Watch the best animated short films. Our expert team of filmmakers select award winning movies.
Discover.film receives over 5,000 short films, animations, dramas and documentaries each year. We find the best short animations by working with special effects and animation studios such as Blender animation. These movies are available on our video on demand streaming service.
Within the Animation category you can watch find 2D hand drawn animations, 2D cut out animations and Claymation. There are also short films made with CGI, 3D and stop motion. As a result, you can watch a diverse range of new, older and emerging animated short movies and cartoons.
When marine wildlife suffer the pollution surrounding it, the rules of survival change... The directors wanted to tell a story and bring awareness about the
A macho wrestler toy arcade prize is quick to judge a young girl desperate to win him and is determined to thwart her attempts to
In London's bustling Trafalgar Square, a hungry corpse meets a pigeon with a broken wing. Voiced by Bill Nighy and Stephen Mangan.
World renowned artist Emma Allen's (Discover Film Awards alumni) face-painted animation shows the neurological processes and emotions that are affected by someone suffering from depression.
Jake spends most of his time playing video games indoors until his mother decides to give him a present.
BAFTA Winner and Oscar Nominated story of two brothers struggling with the care of their elderly mother.
Created and animated by Jean-Marie Marbach with particles in the spirit of Visual Music this film follows the journey of an origami bird in a
A beautiful documentary about the friendship between Kitty and Ellen, two Holocaust survivors, which has spanned a lifetime. Join them as they take you through
In a bid to heal the rift in society, a plucky chicken sets out to find an answer to the ultimate question - which came
A lonesome fox hunts a mouse and their relationship will evolve as two owls interfere with the hunt.
The story of a rodent's quest for happiness and fulfillment.
The adventures of Salad Fingers, an unspecified mutated creature driven to madness by his loneliness.
This is a story of two dust bunnies, Fuzz and Lint, who live peacefully under a couch. One day, an evil maid comes to clean
Snickers is a lonely mouse in a pet shop, craving to be bought by someone. But he’s got one big problem: his huge ears. The
Taking Flight is a short film inspired by Antonio Pasin, inventor of the Radio Flyer wagon. In this fictional tribute to Pasin's legacy, what begins
This short animation follows a man whose coffee addiction leads him into a tragic downward spiral.
Following the death of his mother, Willy returns to the naturist community where he was raised but becomes melancholic so decides to run away to
Car chases, rampaging animals and hostage taking - all depicted using brand images and logos. Winner of an Oscar in 2009, the short animation Logorama
A children's book author is told that her new manuscript needs to be 'darker', but when her revisions anger the characters in the book, they
The Sandman is a highly stylised puppet-animation – a beautifully crafted, but ultimately horrible, folktale that preys on our childhood fears and nightmares. The Sandman,
At one minute 40 seconds, Fresh Guacamole is the shortest film ever nominated for an Oscar.
Submarine Sandwich is set in an old Italian deli in which all the meats and cold cuts have been substituted with vintage athletic equipment such
A darkly humourous and morbid short film of a stuffed teddy bear going through a gruesome surgery procedure. It shows the dissection of the bear,
This short shows somebody cooking spaghetti but all the ingredients in the dish are replaced with objects such as tomato pin cushions, rubber bands, Rubik's
A superhero’s secret power is about to turn Dr. Evil Mantis' chaos upside down.
A house is visited by a clean, organized, well-mannered guest.
Pineapple Calamari dreams of being a horse racing champion. He lives with two inseparable women who share a very special connection but their social dynamic.
Chit Chat Roulette is a surreal mixture of stop-motion animation and live action that shows a succession of strangers connected by webcams. This funny, engaging