Every Dog's Guide to Complete Home Safety

Every Dog's Guide to Complete Home Safety 1987

This hilarious short animation offers over 40 safety tips for homes with infants and young children. The film's hero is a very earnest, somewhat pompous, but endearing dog called Wally. A "professional" in home safety, Wally is assigned to a house with an infant whose parents have little safety consciousness. Accidents and near-accidents succeed each other with lightning speed, constantly putting Wally to the test.

The Devil’s Bride: A Mill Legend

The Devil’s Bride: A Mill Legend 1990

The river that passes through the mill has dried out. The miller and his daughter are frantic: how can they deliver the huge amount of flour needed for the wedding at the castle? The devil promises to help, but only if the girl follows him to hell; but the girl’s true love chases the devil away and builds a levee. The devil is very angry and whips up a bad storm that destroys the mill… and then proposes to rebuild it in exchange for the girl. The miller accepts the offer, but keeps one nail hidden! Without the nail, the devil loses the bet and the girl celebrates marries her beloved. (Quelle: DEFA Film Library)

The Old Man and the Pears

The Old Man and the Pears

A weak and hungry old man begs for a pear from a fruit peddler, but the peddler refuses and rejects him. A little boy bravely steps forward and spends his last coin to buy a pear for the old man. Finally, a magical form of justice emerges from the ground.

Universal Mechanism

Universal Mechanism

As the Earth rotates slowly, various forces of nature, mechanical movements, and human trajectories occur simultaneously.

Resuscitation

Resuscitation

The act of becoming is never as expected, but it is fundamental to the experience of being.

Mr. Ando of the Woods

Mr. Ando of the Woods

A short animation made entirely by Voice Actor Takashi Taniguchi, the video gained popularity on the internet. A penguin named Ando protects the forest and its animal inhabitants from the evil humans (or the "cancer of the Earth" as one sign in The Animal House reads). However, some of the animals suspect that Ando himself may be a human.

A One/Two/Many/World

A One/Two/Many/World 1970

This short surrealistic film portrays a growing boy and the bizarre world of imposed conditions and contradictions he evolves in. Made by students of Queen's University, A One/Two/Many/World is social commentary expressed in symbolic language.

Luxo Jr. Pencil Test

Luxo Jr. Pencil Test 1986

Watch this wire frame version of Luxo Jr and observe the human emotions, gestures, attitudes and how the characters move in a way that is true to their physicality and to their personality.

Playing House

Playing House

A little girl is playing house by herself. She makes food out of toys and sets the table. Then a little boy comes in, and she greets him with joy. But things are getting darker while they pretending...