Sunday, August 25 • 3:00pm - 4:26pm
Animated Shorts sponsored by Canary Gallery

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My Moon
Directed by Eusong Lee
8 minutes • USA
Animated short
A relationship between three celestial bodies; a romance between Earth, Moon, and Sun.

A Certain Kind of Love
Directed by Richard O'Connor
3 minutes • USA - AL
Animated short
Glenda fell for Lauree at a time when both women felt societal pressure to pursue traditional paths.

Directed by Robert-Jonathan Koeyers
6 minutes • Netherlands
Animated short
An experimental visual poem inviting people to step into the lived Black experience for a moment.

Directed by Zahra Rostampour
7 minutes • Iran
Animated short
A hungry wolf gets stuck in stereotypes about being the big bad wolf of the story.

Still Lives
Directed by Elli Vuorinen
6 minutes • Finland
Animated short
Traditional folk art figurines are exploring the theme of busy stillness.

The Elephant's Song
Directed by Lynn Tomlinson
8 minutes • USA
Animated short
The true and tragic tale of Old Bet, the first circus elephant in America.

Directed by Meg Cook
1 minute • USA
Animated short
A woman's initial excitement at getting a message quickly turns sour.

I Alone Can Fix It
Directed by Bill Plympton
1 minute • USA
As Trump’s pronouncements become increasingly unhinged, his head peels like an orange, his brain floats away, and all that’s left is a tiny mouth.

Directed by Gyuri Cloe Lee
2 minutes • South Korea
Animated short
Repetition becomes a habit. A habit becomes a ritual.

Access to Excess
Directed by Tom Coute
3 minutes • USA
Animated short
Unlimited choices power this microcosm of industrialized societies where products attempt to fill empty voids.

girl in a room with a flying cat
Directed by Sofiya Fayzieva
2 minutes • USA
Animated short
A contemplative journey through memories of childhood.

Code Ruth
Directed by Caroline Voagen Nelson
4 minutes • USA
Animated short
A true love story about a Morse code instructor finding her path during WWII.

Directed by Cooper Haskell
8 minutes • USA
Animated short
A procrastinating writer sleeps his life away on the New York City Subway.

The Message From Space
Directed by Grier Dill
8 minutes • USA
Animated short
Earth receives a message from deep space showing how to create a new miracle substance. Here is its history.

Stealing Sheep "Show Love"
Directed by Gyuri Cloe Lee
3 minutes • South Korea
Music Video
Aliens from outer space visit Earth to spread love, which unfortunately takes the form of comets -- equally explosive, destructive, and ecstatic.

Ai Can
Directed by Mengxi Yang
5 minutes • USA
Documentary short
A portrait of a man who suffers from mental illness, but never stopped making his art during years of retirement.

That Long & Lonesome Road to Grandma's
Directed by Felipe Di Poi Tamargo
14 minutes • USA
Animated short
Sue and Kath are on a road trip with Sue's mom to visit her grandma.


Bill Plympton

Director, Cheatin'
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Caroline Voagen Nelson

Filmmaker + Media Artist
I'm a filmmaker and media artist making mixed media animated works inspired by history. My projects are typically linked by themes of antiquated technologies and environments in flux. The process of creating these works blends the physical and digital: I physically build sets and... Read More →
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Cooper Haskell

Cooper Haskell is an award-winning animator from New York City.
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Meg Cook

Meg Cook recently graduated with her Master of Fine Arts from Texas A&M University. She received her BFA in Animation from the Savannah College of Art and Design in 2015. It was there that she created her first stop motion animated short, TLC: Tough Lovin' Care. After trying out online... Read More →
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Mengxi Yang

Animator from China. Currently located in LA, attending grad school at Calarts experimental animation.
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Robert-Jonathan Koeyers

Artist + Filmmaker
Robert-Jonathan Koeyers (Curaçao, 1992) is a multidisciplinary artist and storyteller using a combination of film, photography and animation to tell often deeply personal and introspective stories that set out to dissect the human condition and tries to understand why people work... Read More →

Sofiya Fayzieva

My name is Sofiya, but I go by Sonya, the story behind the names is as long as the story of how I ended up in the US. One thing I like to do, however, is to tell stories. Whether they are funny or sad, whether they are about my family in Russia or my friends in the States – I bring... Read More →
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Tom Coute

The littlest of the neighborhood kids, Tom Coute was born and raised in Dennis, Massachusetts. Using personal experiences and ideas obtained from extensive reading, Tom’s work usually revolves around surreal but uncannily familiar visual metaphors. These help him understand the... Read More →

Sunday August 25, 2019 3:00pm - 4:26pm CDT
ASFA Lecture Hall
  Shorts Block, Animated