A poppa raccoon and three chickens engage in a battle due to a simple misunderstanding. Their fight is broken up by a peaceful Bigfoot.
Esperanza Guevara, MFA 2019, BA 2016
A young tourist gets lost in a curious village inhabited by strange, fishy residents.
A plucky Robot-Homie is unfortunately given a purpose.
Trying to fit in, John attends a social event at a bar. When no one notices him, he decides to shift his personality to match every person he encounters.
Palm Springs Animation Festival | LA Cine Fest | Bucharest Shortcut Cinefest, Romania | Chaniartoon International Comic Animation Festival, Greece | Bucheon International Animation Festival, South Korea | Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival
HyeonJeong Cho, MFA 2018
Butterfly reflects my concern about the human memory of lost time.
A former comfort woman must overcome her past trauma to find her voice.
A dishwasher puts her job on the line to pursue her love for cooking.
Inspired by the filmmaker's journey from Thailand to Los Angeles to pursue his dream in animation and storytelling.
Los Angeles Film Awards 2019 | Top Shorts Film Festival 2019 | Festigious International Film Festival (Best Music Video) | New York Film Awards (Best Student Film, Best Music Video) | Los Angeles Independent Film Festival Awards (Semi-Finalist 2019) | Fox Fellowship Endowment Funds
Patradol "Dodo" Kitcharoen, MFA 2019
A stop motion, mockumentary highlighting "a day in the life" of a friendly, people-eating Siren named Kim.
New Orleans Film Festival | Southern Shorts Awards (Best Student Film) | Oaxaca Film Festival New Industry | NFFTY Film | Vail Film Festival | Exit 6 Film Festival
Madeline Landry, BA 2019
In a room, there are four people.
Toronto Animated Image Society Animation Showcase | San Diego Underground Film Festival | Kadoma International Film Festival, Japan | VisArts Frame & Frequency V | Linoleum International Contemporary Animation and Media Art Festival, Ukraine | Unknown Film Festival, Russia
Cassie Shao, MFA 2019
An experience that takes visitors on a journey following the life cycle of a living system.
The search for loved ones never ends, even when they are no longer there.
45th Student Academy Awards (Silver Winner) | Bucheon International Animation Festival (Special Distinction Prize Graduation Film), South Korea | LA Shorts International Film Festival | SPARK ANIMATION 2018 (Best Student Stop Motion), Vancouver | SHORT to the Point (Best Animation Short) Romania | Anibar Animation Festival, Kosovo | Cartoon Club International, Italy
Yu Yu, MFA 2018
My dog had a dream and he told me about it. I made a movie about that dream. This is that movie.
A loved one's journey through abandonment, abuse, loss and redemption.
Fox Fellowship Endowment Fund | International Los Angeles Script and Screen Film Festival | LA Under the Stars Film Festival | New York Los Angeles International Film Festival | 7th Delhi Shorts International Film Festival | Alaskan International Film Awards.
Joe Stucky, MFA 2018
Two companions on an unmanned research ship discover the value of their friendship, as their decades-long mission towards the sun comes to an end.
Caffé is an animated short film about sleepiness, loneliness, coffee and community in the vibrant ecosystem of the Italian bar.
Explore an alien world full of rumors.
Initially the audience witnesses evocative gestural performance animation of the main character, Fish Bone Queen, giving away precious gifts from her own body. Upon entering the virtual reality environment, the viewer is immersed in a living bodyscape.
Lumen Prize finalist, London | New Media Film Festival (Best New Media) | A'Design Award in Movie, Video and Animation Design (Gold Winner), Italy | Animafest Zagreb VR Competition, Croatia | Los Angeles Center for Digital Art International Juried Competition, (First Place Winner) | Multivision Festival (Best VR animation), Russia | Los Angeles Animation Festival (Best Student Mixed Media Animation).
Zoey Lin (Installation and Stop-motion Creator and Director), MFA 2018
Kun Xia (VR Creator and Director), MFA 2018
Inspired by the Tibetan Book of the Dead, Hush is an installation that explores the fragileness of the human experience in four chapters: Infection, Reality, Meditation and Release.
Step into the shoes of a researcher tasked to hack an enemy drone with advanced AI.
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PixelPop Festival | USC Games Expo
Maryyann Landlord, MFA 2019
Satrio Dewantono, MFA 2019 in Interactive Media & Game Design
Produced by Ann Lee, MFA 2019
Yolanda Morgan recalls her experiences with racism and the impact it has had on her.
Sheila Sofian's Documentary Animation Production class: Hanna Adams, Cole Bacani, Max Edmeier, Dariel Filomeno, Alexandra Gottlieb, NamQuyen "Q" Le, Yolanda Morgan, Victoria Perez. Benjamin Ragasa, Josie Stocks, John Stover, Jinghan Tian
Ken Egu, an African American immigrant to the United States, reflects on racism through the lens of the Trump presidency and the actions of Colin Kaepernick.
Los Angeles Animation Festival (Humanitarian Award) | Austin Under The Stars Film Festival | Portland Unknown Film Festival | Factual Animation Festival, London | ANIMASIVO - Contemporary Animation Festival, Mexico | Adobe Design Achievement Awards (Semi-Finalist).
Sheila Sofian's Documentary Animation Production class: Alissa Brasington, Liam Campbell, Brian Cawley, Lakota Dodging Horse, Ken Egu, C. Leigh Goldsmith, Haley Hudkins, Hannah Kreiswirth, Kaitlyn Leewing, Sequoyah Madison, Molly Murphy, Patrice Pinardo, Chenglin Xie
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