Showcasing Beautiful And Creative Short Animated Films

Designers, Artists and Graphic professionals nowadays have come up with these animated short films when they bring us a beautiful story in less than 5 minutes video. These animated films are sometimes nominated for Oscar Academy awards because of their awesome creativity. I have tried to collect some best animated short films consisting of genres from funny to action and emotional. Every one has a creative original concept which they here are trying to film in a movie 10 to 15 minutes short yet keeping the storytelling impact on the viewer.


These short movies will prove to be a life savior in your free and boring time with their cartoon effect because of the animation. Here the list goes..

This Side Up – A Short Animation by Liron Topaz

A naive music-lover’s patience is tested on his quest to download music online, as his perspective on technology completely changes.


Alma is Rodrigo Blaas’ first short film as a director. Originally from Spain, Rodrigo Blaas has worked in animation for more than ten years, in Spain and in the United States.

Pigeon: Impossible

A rookie secret agent is faced with a problem seldom covered in basic training: what to do when a curious pigeon gets trapped inside your multi-million dollar, government-issued nuclear briefcase.

One Life – Amazing Animation by Corey Hayes

This animation will make you think about your life. The song is “old man” by Neil Young Animation by Corey Hayes.

One Man Band

Two buskers engage in a petty feud over a child’s donation.


In a world destroyed by the human kind, the only glimmer of hope is the memory of a forgotten past.


Alarm is an animation directed for Jang Moo-hyun from the independent team of MESAI.

The Passenger

A one-man project created between 1998-2006.

The Lost Thing

A boy finds a strange creature on a beach, and decides to find a home for it in a world where everyone believes there are far more important things to pay attention to. Won 2011 Oscar Best Animated Short Film.

Day & Night

The personifications of daytime and nighttime learn to get along.

Fallen Art

In an old forgotten military base far from civilization, a group of deranged military officers nurture their insanity.


A stage magician’s rabbit gets into a magical onstage brawl against his neglectful guardian with two magic hats.

In the Head

Antoine Bertrand, a young man, leaves his girlfriend Anna, to enroll in the army. A day of conflict, this one draws a bullet in the head. Antoine will then arrive at the gates of Paradise.

Granny O’Grimm’s Sleeping Beauty

Granny O’Grimm, a seemingly sweet old lady, loses the plot as she tells her version of Sleeping Beauty to her terrified Granddaughter.


Oxygen tries to make friends on the playground. Unfortunately for Oxygen, he is unaware of the many things that can go wrong when trying to interact with his other elementary kin.

“Heavenly Appeals” a short film by David Lisbe

After many millennia of being tortured in Hell, Raymond K. Hessle has finally earned a chance to appeal his sentence of Eternal Damnation. Upon arriving at the “appeals” gate of Heaven he is greeted by the angel who will preside over his case. As Raymond waits at the edge of paradise, he will finally have a chance to prove just how worthy he is.

The Last Knit

When knitting becomes an obsession. Directed by Laura Neuvonen, Country Finland.

I bet you loved these short animated movies, do let us know your favorite one, also feel free to share your favorite short animated film.

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