Written by Shira Avni
Pays homage to two men with Down syndrome who shared an intimate and profoundly loving relationship that deeply affected the filmmaker. Animated with clay back-lit on glass, the film shimmers like stained glass in motion.
cover Johnny Express
2014 movie • 5min
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7.9 ★★★★★   <1k   Animation, Short, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Directed by Kyungmin Woo
Written by Jisang Kim, Kyungmin Woo
In the year 2150, Johnny, a lazy Space Delivery Man, must deliver a package on a planet he does not fully understand.
Music by Myungjong Kim
cover Jours de plaine
1990 movie • 6min
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6.6 ★★★   <1k   Animation, Short, Musical
Directed by Réal Bérard, André Leduc
Written by Réal BérardFrench
A musical celebration of the French Canadian heritage in the Canadian West.
Music by Daniel Lavoie
cover Junko's Shamisen
2010 movie • 11min
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7.9 ★★★★★   <1k   Animation, Short, Drama, Thriller
Directed by Sol Friedman
Written by Sol Friedman
A young Japanese orphan, and her mystical friend, exact poetic justice on a malevolent samurai lord.
Music by Hiroya Miura
Starring David Fujino, Benny Min, Clemence Wong
cover The Junky's Christmas
1993 movie • 21min
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7.5 ★★★★★   <1k   Animation, Short
Directed by Nick Donkin, Melodie McDaniel
Written by James Grauerholz, William S. Burroughs
Burroughs takes down a book and reads us the story of Danny the Carwiper, who spends Christmas Day trying to score a fix...
Music by Hal Willner
Starring William S. Burroughs, Susan Ashline, Dayton Bard, Jon Blumb, Jennifer Brosseau, Susan Brosseau, John Dillon, Jose Ferez, James Grauerholz, Steven Lowe, James McCrary, David Ohle
cover Kalki
2013 movie • 2min
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8.6 ★★★★★★★   <1k   Animation, Short, Drama, Thriller, War
Directed by Ishan Shukla
Written by Ishan Shukla
In a world crippled by oil wars, economy & chaos the tenth incarnation of God rises.
Starring David Seys
cover Karate Kids
1990 movie • 21min
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6.5 ★★★   <1k   Short, Animation
Directed by Derek Lamb
Written by Derek Lamb
Music by Tim Tickner, Greg Adams
cover Karma Ghost
2002 movie • 4min
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7.2 ★★★★   <1k   Animation, Short
Directed by Billy Blob
Written by Billy Blob
Music by Billy Blob
cover Keep Your Mouth Shut
1944 movie • 3min
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6.4 ★★   <1k   Animation, Short, War
Directed by Norman McLaren
A Nazi death's head "congratulates" Canadians for all the helpful military intelligence he overheard from loose talk and gossip.
Starring Lorne Greene
cover Keith Reynolds Can't Make It Tonight
2008 movie • 7min
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6.7 ★★★   <1k   Animation, Short
Directed by Felix Massie
Written by Felix Massie
Keith Reynolds leaves his hat in his car. This isn't the only mistake he makes today.
Starring Scott Johnson
cover Key Lime Pie
2007 movie • 4min
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7.1 ★★★★   <1k   Animation, Short, Comedy
Directed by Trevor Jimenez
Written by Trevor Jimenez
In this animated spin on the noir genre, A man's obsession with key lime pie brings him to the brink of insanity and a chance encounter with the grim reaper.
Music by Aaron Tsang
Starring Trevor Jimenez
cover Kid Stuff
1990 movie • 5min
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7.1 ★★★★   <1k   Animation, Short, Family
Directed by Pierre M. Trudeau
Written by Pierre M. Trudeau
When a doodling child overhears a family argument the tension from it spills over into his art and imagination.
Music by Louis Gagné
Starring Louis Gagné, Ronald Henning, Louise Hugues
cover King Size
1968 movie • 7min
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6.3 ★★   <1k   Animation, Short
Directed by Kaj Pindal
Written by Kaj Pindal
Music by Donald Douglas
Starring Pat Burns
cover L'ours renifleur
1992 movie • 8min
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6.9 ★★★   <1k   Animation, Short
Directed by Co Hoedeman
Written by Co Hoedeman
An animated film that uses the Arctic landscape and the traditional Inuit characters of the Bear, the Seal and the Owl to raise young people's awareness about the harmful effects that substance abuse represents.
Music by Guy Trépanier
cover La basse cour
1992 movie • 5min
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6.9 ★★★   <1k   Animation, Short
Directed by Michèle Cournoyer
Written by Michèle Cournoyer
She is asleep, dreaming. Suddenly the phone rings. On the other end of the line her lover asks her to come...
Music by Ginette Bellavance, Daniel Toussaint
cover La maison de Jean-Jacques
1967 movie • 8min
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6.6 ★★★   <1k   Animation, Short, Comedy
Directed by Ron Tunis
Written by Don Arioli
A humorous animation film about a fellow who builds his house in the best suburb he can afford, but he wants something special.
Music by Donald Douglas, F. Whitman Trecartin
Starring Don Arioli, Les Nirenberg, Ben Lennick
cover La poulette grise
1947 movie • 6min
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6.3 ★★   <1k   Animation, Short, Musical
Directed by Norman McLaren
An experimental short film of images and music made by Norman McLaren.
cover Lady Fishbourne's Complete Guide to Better Table Manners
1976 movie • 6min
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7.1 ★★★★   <1k   Animation, Short, Comedy, Family
Directed by Janet Perlman
The elegant Lady F. runs through the basics of table manners, while her guests illustrate the do's and don'ts.
Music by Eldon Rathburn
Starring Debby Adelman, John Weldon
cover The Lady Paranorma
2011 movie • 6min
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7.6 ★★★★★   <1k   Animation, Short, Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Directed by Vincent Marcone
Written by Vincent Marcone
Music by Janine White
Starring James Fisher, Sarah Legault, Eric Martin, Selina Mullins, Peter Murphy, Gary Pullin, Nicole Pullin, Marcia Shiota, Michelle Vela
cover Land of the Heads
2009 movie • 6min
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6.7 ★★★   <1k   Animation, Short, Fantasy, Horror
Directed by Claude Barras, Cédric Louis
Written by Claude Barras, Julien SulserFrench
Emile is an unhappy little vampire, doing a job he detests, in a world plunged into perpetual gloom. He serves a despotic mistress who loathes wrinkles, in the most extreme way.
Music by Denis L. Chartrand, Pierre Yves Drapeau, Normand Roger
cover The Landscape Painter
1976 movie • 8min
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7.7 ★★★★★   <1k   Animation, Short, Fantasy
Directed by Jacques Drouin
Written by Jacques Drouin
An artist creates a painting of the landscape he sees, then finds he can literally climb into the picture to see the fantastic world inside.
Music by Denis Larochelle
cover Le chapeau
1999 movie • 6min
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6.9 ★★★   <1k   Animation, Short
Directed by Michèle Cournoyer
Written by Michèle Cournoyer
An exotic dancer recalls an incident from her childhood where she was physically abused by a male visitor.
Music by Jean Derome
cover Le château de sable
1977 movie • 13min
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7.0 ★★★★   <1k   Family, Fantasy, Animation, Short
Directed by Co HoedemanFrench, English
On a sandy desert, a man made of sand constructs other sand creatures to help make a beautiful sand castle for themselves.
Music by Normand Roger
cover Le cirque
2010 movie • 7min
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6.7 ★★★   <1k   Animation, Short
Directed by Nicolas Brault
Written by Nicolas Brault, Sylvain Charbonneau
In the vestibule of a hospital room, a young boy waits to see his dying mother. The clamor and spiralling movements of bodies around him intensify...
Music by Denis L. Chartrand, Pierre Yves Drapeau, Normand Roger
Starring Jean Pierre Bergeron, Sophie Clément, Jacques Godin, Josée Lefebvre, Marie-Ève Milot
cover Le corbeau et le renard
1969 movie • 3min
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7.0 ★★★★   <1k   Animation, Short
Directed by Francine Desbiens, Pierre Hébert, Yves Leduc
Written by Jean de La FontaineFrench
cover Le jardin d'Écos
1997 movie • 11min
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6.6 ★★★   <1k   Animation, Drama, Short
Directed by Co Hoedeman
Written by Co Hoedeman
The animal inhabitants of a secluded area find themselves in an increasingly violent conflict when intruders disrupt the ecological balance.
Music by Gaëtan Gravel, Serge LaForest
cover Le merle
1958 movie • 4min
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7.5 ★★★★★   <1k   Animation, Short
Directed by Norman McLarenFrench
Cut out animation set to the French-Canadian nonsense song 'Le merle' (The Blackbird)
Music by Maurice Blackburn
cover Le théâtre de Marianne
2004 movie • 16min
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6.4 ★★   <1k   Animation, Short
Directed by Co Hoedeman
Written by Co Hoedeman, Hélène Ducharme
Film d'animation magique pour petits et grands. Sur la scène d'un grand théâtre apparaît un castelet...
Music by Robert Marcel Lepage
cover Les journaux de Lipsett
2010 movie • 14min
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7.2 ★★★★   <1k   Animation, Short
Directed by Theodore Ushev
Written by Chris RobinsonFrench
A descent into the maelstrom of anguish that tormented , a famed Canadian experimental filmmaker who died at 49.
