Saturday Morning Cartoons

Saturday, April 14, 11:00 AM

Together We Count!
Director: Ridvan Maloku
Animation
1 minute
USA

Because of visas bureaucracy a father and son are separated but manage to reunite through animation.

Chop
Director: Ida Hem
Animation
3 minutes
USA

An arrogant lumberjack cuts down trees where he’s not supposed to.

The Wolf vs. The Aliens
Director: Passions Works Studio
Animation
6 minutes
USA

The wolf saves earth from a wacky alien invasion.

Jumpy
Director: Anthony Falleroni
Animation
4 minutes
USA

Animated in the style of a classic 16-bit video-game, Jumpy tells the story of an in-game avatar who refuses to give up.

Lilly and the Baby
Director: The Bum Family
Animation
7 minutes
Canada

Lilly, a 10-foot tall orange monster, babysits a human baby.

Puppy Trials
Director: Thomas Nicol
Animation
4 minutes
USA

Written by 3rd grader Claire Hartman, The Puppy Trials is the story of an old abandoned German Shepherd teaching a group of puppies how to behave, so they can get adopted.

In A Heartbeat
Director: Beth David/Esteban Bravo
Animation
5 minutes
USA

A closeted boy runs the risk of being outed by his own heart after it pops out of his chest to chase down the boy of his dreams.

The Adventure of the Afternoon
Directors: Vance Yang/Stella Huang
Animation
8 minutes
Taiwan

In a beautiful afternoon, a little boy meets an unexpected friend, with whom he starts an adventure journey.

Sting of the Cactus
Director: Bekky O’Neil
Animation
8 minutes
Canada

This fun-filled slice of musical life, stop-motion captures singer-songwriter’s Ori Dagan’s journey in jazz.

Space Girls
Director: Carys Watford
Narrative
10 minutes
United Kingdom

Four space-obsessed 9-year-old girls embark on a secret mission in their cardboard rocket.

Toys
Director: Amanda Quaid
Animation
2 minutes
USA

In 1930s farm country, a father wants a son, but he gets a little girl.

Poles Apart
Director: Paloma Baeza
Animation
12 minutes
United kingdom

In a harsh Arctic landscape, a hungry and solitary polar bear has to decide if a naïve Canadian grizzly bear is her food or her friend.

Pittari
Director: Patrick Smith
Animation
4 minutes
USA

A horned creature’s destructive rampage is halted by a stubborn adversary.

Tyrannosaurus Funk
Director: Sandra Boynton
Animation
5 minutes
USA

T. Rex, stomps his captivating way through this lively and droll animated musical short.

You Can’t Play With Us
Director: Jason Rhein/Serene Bacigalupi
Animation
16 minutes
USA

Rapping unicorns? A dinosaur inventor? A marshmallow avalanche?

Posted in Competition 2018, Shorts