Dear Basketball. Kobe’s Poem and Oscar-Winning Short.

Kobe Bryant Dear Basketball
image courtesy of The Players Tribune

The world is stunned and saddened by the news of the death of legendary NBA player Kobe Bryant and his 13 year old daughter Gianna Maria – along with 7 others (Bryant’s private pilot Ara Zobayan; John Altobelli, his wife Keri and daughter Alyssa; Christina Mauser; Mother and daughter Sarah and Payton Chester) – in a helicopter crash on Sunday, January 26th. Read more

This Animated Short, In a Heartbeat, Opens Eyes and Minds.

A closeted middle school boy’s heart cannot deny what it wants. And what it wants is the most popular boy in school. See how two recent graduates turned this tale into an animated triumph for their Senior Thesis that is sweeping the internet. Read more

The Present, A Student Animated Short, Will Charm You To Tears

The present animated short

A Vimeo staff pick this month, The Present, an animated short created as a student thesis project in Germany, is thoroughly charming and the very definition of ‘sweet’. Read more

Bless You. An Award-Winning Animated Short by David Barlow-Krelina.

David Barlow-Krelina's Bless You

3D Illustrator and animator David Barlow-Krelina created this intriguing and beautifully animated 2 minute 42 second short film Bless You in both two dimensions and three dimensions.. Read more

Paperman – The Full Animated Oscar Nominated Short And Some Behind The Scenes Info.

Disney's Paperman Animated Short

Introducing a groundbreaking technique that seamlessly merges computer-generated and hand-drawn animation techniques, first-time director John Kahrs takes the art of animation in a bold new direction with the Oscar nominated short “Paperman” Read more

Marcel The Shell Sequel, Book, Activity Kit and Mobile Apps Continue The Cuteness.

Marcel the Shell Sequel

I was thrilled to learn that director/writer Dean Fleischer-Camp and comedienne, writer (and Marcel’s voice) Jenny Slate have produced another short film starring the lovable and quirky Marcel the Shell With Shoes On. Read more

Christmastime For The Jews. (Yes, I’ll Be Eating Chinese)