Starring Xavier Dolan, Samuel Jacques, Jarvis Robinson Neall
cover Lifted
2006 movie • 5min
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8.0 ★★★★★★   13k   Animation, Short, Family, Sci-Fi
Directed by Gary Rydstrom
Written by Maxwell Brace IV, Gary Rydstrom, Jeff Pidgeon
A teenage alien tries to abduct a sleeping human, but with so many switches to do so, it's nearly impossible.
Music by Michael Giacchino
cover Lights for Gita
2001 movie • 8min
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6.0 ★★   <1k   Animation, Short, Family
Directed by Michel Vo
Written by Sugith Varughese
Music by Normand Roger
Starring Majella Castellano, Kenneth Fernandez, Rosalind Garland, Shalini Singh, Ivan Smith
cover Lines: Horizontal
1962 movie • 6min
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7.0 ★★★★   <1k   Animation, Short
Directed by Evelyn Lambart, Norman McLaren
Lines: Horizontal is a movie made by etching lines directly onto film, like its sister Lines: Vertical. The entire movie consists of horizontal lines dancing in various mathematical patterns to beautiful music.
Music by Pete Seeger
cover Little Spirit: Christmas in New York
2008 tv movie • 60min
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6.0 ★★   <1k   Animation, Family, Fantasy
Directed by Leopoldo Gout, Susan Holden
Written by Leopoldo Gout, Andy Rheingold
When a friendly cabbie tells two young sisters the story of a boy named Leo, a magical adventure begins.
Music by Duncan Sheik
Starring Shawn Andrew, Todd Cummings, Michael Hall D'Addario, Danny DeVito, Ramsey Faragallah, Lucy Liu, Les Mau, Fred Newman, Freddy Rodríguez, Rachel Schier, Brenda Song, Dan Tamborelli
cover Logorama
2009 movie • 16min
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7.6 ★★★★★   4k   Animation, Short, Action, Comedy, Crime
Directed by François Alaux, Hervé de Crécy, Ludovic Houplain
Written by Hervé de Crécy, François Alaux, Ludovic Houplain
Police chase an armed criminal in a version of Los Angeles comprised entirely of corporate logos.
Music by Bryan Ray Turcotte
Starring Bob Stephenson, Sherman Augustus, Aja Evans, Joel Michaely, Matt Winston, Andrew Kevin Walker, David Fincher, Gregory J. Pruss, Josh Eichenbaum, Jaime Ray Newman, Pauline Moingeon Vallès
cover Love Songs from an Android
2013 movie • 10min
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8.1 ★★★★★★   <1k   Animation, Short, Action, Fantasy, Romance
Directed by Sol Friedman
Written by Sol Friedman
A robot flees from the heartache of unrequited love.
Music by Hiroya Miura, Keir Brownstone
Starring Lauren Bullivant, Joe Kingsbury, Benny Min, Sol Friedman, Mafalda Gugliuzzi
cover Love in the Time of Advertising
2014 movie • 9min
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7.6 ★★★★★   <1k   Animation, Short, Comedy, Romance
Directed by Matt Berenty, David Bokser
Written by David Bokser, Matt Berenty
Love in the Time of Advertising is an animated short film about a young man living inside of a billboard...
Music by Hunter Curra
Starring Hunter Curra, Jillinda Palmer
cover Ludovic: Magic in the Air
2002 movie • 12min
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7.1 ★★★★   <1k   Animation, Short, Family
Directed by Co Hoedeman
Written by Co Hoedeman, Marie-Francine HébertFrench
C'est l'automne dans toute sa splendeur et le petit Ludovic s'amuse au parc. À sa grande joie, un autre ourson vient vers lui...
Music by Daniel Lavoie
cover Ludovic: Visiting Grandpa
2001 movie • 11min
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7.6 ★★★★★   <1k   Animation, Short, Family
Directed by Co Hoedeman
Written by Co Hoedeman, Marie-Francine Hébert
cover Luxo Jr.
1986 movie • 2min
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7.4 ★★★★   9k   Animation, Short, Family
Directed by John Lasseter
Written by John Lasseter
A larger lamp watches while a smaller, younger lamp plays exuberantly with a ball but doesn't pick up the knack of correct handling.
cover MacPherson
2012 movie • 11min
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8.3 ★★★★★★   <1k   Animation, Short
Directed by Martine ChartrandFrench
This animated film by Martine Chartrand (Black Soul) recounts the friendship between a young Félix Leclerc and Frank Randolph Macpherson...
Music by Geoffrey Mitchell, Jean-François Dumas, Dominic Desrochers, Luzio Altobelli
cover Madame Tutli-Putli
2007 movie • 17min
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7.3 ★★★★   2k   Animation, Short, Thriller
Directed by Chris Lavis, Maciek Szczerbowski
Written by Chris Lavis, Maciek Szczerbowski
Madame Tutli-Putli boards the Night Train, weighed down with all her earthly possessions and the ghosts of her past...
Music by Jean-Frédéric Messier, David Bryant
Starring Laurie Maher
cover The Magic Flute
1977 movie • 8min
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7.7 ★★★★★   <1k   Animation, Short
Directed by Gayle Thomas
Written by Gayle Thomas
Music by Keith Tedman
cover Magic Gift of the Snowman
1995 video movie • 47min
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6.4 ★★   <1k   Animation, Family
Directed by Toshiyuki Hiruma, Takashi
Written by Lawrence H. Hartstein
A magical snowman takes two children on the adventure of a lifetime! Everybody knows that Christmas is the time when miracles happen...
Music by Andrew Dimitroff
Starring Tony Ail, Nathan Aswell, Chera Bailey, Kathleen Barr, Garry Chalk, Lillian Carlson, Ian James Corlett, Michael Donovan, Kent Gallie, Philip Maurice Hayes, Roger Kelly, Ellen Kennedy
cover The Magic of Anansi
2001 movie • 7min
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6.5 ★★★   <1k   Short, Animation, Family
Directed by Jamie Mason
Written by Sugith Varughese
Music by Luigi Allemano
Starring Winston Sutton
cover Malice in Wonderland
1982 movie • 4min
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7.0 ★★★★   <1k   Animation, Short
Directed by Vince Collins
A jet-propelled white rabbit flies through the vulva of a supine woman into a wonderland where people and objects turn inside out...
cover Mamori
2010 movie • 8min
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6.1 ★★   <1k   Animation, Short
Directed by Karl Lemieux
Written by Karl Lemieux
Music by Francisco López
cover Man
2012 video movie • 4min
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7.6 ★★★★★   <1k   Animation, Short, Comedy
Directed by Steve Cutts
500 000 years ago, the modern man appears. He treats the animals and nature as a consumer, with frivolity and cruelty, and pridefully turns the world into a dumpster. However, someone is watching.
cover The Man Who Planted Trees
1987 movie • 30min
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8.6 ★★★★★★★   4k   Animation, Short, Drama, Family
Directed by Frédéric Back
Written by Jean Giono, Jean RobertsFrench
The story of a shepherd's single handed quest to re-forest a barren valley.
Music by Normand Roger
Starring Philippe Noiret, Christopher Plummer
cover The Man Who Stole Dreams
1987 movie • 10min
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7.6 ★★★★★   <1k   Animation, Fantasy, Short
Directed by Joyce Borenstein
Written by Barbara Taylor
An evil man steals the dreams of an entire village over several nights, until the villagers, with no dreams left...
Music by Wende Bartley
Starring Joan Heney, Vlasta Vrana, Joyce Borenstein, Andrew Bednarski, Shirley Merovitz
cover The Man with No Shadow
2004 movie • 9min
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7.2 ★★★★   <1k   Animation, Short, Drama
Directed by Georges Schwizgebel
Written by Adelbert von ChamissoFrench
A solitary man without a shadow rises from his desk, dons his hat, and leaves his apartment. He walks through a city to a large door...
Music by Judith Gruber-Stitzer
cover Man: The Polluter
1973 movie • 53min
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6.6 ★★★   <1k   Animation
Directed by Don Arioli, Milan Blazekovic, Zlatko Bourek
Music by Tomislav Simovic
Starring Fred H. Knelman
cover Mary & Myself
2013 movie • 7min
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6.0 ★★   <1k   Documentary, Animation, Short
Directed by Sam Decoste
Written by Sam Decoste
Music by Judith Gruber-Stitzer
Starring Jia Tsu Thompson
cover A Matter of Loaf and Death
2008 movie • 30min
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7.6 ★★★★★   10k   Animation, Short, Comedy, Crime, Family, Mystery
Directed by Nick Park
Written by Nick Park, Bob Baker
Wallace and his dog, Gromit, open a bakery and get tied up with a murder mystery. But, when Wallace falls in love Gromit is left to solve the case.
Music by Julian Nott
Starring Peter Sallis, Sally Lindsay, Melissa Collier, Sarah Laborde, Geraldine McEwan, Ben Whitehead
cover Metadata
1971 movie • 9min
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6.4 ★★   <1k   Short, Animation
Directed by Peter Foldes
A new direction in the art of film animation--using a computer to assist the animator. In this film...
