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Films for kids and the young at heart! Featuring an intrusive rock, an ambitious spider, a Siberian tiger and more, this collection of family friendly animations will charm and entertain people of all ages.

Short Films


A young boy named Sonny works in an underground coal mine with the adults, taking care of the canary that detects deadly methane gas. He teaches the bird to play dead to prank the men, risking their lives for a moment in the sunlight above.


Sarah, a young Ukrainian girl, discovers an orphaned baby Siberian tiger and realizes she must either raise him or leave him to the perils of the snowy wild.


A shoal of herrings roams the vast ocean. When seagulls suddenly attack, one small herring finds itself stranded in a tidal pool. Desperately searching for a way out, it joins forces with an array of sea creatures to defend themselves.

The Rainbow Dung Beetle

Accustomed to camouflaging himself with mud to hide from predators, Desmond the dung beetle learns from his new neighbors that his true colors can be used to his advantage. Meet the filmmakers: https://youtu.be/ZA7VOJhibBI

The Social Chameleon

Cosmo the chameleon doesn't fit in with the other animals. No matter how hard he tries, he just can't seem to find his place in the jungle. Then, everything changes when he meets another chameleon who shows him how to live by his own true colors!

Three Trees

As the seasons change, three little trees learn about themselves, friendship and their place in the world. Meet the filmmakers: https://youtu.be/4y7-4Q2HxOs

Swing to the Moon

Living in the forest, little spider Temi dreams of catching the Moon. For that, she will do anything. Meet the filmmakers: https://youtu.be/FGXoF5U3gpE

Luce and the Rock

One day, out of nowhere, a giant Rock lays in the middle of the peaceful little village where Luce lives. The villagers can’t even open the door to their houses anymore! Luce is angry: go away Rock, you don’t belong here! And why are you here anyway?

ShortFest 2023