Tuesday Short: Evan DeRushie’s Birdlime (2017)

Posted on July 23, 2019

Evan DeRushie’s stop-motion animated short Birdlime does a phenomenal job of building character through small gestures. It does a lot of other things well, too—its […]

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Monday Short: Caleb Wood’s ANON MATION (2016)

Posted on June 25, 2019

Late Night Work Club is a loose-knit animation collective that, to date, has released two compilations organized around very general themes. The first was ghosts, […]

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Monday Short: Alan Holly’s Coda (2014)

Posted on May 13, 2019

Coda opens with its protagonist suffering a quick and violent death, but it’s a very gentle film. The initial shock of the accident is balanced […]

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Monday Short: Jennifer Zheng’s Tough (2016)

Posted on May 6, 2019

Tough packs a lot of emotional and cultural heft into a five-minute short. A conversation between British-born filmmaker Jennifer Zheng and her mother, who grew […]

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Monday Short: Nicolas Fong’s Yin (2017)

Posted on March 18, 2019

Nicolas Fong’s YIN takes its name from the symbol of yin and yang, but it’s hardly a straightforward depiction of Chinese philosophy. Instead, Fong pulls […]

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Monday Short: Victoria Vincent’s Floatland (2018)

Posted on February 18, 2019

With their simple, stylized characters, canted camera angles and distinctive colour palettes, Victoria Vincent’s films all share an instant appeal. For all her visual flair, […]

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