Music by Alain Clavier, Maurice Blackburn
cover Minoru: Memory of Exile
1992 movie • 19min
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7.2 ★★★★   <1k   Short, Animation
Directed by Michael Fukushima
Starring Minoru Fukushima
cover Mirrors of Time
1991 movie • 23min
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6.8 ★★★   <1k   Animation, Short
Directed by Jean-Jacques Leduc
Written by Jean-Jacques Leduc
Music by Pierre Desrochers, Gilles Quintal
Starring Michel Mongeau, Hélène Pedneault, Neil Shee, Michel Trahan, Marilyn Weston
cover Mon enfant, ma terre
1998 movie • 4min
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7.1 ★★★★   <1k   Animation, Short
Directed by Francine Desbiens
Written by Francine DesbiensFrench, English
Music by Robert Marcel Lepage
Starring Patricia Marceau, Vincent Potel, Isabelle Rajotte
cover Money as Debt
2006 movie • 47min
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8.3 ★★★★★★   <1k   Documentary, Animation
Directed by Paul Grignon
Written by Paul Grignon
The monetary systems practiced through modern banking.
Music by Paul Grignon
Starring Bob Bossin
cover A Morning Stroll
2011 movie • 7min
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6.8 ★★★   <1k   Animation, Short, Action, Family
Directed by Grant Orchard
Written by Casper G. Clausen, Grant Orchard
When a New Yorker walks past a chicken on his morning stroll, we are left to wonder which one is the real city slicker.
Music by Nic Gill
cover Mouseology
1994 movie • 9min
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6.7 ★★★   <1k   Short, Animation
Directed by Bretislav Pojar
Music by Normand Roger
Starring Eramelinda Boquer, Gordon Masten
cover Mr. Frog Went A-Courting
1974 movie • 5min
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6.5 ★★★   <1k   Short, Animation
Directed by Evelyn Lambart
Music by Karl du Plessis
cover Mulvar Is Correct Candidate!
2011 video movie • 1min
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7.4 ★★★★   <1k   Animation, Short, Comedy
Mulvar's shallow understanding of human politics does not keep him from running for office. This is his campaign TV ad.
cover Muybridge's Strings
2011 movie
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7.6 ★★★★★   <1k   Animation, Short
Directed by Koji Yamamura
A surreal tribute to Muybridge, one of the early pioneers of the motion picture.
Music by Pierre Yves Drapeau
cover My Enemy, My Brother
2015 movie • 18min
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8.4 ★★★★★★   <1k   Documentary, Animation, Short, Drama, History, War
Directed by Ann Shin
Written by Melanie Horkan, Ann Shin
MY ENEMY, MY BROTHER is the real life story about two former enemies who become blood brothers for life:...
Music by Ari Posner
cover My Financial Career
1962 movie • 7min
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7.3 ★★★★   <1k   Family, Animation, Short
Directed by Gerald Potterton
Written by Stephen Leacock
A neurotic man relates his unsuccessful attempt to open a simple savings account at a bank.
Starring Stanley Jackson
cover My Grandmother Ironed the King's Shirts
1999 movie • 11min
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6.9 ★★★   <1k   Animation, Short, Biography, Family
Directed by Torill Kove
Written by Torill Kove
A personal interpretation of Norwegian history - starring a grandmother who during the Second World War loses her job ironing the King's shirts...
Music by Kevin Dean
Starring Mag Ruffman
cover My Little Underground
2012 movie • 7min
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6.8 ★★★   <1k   Animation, Short, Drama
Directed by Elise Simard
Written by Anne-Christine Normand, Elise Simard
A young girl seeks self-discovery and rebirth, drifting between real and imagined events.
Music by Rebecca Foon
Starring Elise Simard
cover The National Scream
1980 movie • 28min
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6.6 ★★★   <1k   Short, Comedy, Animation
Directed by Robert Awad, David Verrall
Written by Michel Choquette, Robert Awad, Dan ThatchukFrench, English
A mock-documentary telling the tale of the investigation of the disappearance of the Canadian national symbol, the beaver.
Music by Alain Clavier
Starring Winnie Gosselin, Eugène Bélec, Stephen Bloomer, Évelyn Regimbald, Elwy Yost, Jacques Beaulieu, Queen Elizabeth II
cover The Necktie
2008 movie • 12min
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7.1 ★★★★   <1k   Animation, Short
Directed by Jean-François Lévesque
Written by Jean-François Lévesque
A solitary man works in a tall office building. The only moment in his drab life that's out of the ordinary...
Music by Hugo Fleury
cover Neighbours
1952 movie • 8min
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7.9 ★★★★★   2k   Animation, Short, Comedy
Directed by Norman McLaren
Written by Norman McLaren
A surreal story of two neighbours' destructive feud over a flower.
Music by Norman McLaren
Starring Grant Munro, Jean Paul Ladouceur
cover New Neighbours
1999 movie • 7min
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7.5 ★★★★★   <1k   Short, Animation, Comedy
Directed by Anita Reilly McGee
Written by Anita Reilly McGee
A woman's calm, relaxed life of tea and books is abruptly halted when new neighbours move in.
Music by Paul Steffler
Starring Maisie Rillie, Jill Snowdon
cover New York Lightboard
1961 movie • 9min
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6.0 ★★   <1k   Animation, Short
Directed by Norman McLaren
New Yorkers watch as Norman McLaren's animated promotional film for Canadian tourism plays on the giant light-board overlooking Times Square.
cover Niagara
2011 movie • 3min
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7.7 ★★★★★   <1k   Animation, Short
Directed by Leopold Dewolf
Written by Leopold Dewolf
Two love-struck gangsters escape with one million dollars in a bag and some serious trust issues. A road trip starts.
Music by Alex McGery
Starring Matt Kane, Wilfred Taylor
cover Nightmare at School
2007 movie • 9min
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6.5 ★★★   <1k   Animation, Short, Family
Directed by Catherine Arcand
Written by Mario Bonenfant, Catherine Arcand
Music by Pierre Yves Drapeau, Normand Roger
cover No Apple for Johnny
1977 movie • 9min
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7.1 ★★★★   <1k   Animation, Short, Biography, Comedy
Directed by John Weldon
Written by John Weldon
John Weldon tells the story of his difficult term as a teaching school student.
Music by Ben Low
Starring France Arioli, Regan Arioli, John Howe, Doris Malcolm, Les Nirenberg, John Weldon
cover Noel Noel
2003 tv movie • 22min
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7.5 ★★★★★   <1k   Animation, Family
Directed by Nicola Lemay
Written by Benoit Chartier, Martin Barry, Thibaud de CourrègesFrench
Music by Daniel Scott
Starring Benoît Brière, Rick Jones, Hélène Lasnier, Johanne Léveillé, Leslie Nielsen, Benoît Rousseau
cover The Nose
1963 movie • 11min
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6.9 ★★★   <1k   Animation, Short
Directed by Alexander Alexeieff, Claire Parker
Written by Nikolai GogolFrench
A study in pins of a man who loses his nose which becomes a personality in its own right.
cover Not Over Easy
2010 movie • 6min
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7.9 ★★★★★   <1k   Animation, Short, Comedy
Directed by Jordan Canning
Written by Jody Richardson, Jordan Canning
This is your relationship. This is your relationship on eggs.
Music by Jody Richardson, Grant King
Starring Rachel Wilson, Aaron Poole
cover Notes on a Triangle
1966 movie • 5min
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7.4 ★★★★   <1k   Short, Animation
Directed by René Jodoin
Written by René Jodoin
Music by Maurice Blackburn
cover Notes on: Biology
2011 video movie • 6min
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7.1 ★★★★   <1k   Animation, Short, Action, Adventure, Comedy
An animated account of an organism adapting to its environment.
Starring Maria Decotis, Will Madden
cover Nowhere Line: Voices from Manus Island
2015 movie
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7.3 ★★★★   <1k   Documentary, Animation, Short, Drama
Directed by Lukas Schrank
Written by Lukas Schrank
Nowhere Line: Voices from Manus Island is an animated short film, which tells the stories of two men...
Music by Ian King
cover Nuit d'orage
2003 movie • 10min
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7.9 ★★★★★   <1k   Animation, Short
Directed by Michèle Lemieux
Written by Michèle LemieuxFrench
Music by Normand Roger
cover The Nutcracker
1995 video movie • 47min
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7.0 ★★★★   <1k   Animation, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Directed by Toshiyuki Hiruma, Takashi
It is Christmas Eve, and the Stahlbaum family is happily unwrapping their Christmas gifts. After all the merriment...
Music by Andrew Dimitroff
Starring Tony Ail, Nathan Aswell, Chera Bailey, Kathleen Barr, Lillian Carlson, Garry Chalk, Ian James Corlett, Michael Donovan, Kent Gallie, Philip Maurice Hayes, Roger Kelly, Ellen Kennedy
cover O Canada
1952 movie • 1min
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6.2 ★★   <1k   Animation, Short
Directed by Evelyn Lambart
An animated adaptation of Canada's national anthem that takes a 3D trip across the country from coast to coast...
cover The OceanMaker
2014 movie • 11min
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7.4 ★★★★   <1k   Animation, Short, Action, Adventure, Drama
Directed by Lucas Martell
Written by Lucas Martell
After the seas have disappeared, a courageous young female pilot fights against vicious sky pirates for control of the last remaining source of water: the clouds.
Music by Christopher Reyman
cover Oddball
1969 movie • 6min
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6.7 ★★★   <1k   Short, Animation
Directed by Co Hoedeman
Written by Co Hoedeman
A child founds a strange ball.
Music by Donald Douglas
cover Oedipus
2011 movie • 13min
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6.0 ★★   <1k   Animation, Short
Directed by Paul Driessen
Written by Paul Driessen
cover Of Dice and Men
1988 movie • 11min
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6.1 ★★   <1k   Short, Animation
Directed by John Weldon
Written by John Weldon
Music by Neil Smolar
Starring Richard Dumont, Walter Massey
cover Oh Willy...
2012 movie • 17min
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7.1 ★★★★   <1k   Animation, Short, Adventure, Drama, Family
Directed by Emma De Swaef, Marc James Roels
Written by Emma De Swaef, Marc James Roels
Forced to return to his naturist roots, Willy bungles his way into noble savagery.
Music by Bram Meindersma
cover Oh, Sure
1977 movie • 2min
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6.5 ★★★   <1k   Short, Animation, Comedy
Directed by Richard Condie
A man is sitting on a park bench reading a paper. Another man comes up to him: "Can you do this?" "Oh, sure". So the second man does some more extreme acrobatics.
Music by Patrick Godfrey
Starring Len Udow, Richard Condie
cover An Old Box
1975 movie • 9min
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6.3 ★★   <1k   Short, Animation
Directed by Paul Driessen
During Christmastime, a bum discovers a magical box.
Music by Normand Roger
cover The Old Man and the Sea
1999 movie • 20min
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8.1 ★★★★★★   2k   Animation, Short, Adventure, Drama
Directed by Aleksandr Petrov
Written by Ernest Hemingway, Aleksandr PetrovEnglish, Spanish
An old fisherman goes out on his fishing trip and makes a huge catch, the biggest of his life.
Music by Denis L. Chartrand, Normand Roger
Starring Gordon Pinsent, Kevin Duhaney, Yôji Matsuda, Rentarô Mikuni
cover Op Hop/Hop Op
1966 movie • 4min
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6.2 ★★   <1k   Animation, Short
Directed by Pierre Hébert
cover The Orange
1992 movie • 5min
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6.9 ★★★   <1k   Family, Short, Animation, Drama
Directed by Diane Chartrand
Written by Diane Chartrand
A group of children learn that one of their classmates doesn't have enough to eat.
Music by Denis L. Chartrand, Normand Roger
cover Over Time
2005 movie • 5min
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7.6 ★★★★★   <1k   Animation, Short
Directed by Oury Atlan, Thibaut Berland, Damien Ferrié
Written by Damien Ferrié, Oury Atlan, Thibaut Berland
Puppets refuse to accept the death of their puppet-master.
cover The Owl Who Married a Goose: An Eskimo Legend
1974 movie • 8min
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6.7 ★★★   <1k   Animation, Short
Directed by Caroline LeafInuktitut
An owl marries a goose. They have off-spring, but somehow their habits of life are not compatible.
cover The Owl and the Lemming: An Eskimo Legend
1971 movie • 6min
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7.0 ★★★★   <1k   Animation, Short, Family
Directed by Co Hoedeman
Written by Bill DaviesEnglish, Inuktitut
The owl and the lemming in this animated film are short-legged, plumply stuffed puppets made of seal-skin by Inuit artists...
Music by Eric Tagoona
Starring Bill Davies, Julie Wildman
cover Palm Rot
2015 movie • 8min
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6.5 ★★★   <1k   Animation, Short, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Directed by Ryan Gillis
An old Florida fumigator discovers a mysterious crate in the Everglades, and it ruins his day.
Music by Waylon Thornton
Starring Greg Tonner
cover Pas de deux
1968 movie • 13min
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7.9 ★★★★★   1k   Animation, Short, Musical
Directed by Norman McLaren
Two ballet dancers perform a dance enhanced with surreal multi and after-image effect visuals.
Music by Dobre Constantin
Starring Margaret Mercier, Vincent Warren
cover Peep and the Big Wide World
1988 movie • 35min
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7.7 ★★★★★   <1k   Short, Animation, Family
Directed by Kaj Pindal
Written by Kaj Pindal, Arlene Moscovisch
Peep the chicken adventures into the Big Wide World and meets some friends on the way.
Music by Annie Pindal
Starring Peter Ustinov
cover The Persistent Peddler
1988 movie • 8min
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6.5 ★★★   <1k   Animation, Short
Directed by Claude Cloutier
Written by Claude Cloutier
Music by Robert Marcel Lepage
cover Perspectrum
1975 movie • 6min
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6.7 ★★★   <1k   Animation, Short
Directed by Ishu Patel
Music by Michio Miyagi
cover A Phantasy in Colors
1949 movie • 8min
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7.5 ★★★★★   1k   Animation, Short, Music
Directed by Evelyn Lambart, Norman McLaren
Abstract images drawn directly onto the film are accompanied by three pieces of jazz performed by the Oscar Peterson trio.
Music by Peterson Trio The Oscar
cover Pig Bird
1981 movie • 3min
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7.2 ★★★★   <1k   Short, Animation, Comedy
Directed by Richard Condie
A man smuggles in an exotic animal, but discovers too late that it's infested with some rather nasty insects.
cover Pilots on the Way Home
2014 movie • 16min
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6.3 ★★   <1k   Animation, Short
Directed by Olga Pärn, Priit Pärn
Having suffered the loss of their plane, three pilots inexplicably find themselves stranded in the middle of the desert...
Music by Robert Marcel Lepage
cover Piper
2016 movie • 6min
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8.5 ★★★★★★★   16k   Animation, Short, Family
Directed by Alan Barillaro
Written by Alan Barillaro
A mother bird tries to teach her little one how to find food by herself. In the process, she encounters a traumatic experience that she must overcome in order to survive.
Music by Adrian Belew
cover Popeye for President
1956 movie • 6min
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6.4 ★★   <1k   Animation, Short, Comedy, Family
Directed by Seymour Kneitel
Written by Jack Mercer
Popeye and Bluto are running for president; it's election day, the vote is tied, and Olive is the only remaining voter.
Music by Winston Sharples
Starring Jackson Beck, Jack Mercer, Mae Questel
cover The Pride of Strathmoor
2014 movie • 9min
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7.6 ★★★★★   <1k   Animation, Short, Drama, History, Horror
Directed by Einar Baldvin
Written by Einar Baldvin
Extracts from the journal of Pastor John Deitman, Strathmoor, Georgia. June & July, 1927
Music by Atli Arnarson
Starring Geoffrey Gould
cover Princess Iron Fan
1941 movie • 65min
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6.5 ★★★   <1k   Animation, Fantasy
Directed by Wan Guchan, Wan LaimingMandarin
Three travelers needing to pass through a fiery mountain seek the magical fan of a princess, but she does not wish to part with it.
Starring Wan Chaochen, Wan Guchan, Chizuko Kanda, Wan Laiming, Shuichi Makino, Musei Tokugawa, Dihuan Wan, Ichiro Yamano
cover Private Eye Popeye
1954 movie • 7min
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6.5 ★★★   <1k   Animation, Family, Comedy, Short
Directed by Seymour Kneitel
Written by Isadore Klein
Private Eye Popeye gets a call from Olive Oyl to guard a precious gem. But no sooner does he get the gem than the butler takes it (and Olive)...
Music by Winston Sharples
Starring Jackson Beck, Jack Mercer, Mae Questel
cover Propaganda Message
1974 movie • 14min
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7.2 ★★★★   <1k   Animation, Comedy, Documentary, Short
Directed by Barrie Nelson
Written by Les Nirenberg, Don Arioli
An animated portrait of Canada and contemporary issues concerning the nation.
Music by Maribeth Solomon, Micky Erbe
cover The Purple Vigilantes
1938 movie • 58min
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6.9 ★★★   <1k   Animation, Action, Western
Directed by George Sherman
Written by William Colt MacDonald, Betty Burbridge, Oliver Drake
David Ross organizes the ranchers into a vigilante group to rid the town of outlaws. The plan succeeds...
Music by Hugo Riesenfeld, Alberto Colombo, William Lava, Karl Hajos
Starring Robert Livingston, Ray Corrigan, Max Terhune, Joan Barclay, Earl Dwire, Earle Hodgins, Francis Sayles, George Chesebro, Robert Fiske, Jack Perrin, Ernie Adams, William Gould
cover Père Noël, père Noël
1974 movie • 12min
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6.4 ★★   <1k   Short, Animation
Directed by Pierre Hébert
cover R'ha
2013 movie • 6min
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7.1 ★★★★   <1k   Animation, Short, Sci-Fi
Directed by Kaleb Lechowski
Written by Kaleb Lechowski
A member of an alien species is being interrogated and tortured by a machine.
Music by Hartmut Zeller
Starring David Masterson
cover Rabbit and Deer
2013 movie • 17min
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8.5 ★★★★★★★   <1k   Animation, Short, Adventure, Family
Directed by Péter Vácz
Written by Péter Vácz
The friendship of Rabbit and Deer is put to the test by Deer's new obsession to find the formula for the 3rd dimension...
Music by Máté Hámori
Starring Dániel Czupi, Adrienn Mórocz
cover Rainy Days
2014 movie • 8min
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6.2 ★★   <1k   Animation, Short
Directed by Vladimir Leschiov
Written by Vladimir Leschiovtvian
During a rainy day, an old Japanese man boards a ferry heading towards an unknown island. As he looks out over the water...
Music by Pierre Yves Drapeau
cover Real Inside
1984 movie • 12min
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6.8 ★★★   <1k   Animation, Comedy, Short, Family
Directed by David Verrall, John Weldon
Written by John Weldon
A weary personnel manager does a job interview with a cartoon dog applicant.
Music by Eldon Rathburn
Starring Colin Fox, Martin Doyle, Linda Clark, Dustin Waln
cover The Real Place
2009 movie • 6min
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6.7 ★★★   <1k   Animation, Short
Directed by Cam Christiansen
Written by Blake Brooker
Cam Christiansen gives playwright John Murrell's imagination free rein, suspending the laws of time and space to create a visual accompaniment to his flights of poetic fancy.
Music by Dewi Wood
Starring Denise Clarke, Meika Gillies, Micheal Green, Maureen Hodgan, John Murrell, Ossian Victor, Rasmus Victor, Stella Victor
cover Reason and Emotion
1943 movie • 8min
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7.0 ★★★★   <1k   Animation, Family, Short, Comedy, War
Directed by Bill Roberts
Written by Dick Huemer, Joe Grant
A film about the need for emotional control for the war effort.
Starring Frank Graham
cover Rectangle & Rectangles
1984 movie • 8min
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7.8 ★★★★★   <1k   Short, Animation
Directed by René Jodoin
Music by Normand Roger
cover Red Hot Riding Hood
1943 movie • 7min
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7.7 ★★★★★   1k   Animation, Comedy, Short
Directed by Tex Avery
The characters of the traditional fairy tale demand a new approach to the story as a sexy urban comedy with Red as an adult nightclub dancer.
Music by Scott Bradley
Starring Sara Berner, Daws Butler, June Foray, Frank Graham, Kent Rogers, Connie Russell
cover Requiem for Romance
2012 video movie • 8min
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7.3 ★★★★   <1k   Animation, Action, Drama
Directed by Jonathan Ng
Written by Jonathan Ng
A modern-day couple's phone call about the anguishing details of their relationship, is juxtaposed with visuals of an epic battle in feudal China where love equals war.
Music by Kid Koala, Vid Cousins
Starring Meilie Ng, Shannon Kook
cover Retouches
2008 movie • 6min
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6.5 ★★★   <1k   Animation, Short
Directed by Georges Schwizgebel
Written by Georges Schwizgebel
A series of repeated and transforming visual cycles, an animation painted on celluloid that examines transformation in the world around us.
Music by Normand Roger
cover The Risk Not Taken
2011 movie • 8min
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7.0 ★★★★   <1k   Animation, Short, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Directed by Alex Glawion
Written by Alex Glawion
In a strange, but wonderful world a creature envisions the fatal outcome of a potential decision and is therefore granted a chance to alter future events.
Music by Alex Glawion
cover Robe de guerre
2008 movie • 5min
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6.1 ★★   <1k   Animation, Short
Directed by Michèle Cournoyer
Written by Michèle Cournoyer
An exploration of the impact of war on women.
Music by Walter Boudreau
cover Robotech: The Shadow Chronicles
2006 movie • 88min
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6.4 ★★   1k   Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Directed by Dong-Wook Lee, Tommy Yune
Written by Tommy Yune, Steve Yun, Carl Macek
Picking up where the original series left off, Scott Bernard continues his search for Rick Hunter and the fate of the SDF-3.
Music by Scott Glasgow
Starring Richard Epcar, Eddie Frierson, Mark Hamill, Alexandra Kenworthy, Yuri Lowenthal, Melanie MacQueen, Chase Masterson, Edie Mirman, Iona Morris, Tony Oliver, Arthur Santiago, Gregory Snegoff
cover The Romance of Transportation in Canada
1952 movie • 12min
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6.8 ★★★   <1k   Animation, Short, History
Directed by Colin Low
Written by Guy Glover
A humourous survey of the history of the development of transportation technology in Canada.
Music by Eldon Rathburn
Starring Jean-Louis Roux, Max Ferguson, Guy Glover
cover Rosa Rosa
2008 movie • 8min
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6.4 ★★   <1k   Animation, Short, Drama
Directed by Félix Dufour-Laperrière
Written by Félix Dufour-Laperrière
A married woman has an affair. She gets pregnant by her lover and they live serenely together, although war is thundering towards their city...
Starring Matthew Kabwe
cover Rose and Violet
2011 movie • 26min
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6.8 ★★★   <1k   Animation, Short
Directed by Luc OtterEnglish, French
Music by André Dziezuk
Starring Ellen Muth, Giselle Webber, Marcel Jeannin, Harry Standjofski, Andreas Apergis, Anaïs Favron, Sophie Cadieux, Laurent Lucas, Rémy Girard, Jean-Charles Fonti
cover Roy G Biv
2007 movie • 2min
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6.8 ★★★   <1k   Animation, Short
Directed by Dale Hayward
Written by Dale Hayward
Watercolors on paper come to life in this animated short.
Music by Luigi Allemano
cover Rumbleseat
2011 movie • 6min
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7.7 ★★★★★   <1k   Animation, Short, Fantasy, Music, Western
Directed by Mike Roberts
Written by Mike Roberts
In Rumbleseat, a man wakes to find himself riding in the back of a demonic hot-rod driven by a group of mysterious ghouls who force him to examine the events that led him to this strange and unfamiliar world.
Music by Dallas Good
cover Runaway
2009 movie • 9min
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7.0 ★★★★   <1k   Animation, Short, Comedy, Romance
Directed by Cordell Barker
Written by Cordell Barker
A train runs into a cow on the tracks; with the captain nowhere to be found, the fireman is forced to desperately improvise in order to keep the train going.
Music by Benoît Charest
Starring Richard Condie, Muriel Hogue, Leonard Waldner
cover Ryan
2004 movie • 14min
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7.6 ★★★★★   2k   Documentary, Animation, Short, Biography, Drama, Fantasy
Directed by Chris LandrethEnglish, French
The movie talks about the life of , a gifted Canadian animator of the late '60s and the early '70s.
Music by Michael White, Fergus Marsh
Starring Ryan Larkin, Chris Landreth, Felicity Fanjoy, Derek Lamb
cover Sabina
1991 movie • 7min
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6.9 ★★★   <1k   Short, Animation
Directed by Katherine Li
Based on the works of Anais Nin, this NFB short looks at one woman's imagination of sensuality.
Music by Denis L. Chartrand, Normand Roger
Starring Carrie Katz
cover Santa and the Three Bears
1970 movie • 46min
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6.8 ★★★   <1k   Animation, Family, Fantasy
Directed by Tony Benedict, Barry Mahon
Written by Tony BenedictEnglish, French
When a park ranger tells two bear cubs about Christmas and Santa Claus, they want to skip hibernation to celebrate, but their mother doesn't believe in Saint Nick and wants them to sleep.
Music by Joe Leahy
Starring Hal Smith, Jean Vander Pyl, Chris Gilmore, Bobby Riha, Beth Goldfarb, Brian Hobbs, Ken Engels, Lenard Keith, Kathy Lemmon, Roxanne Poole, Michael Rodriguez, Joyce Taylor
cover Satellites of the Sun
1974 movie • 12min
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7.3 ★★★★   <1k   Short, Animation, Documentary
Directed by Sidney Goldsmith
Music by Eldon Rathburn
Starring George Finstad
cover Scrap
2010 movie • 101min
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8.7 ★★★★★★★   <1k   Documentary, Animation, Biography, Comedy, Drama, History, News
Directed by Paul von Stoetzel
Scrap is a feature documentary which follows the history of two eccentric builders and their amazing...
Music by Mike Gunther
Starring Jim Bishop, Dr. Evermor, Eleanor Every, Dan Bishop, Phoebe Bishop, Thayer Every, Larry Laird, David Vic
cover The Selfish Giant
1971 movie • 26min
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7.4 ★★★★   <1k   Animation, Short
Directed by Peter Sander
Written by Peter Sander, Oscar Wilde
A giant builds a wall to keep children out of his garden, but then winter sets in permanently.
Music by Ron Goodwin
Starring Paul Hecht, Charles Aznavour
cover Sherlock Hound
1984 tv series • 24min
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7.5 ★★★★★   <1k   Animation, Comedy, Crime, Family
Directed by Kyôsuke Mikuriya, Hayao Miyazaki, Keiji Hayakawa
Written by Marco Pagot, Toshirô Ishidô, Arthur Conan DoyleItalian, English, Japanese
The adventures of the canine detective Sherlock Hound and his loyal companions Dr. Watson, Mrs. Hudson and Inspector Lestrade.
Music by Kentaro Haneda
Starring Taichirô Hirokawa, Yôko Asagami, Patricia Parris, Chikao Ohtsuka, Shôzô Îzuka, Hiroshi Masuoka, Mitsuo Senda, Lewis Arquette, Hamilton Camp, Larry Moss, Mieko Nobusawa, Kôsei Tomita
cover The Shining Star of Losers Everywhere
2016 movie • 19min
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8.3 ★★★★★★   <1k   Documentary, Animation, Short, Biography, Sport
Directed by Mickey Duzyj
Written by Mickey DuzyjEnglish, Japanese
Haru Urara, a Japanese racehorse, became a national icon after enduring a losing streak of epic proportions.
Music by Terry Dame
cover A Short Vision
1956 movie • 6min
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7.2 ★★★★   <1k   Animation, Short
Directed by Joan Foldes, Peter Foldes
Written by Joan Foldes, Peter Foldes
The leaders, the wise men, the leopard, the deer, the owl and the rat all look up in the sky in fear as a strange object flies through the sky.
Music by Matyas Seiber
Starring James McKechnie
cover Short and Suite
1959 movie • 5min
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7.6 ★★★★★   <1k   Animation, Short
Directed by Norman McLaren
Music by Eldon Rathburn
cover Shyness
1996 movie • 10min
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6.1 ★★   <1k   Family, Animation, Comedy, Short
Directed by Les Drew
Written by Les Drew
When Frankenstein's monster comes to life, he turns out to be very shy.
Music by Denis L. Chartrand, Normand Roger
Starring Robert Smith, Len Carlson
cover Siena
1999 movie • 2min
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6.5 ★★★   <1k   Short, Animation
Directed by Lynn Smith
Music by Zander Ary
cover The Sinking of the Lusitania
1918 movie • 12min
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7.0 ★★★★   <1k   Animation, Short
Directed by Winsor McCay
Written by Winsor McCay
An animated dramatization of the notorious World War I German torpedoing of the ocean liner, Lusitania.
cover Sita Sings the Blues
2008 movie • 82min
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7.7 ★★★★★   3k   Animation, Comedy, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Directed by Nina Paley
Written by Valmiki, Nina Paley
An animated version of the epic Indian tale of Ramayana set to the 1920s jazz vocals of Annette Hanshaw.
Music by Todd Michaelsen
Starring Annette Hanshaw, Aseem Chhabra, Bhavana Nagulapally, Manish Acharya, Reena Shah, Sanjiv Jhaveri, Pooja Kumar, Debargo Sanyal, Aladdin Ullah, Nitya Vidyasagar, Nina Paley, Deepti Gupta
cover Sleeping Betty
2007 movie • 9min
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7.9 ★★★★★   <1k   Animation, Short, Comedy
Directed by Claude Cloutier
Written by Claude CloutierNyaneka
In a world of odd people and surreal habits, the Queen weeps and wails: her daughter Betty won't wake up...
Music by Denis L. Chartrand, Pierre Yves Drapeau, Sofia Gentile, Normand Roger
Starring Martin Barry, Johanne Garneau, Rick Jones
cover Slippery Ice!
1999 movie • 1min
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6.8 ★★★   <1k   Animation, Short
Directed by Claude Cloutier
Written by Sylvain Charbonneau, Claude Cloutier
Music by Denis Larochelle
Starring Marc Labrèche
cover Snow Cat
1998 movie • 23min
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7.0 ★★★★   <1k   Short, Animation, Family
Directed by Sheldon Cohen
Truck Tunes is a series of children's videos with awesome original songs about awesome trucks, featuring actual footage of the trucks in action...
Music by Denis L. Chartrand, Normand Roger
Starring Claudia-Laurie Corbeil, Louisette Dussault
cover Soar
2014 movie • 7min
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7.1 ★★★★   <1k   Animation, Short, Adventure, Family
Directed by Alyce Tzue
Written by Alyce Tzue
A precocious young girl makes a new friend when a tiny boy pilot drops out of the sky on a broken flying machine. Now she must race against time to return him home, before her new friend becomes stranded on Earth forever.
Music by Jack Gravina
Starring Shira Abergel, Mason Welch
cover Soif
2014 movie • 9min
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6.0 ★★   <1k   Animation, Short
Directed by Michèle Cournoyer
A woman plays out her existence on the screen of her life. Alcohol is the essence of her being. She...
Music by Jean-Phi Goncalves
cover The Sound Collector
1982 movie • 12min
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7.4 ★★★★   <1k   Animation, Short
Directed by Lynn Smith
Written by Lynn Smith
Music by Normand Roger
Starring Colin Kish, Steve Alexander, Lynne Deragon, David DiSalvio, Joann McIntyre, Corinne Spiegel
cover Spare Change
2008 movie • 7min
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6.5 ★★★   <1k   Animation, Short
Directed by Ryan Larkin, Laurie Gordon
Written by Ryan Larkin
How does a beggar see those people who he asks for spare change very day, and how do they treat him? Based on Ryan Larkin's own experiences in the streets.
Music by Chiwawa
Starring Ryan Larkin, Krassy Halatchev, Laurie Gordon
cover The Sparky Book
2006 movie • 14min
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7.9 ★★★★★   <1k   Animation, Short
Directed by Mary Lewis
Written by Mary Lewis
A goldfish recites to a dying dog the events of his life: a life charactarized by a meaningful relationship with a child suffering serious illness.
Music by Jeff Johnston
Starring Maggie Hickey, Joel Thomas Hynes, Leah Lewis, Tony Nappo, Gordon Pinsent
cover Special Delivery
1978 movie • 7min
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7.4 ★★★★   <1k   Short, Comedy, Animation
Directed by Eunice Macaulay, John Weldon
Written by John Weldon, Eunice Macaulay
A hapless husband neglects to clear the icy walk, which leads to the mailman slipping and breaking his neck. A comedy of errors results from his attempts to hide the body.
Music by Karl du Plessis
Starring Sandy Sanderson, Jean Marchand
cover Spheres
1969 movie • 7min
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7.9 ★★★★★   <1k   Short, Animation
Directed by René Jodoin, Norman McLaren
Music by Johann Sebastian Bach, Glenn Gould
cover The Spine
2009 movie • 11min
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6.6 ★★★   <1k   Animation, Short
Directed by Chris Landreth
Written by Chris Landreth
Uses a twisted, beautiful and highly original visual aesthetic to look at the ways individuals evolve, adapt and break.
Music by Kirk Elliott
Starring Gordon Pinsent, Alberta Watson, Patrice Goodman, Robert McCarrol
cover Spinnolio
1977 movie • 10min
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7.5 ★★★★★   <1k   Animation, Short, Comedy
Directed by John Weldon
Written by John Weldon
A lonely woodcarver longs for a son, so he builds a wooden puppet and names it Spinnolio (sound familiar yet?)...
Music by Art Phillips
Starring Henry Ramer, Peter MacNeill, Neil Shee, Janet Perlman, Lynn Smith, Don Arioli
cover Stalk of the Celery Monster
1979 movie • 2min
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6.4 ★★   <1k   Animation, Short
Directed by Tim Burton
Written by Tim Burton
What are the devilish goals of this mad doctor?
cover Stanley Pickle
2010 movie • 11min
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7.3 ★★★★   <1k   Animation, Short
Directed by Victoria Mather
Written by Victoria Mather, Orhan Boztas
Stanleys life runs like clockwork...until an encounter with a mysterious girl turns his world upside down.
Music by Jean Marc Petsas
Starring Drew Caiden, Haruka Abe, Nadia Morgan, Gareth Brierley
cover Steamboat Willie
1928 movie • 8min
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7.7 ★★★★★   5k   Animation, Family, Comedy, Musical, Short
Directed by Ub Iwerks, Walt Disney
Written by Ub Iwerks, Walt Disney
Mickey Mouse, piloting a steamboat, delights his passenger, Minnie, by making musical instruments out of the menagerie on deck.
Music by Bert Lewis, Wilfred Jackson
Starring Walt Disney
cover The Stone of Folly
2002 movie • 8min
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7.4 ★★★★   <1k   Short, Animation
Directed by Jesse Rosensweet
Written by Jesse Rosensweet, Alastair Dickson
A doctor is making his way through the corridors of the vast medieval hospital. He enters the X-ray room...
Music by David Buchbinder
Starring David Fowler, Lisa Mann, David Wall, Link York
cover The Story of Christmas
1973 movie • 8min
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6.3 ★★   <1k   Animation, Short
Directed by Evelyn Lambart
Music by Karl du Plessis
cover Story of One Crime
1962 movie • 20min
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7.3 ★★★★   <1k   Animation, Short
Directed by Fyodor Khitruk
Written by Mikhail VolpinRussian
The man decides to kill the neighbors because they prevent him from sleeping.
Music by Andrey Babaev
Starring Zinoviy Gerdt
cover The Story of Stuff
2007 movie • 21min
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7.6 ★★★★★   <1k   Animation, Short
Directed by Louis Fox
Written by Louis Fox, Jonah Sachs, Annie Leonard
For most of the world, consumption has been the unquestioned duty of every individual. Then garbage...
Starring Annie Leonard
cover Storytime
1968 movie • 9min
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7.4 ★★★★   <1k   Animation, Short, Comedy
Directed by Terry Gilliam
A bizarre comedy short by Terry Gilliam telling various absurdly comic stories.
cover The Strange Case of the Cosmic Rays
1957 tv movie • 55min
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7.0 ★★★★   <1k   Animation
Directed by Frank Capra, William T. Hurtz
Written by Frank Capra, Jonathan Latimer
Music by Raoul Kraushaar
Starring Richard Carlson, Frank Baxter, Bil Baird, Cora Baird
cover Strange Invaders
2001 movie • 8min
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6.6 ★★★   <1k   Animation, Short, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Directed by Cordell Barker
Written by Cordell Barker
Roger and Doris are a childless couple who get more than they bargained for when a strange child appears at their door one day.
Music by Luc Préfontaine
Starring Cordell Barker, Jennifer Torrance, Jackson Barker
cover The Street
1976 movie • 10min
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6.7 ★★★   <1k   Animation, Comedy, Drama, Short
Directed by Caroline Leaf
Written by Mordecai Richler
This film deals with a Jewish family in Montreal, Canada as they care for a dying grandmother and the...
Starring Mort Ransen, Sarah Dwight, John Hood, Vera Leitman, Howard Ryshpan
cover Street Musique
1972 movie • 9min
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7.4 ★★★★   <1k   Animation, Short, Music
Directed by Ryan Larkin
Ryan Larkin's final animated short mixes live-action black-and-white footage of typical street musicians in the city of Montreal with animation synchronized with the music.
Music by Jim Colby, Jon Van Arsdell, Rick Scott, Dick Tarnoff, Richard Stone
cover Strings
1991 movie • 10min
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6.9 ★★★   <1k   Animation, Short
Directed by Wendy Tilby
Written by Wendy Tilby
This film explores the distant relationship between an elderly amateur musician, the woman who lives...
Music by Chris Crilly
cover Subconscious Password
2013 movie • 11min
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6.9 ★★★   <1k   Animation, Short
Directed by Chris Landreth
Written by Chris Landreth
Forgetting somebody's name is the starting point for a mind-bending romp through the unconscious.
Music by Daniel Janke
Starring Don McKellar, Ron Pardo, Patrice Goodman, Ray Landry, Tony Daniels, Athena Karkanis, Nanci Pach, Kedar Brown, Denise Oliver, Dwayne Hill, Chris Landreth, John Dilworth
cover Subservience
2007 movie • 8min
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6.2 ★★   <1k   Animation, Short, Horror
Directed by Patrick Bouchard
Written by Martin Rodolphe Villeneuve
The selfishness of the bourgeoisie and the dull passivity of its servants are the theme of this puppet animation presenting the tragicomedy of a society in its death throes, taking refuge in absurd behaviour.
cover A Sufi Tale
1980 movie • 9min
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7.2 ★★★★   <1k   Animation, Short
Directed by Gayle Thomas
The inhabitants of a village learn to overcome their fears of the unknown. Animated. Gayle Thomas, Gayle Thomas, Derek Lamb, Normand Roger
Music by Normand Roger
cover Sunday
2011 movie • 9min
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6.1 ★★   <1k   Animation, Short
Directed by Patrick Doyon
Written by Patrick Doyon
On a typically boring Sunday a small boy goes to church with his parents before being taken to a relative's house for a family lunch...
Music by Luigi Allemano
Starring Chantal Baril, Natalie Hamel Roy, Jacques Lavallée, François Sasseville, Nicolas Scott
cover Sunrise Over Tiananmen Square
1998 movie • 29min
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8.1 ★★★★★★   <1k   Documentary, Animation, Short, Biography
Directed by Shui-Bo Wang
An autobiography about the director's life, career and ultimate disillusionment with The People's Republic of China.
Music by Melissa Hui
Starring Shui-Bo Wang
cover The Sweater
1980 movie • 10min
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6.9 ★★★   <1k   Animation, Short, Biography, Family, Sport
Directed by Sheldon Cohen
Written by Roch Carrier, Sheila FischmanFrench, English
A French Canadian boy endures the terrible shame when he receives the hockey sweater of the wrong team.
Music by Normand Roger
Starring Roch Carrier, Jean-Guy Moreau
cover Synchromy
1971 movie • 7min
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7.2 ★★★★   <1k   Short, Animation
Directed by Norman McLaren
The film's soundtrack is an original musical composition produced with synthetic sound - through photographing...
Music by Norman McLaren
cover Syrinx
1965 movie • 3min
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7.1 ★★★★   <1k   Animation, Short, Fantasy
Directed by Ryan Larkin
Pan encounters a water nymph.
Music by Claude Debussy
cover The Tender Tale of Cinderella Penguin
1981 movie • 10min
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6.5 ★★★   <1k   Animation, Comedy, Short
Directed by Janet Perlman
Cinderella has to stay home while her evil stepsisters go to the ball. You know the rest except everyone here is a penguin (even the mice that become the "horses") and the lost slipper is more like a swimming flipper.
cover Tengers
2007 movie • 68min
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8.0 ★★★★★★   <1k   Animation, Comedy
Directed by Michael J. Rix
Written by Michael J. Rix
Whilst working on "the great South African novel," an unemployed writer gets caught up in the harsh realities of life in the city of Johannesburg.
Music by Warren Burley
Starring Jo Day, Phillip Mathebula, Michael J. Rix, Anton Schmidt, Rob Vega
cover There's No Tomorrow
2012 movie • 35min
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8.7 ★★★★★★★   <1k   Documentary, Animation, Short
Directed by Dermot O'Connor
Written by Dermot O'Connor
Peak oil has been reached; alternative fuels only a short-term patch; current growth is unsustainable - we have to scale back.
Starring Amy Penston
cover This Is a Recorded Message
1973 movie • 10min
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7.0 ★★★★   <1k   Short, Animation
Directed by Jean-Thomas Bédard
An animated film created entirely from advertisements clipped from magazines.
Music by Alain Clavier
cover To Be
1990 movie • 10min
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7.7 ★★★★★   <1k   Animation, Short, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Directed by John Weldon
Written by John Weldon
A scientist has invented a teleportation device, but when an observer learns the details of how it works, she is left with a moral dilemma and a meditation on the nature of self and morals.
Music by John Weldon
Starring Kim Handysides, Howard Ryshpan
cover To Build a Fire
2016 movie • 13min
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8.4 ★★★★★★   <1k   Animation, Short, Adventure, Drama
Directed by Fx Goby
Written by Fx GobyEnglish, French
To celebrate Jack London's 100th death anniversary, director Fx Goby adapted his famous novel, "To Build a Fire", tragic tale of a trapper and his dog in the freezing Yukon, into an animated short film.
Music by Mathieu Alvado
Starring Tony Fish
cover To See or Not to See
1969 movie • 15min
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7.0 ★★★★   <1k   Animation, Short
Directed by Bretislav Pojar
Written by Bretislav Pojar
A scientist develops an unusual pair of eyeglasses which allows the wearer's mind to see things objectively rather than the usual subjective manner.
Music by Geneviève Martin
Starring Severn Darden
cover Tom Waits for No One
1979 movie • 6min
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7.3 ★★★★   <1k   Animation, Short, Music, Musical
Directed by John Lamb
Waits sings on the streets.
Starring Tom Waits, Donna Gordon
cover Toonocalypse
2015 movie • 19min
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7.3 ★★★★   <1k   Animation, Short, Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Directed by Owen Rixon
Written by Siggy Stone, Callum Barton, Owen Rixon
Two students document the arrival of cute, cartoon aliens in Edinburgh, but after a year on Earth, the pair discover the true intention of the aliens visit.
Music by Callum Barton
Starring James Carney, David Kaye, Sally Magnusson, Matt Martin
cover Toot, Whistle, Plunk and Boom
1953 movie • 10min
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7.3 ★★★★   <1k   Animation, Short, Comedy, Family, Music
Directed by Ward Kimball, Charles A. Nichols
Written by Dick Huemer
A crash course on the history of Western musical instruments.
Music by Joseph Dubin
Starring The Mellomen, Loulie Jean Norman, Charlie Parlato, Bill Thompson, Gloria Wood
cover Top Priority
1981 movie • 9min
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6.3 ★★   <1k   Animation, Short, Drama
Directed by Ishu Patel
An African village struggles to survive in a war ravaged land.
cover Tower Bawher
2006 movie • 3min
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7.1 ★★★★   <1k   Animation, Short
Directed by Theodore Ushev
Music by Georgi Sviridov
cover The Toy Shop
1996 video movie • 45min
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7.1 ★★★★   <1k   Animation, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Directed by Rick Allen, Garry Blye, Henry Less
Written by Mark Shekter
Locked in a deserted old English toy shop, Katherine and her stuffy cousin Matthew meet some very special friends...
Music by Glenn Morley, Marvin Dolgay
Starring David Blye, Patrick Blye, Alyson Court, Don Francks, Nonnie Griffin, Roland Parliament, James Rankin, Colette Stevenson
cover Trawna Tuh Belvul
1994 movie • 14min
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6.9 ★★★   <1k   Animation, Short
Directed by Martin Rose
Written by Earle Birney
Music by Tracey Classen
Starring Earle Birney
cover The Trembling Veil of Bones
2010 movie
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7.8 ★★★★★   <1k   Animation, Short
Directed by Matthew Talbot-Kelly
Written by Matthew Talbot-Kelly
Music by Stefan Smulovitz, Viviane Houle
Starring Bryan Quinn
cover The Trenches
2010 movie • 6min
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7.3 ★★★★   <1k   Animation, Short
Directed by Claude Cloutier
The Great War. The story alternates between a young North American soldier remembering being home at plowing time...
Music by Pierre Desrochers
cover Trois exercices sur l'écran d'épingles d'Alexeieff
1974 movie • 5min
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7.0 ★★★★   <1k   Animation, Short
Directed by Jacques DrouinFrench
Music by Denis Larochelle, Maurice Blackburn
cover Tungijuq
2009 movie • 8min
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7.8 ★★★★★   <1k   Animation, Short, Drama, Fantasy, Music
Directed by Félix Lajeunesse, Paul Raphaël
Written by Félix Lajeunesse, Paul Raphaël, Tanya Tagaq
A thought-provoking meditation on the seal-hunt and what it means to the traditional way of life for the Inuit.
Music by Tanya Tagaq, Jesse Zubot
Starring Tanya Tagaq
cover The Unchained Goddess
1958 tv movie • 57min
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7.4 ★★★★   <1k   Animation
Directed by Richard Carlson
Written by Frank Capra, Jonathan Latimer
A scientist and a writer explain the various meteorological phenomena to Meteora, the goddess of weather, while giving an insight into the technology involved in predicting them and warning about the threat of global climate change.
Music by Albert Shaff, Raoul Kraushaar
Starring Richard Carlson, Frank Baxter, Bernard C. Hunt, Mel Blanc, Hans Conried, Jay Novello, Franklin Pangborn, Ken Peters, Lurene Tuttle
cover Uncle Bob's Hospital Visit
2008 movie • 15min
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7.2 ★★★★   <1k   Animation, Short
Directed by JoDee Samuelson
Written by JoDee Samuelson
A elderly man is taken to the hospital after suffering a heart attack.
Music by Pierre Yves Drapeau
cover Under the Weather
1997 movie • 6min
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6.3 ★★   <1k   Animation, Short
Directed by TaliFrench
Music by René Lussier
cover The Underground Movie
1972 movie • 14min
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6.4 ★★   <1k   Short, Animation
Directed by Les Drew
Written by Kaj Pindal
Music by Donald Douglas
Starring Jim Macaulay, John O'Leary
cover Variations on Ah! Vous dirai-je, maman
1985 movie
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6.6 ★★★   <1k   Animation, Short
Directed by Francine Desbiens
Written by Marthe Blackburn
A montage of images in one room of a life story, set to Mozart's Variations K. 265.
Music by Pierre F. Brault
cover A Very Wompkee Christmas
2003 video movie • 54min
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7.4 ★★★★   <1k   Animation, Family
Directed by Mike DeVitto
Written by Peter Hunziker, Cynthia Riddle, Maura Clarke
It's Christmas Eve in the magical world of Wompkee Wood. Our big eared elfin friends, the Wompkees, prepare for a wonderful Christmas celebration. Twig, the littlest Wompkee, longingly hopes her biggest wish will come true.
Music by Michael McInnis, Con Fullam
Starring Laura Darrell, Lynn Lambert, Mary Elaine Monti, Fred Newman, Chris Phillips, Alice Playten, Kelli Rabke
cover Village of Idiots
1999 movie • 13min
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7.0 ★★★★   <1k   Animation, Short, Comedy
Directed by Eugene Fedorenko, Rose Newlove
Written by John Lazarus
Weary of daily life in his native village of Chelm, Shmendrik sets out on a quest for knowledge that brings him to a new Chelm...
Music by Normand Roger
Starring Jack Newman, Nicholas Rice
cover Vincent
1982 movie • 6min
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8.4 ★★★★★★   18k   Short, Animation, Family, Fantasy
Directed by Tim Burton
Written by Tim Burton
Young Vincent Malloy dreams of being just likeand loses himself in macabre daydreams which annoys his mother.
Music by Ken Hilton
Starring Vincent Price
cover Waking Life
2001 movie • 99min
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7.8 ★★★★★   51k   Animation, Drama, Fantasy
Directed by Richard Linklater
Written by Richard Linklater
A man shuffles through a dream meeting various people and discussing the meanings and purposes of the universe.
Music by Glover Gill
Starring Trevor Jack Brooks, Lorelei Linklater, Wiley Wiggins, Glover Gill, Lara Hicks, Ames Asbell, Leigh Mahoney, Sara Nelson, Jeanine Attaway, Erik Grostic, Bill Wise, Robert C. Solomon
cover The Wanted 18
2014 movie • 75min
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7.4 ★★★★   <1k   Documentary, Animation
Directed by Paul Cowan, Amer Shomali
Written by Paul CowanArabic, English, French, Hebrew
A small Palestinian village bought 18 cows and stopped buying Israeli milk.
Music by Benoît Charest
Starring Alison Darcy, Heidi Foss, Rosann Nerenberg, Holly Uloth
cover Wave Twisters
2001 movie • 46min
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7.3 ★★★★   <1k   Animation, Adventure, Musical, Sci-Fi
Directed by Syd Garon, Eric Henry
Written by DJ Q-Bert, Syd Garon, Doug Cunningham
A crew of heroes, cleverly disguised as a team of oral hygenists, is determined to save the lost arts of Hip Hop (B-boying...
Music by DJ Q-Bert
Starring DJ Q-Bert, D-Styles, Flare, Buckethead, Riche-Van Desuasido, DJ Flare
cover When the Day Breaks
1999 movie • 10min
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6.9 ★★★   <1k   Short, Animation, Drama
Directed by Amanda Forbis, Wendy Tilby
Written by Wendy Tilby
A rooster has his last biscuit for breakfast and goes grocery shopping. A pig prepares her breakfast (potato peelings...
Music by Judith Gruber-Stitzer
cover White Fang
1997 video movie • 44min
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6.3 ★★   <1k   Animation, Short, Family
Directed by Michael Sporn
Written by Jack London, Bert Stratford
Music by Ric Zivic
Starring Lexine Bondoc, Danny Gerard, Rusty Hammond, Sher Alexi Komisar, David B. Levy, Jason McDonald, Michael Mulheren, David Schon, Heidi Stallings, Serena Vito, Larry White
cover Who Are We?
1974 movie • 10min
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7.4 ★★★★   <1k   Animation, Short
Directed by Zlatko Grgic
Written by Don Arioli
Music by Karl du Plessis
Starring Don Arioli, Gerald Budner, Rosemarie Shapley, Esther Shuster
cover Wild Life
2011 movie • 14min
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6.4 ★★   <1k   Animation, Short, Western
Directed by Amanda Forbis, Wendy Tilby
Written by Wendy Tilby, Amanda Forbis
Calgary, 1909. An Englishman moves to the Canadian frontier, but is singularly unsuited to it. His letters home are much sunnier than the reality. Intertitles compare his fate to that of a comet.
Music by Judith Gruber-Stitzer
Starring Adam Blackwood, Luba Goy, Anthony Bekenn, Keith Dinicol, Colin Fox, Nonnie Griffin, Ben Carlson, Amy Rutherford
cover Window Horses
2016 movie • 85min
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6.8 ★★★   <1k   Animation
Directed by Ann Marie Fleming
Written by Ann Marie Fleming, Maryam Najafi
A young Canadian poet with Chinese and Persian parents travels to Iran to perform at a poetry festival.
Music by Taymaz Saba
Starring Ellen Page, Shohreh Aghdashloo, Sandra Oh, Nancy Kwan, Omid Abtahi, Payman Maadi, Navid Negahban, Don McKellar, Eddy Ko, Panta Mosleh, Kristen Thomson, Mehdi Darvish
cover Wire Cutters
2014 movie • 9min
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7.3 ★★★★   <1k   Animation, Short, Drama, Sci-Fi, Western
Directed by Jack Anderson
Written by Jack Anderson
A chance encounter proves fateful for 2 robots mining on a desolate planet.
Music by Cody Bursch
cover The World of Stainboy
2000 movie • 5min
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7.2 ★★★★   2k   Animation, Short
Directed by Tim Burton
Written by Tony Grillo, Tim Burton
Stainboy visits his troubled past.
Music by Jason Wells
Starring Glenn Shadix, Lisa Marie, Will Amato, Michael R. Viner
cover Yellow Sticky Notes: Canadian Anijam
2013 movie • 8min
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6.9 ★★★   <1k   Documentary, Animation, Short
Directed by Jeff Chiba Stearns
For the first time in Canadian history, 15 of Canada's most award-winning and celebrated independent...
Music by Genevieve Vincent
cover Zikkaron
1971 movie • 5min
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6.7 ★★★   <1k   Animation, Short
Directed by Laurent Coderre
Music by Donald Douglas
cover Étienne et Sara
1984 movie • 16min
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6.4 ★★   <1k   Animation, Short
Directed by Pierre Hébert
Written by Serge MeurantFrench
Music by Robert Marcel Lepage, Claude Simard, Jean Derome, René Lussier