On your mark, get set, it’s time for a whole lot of animated brilliance from all corners of our big wide world. Join us for metaphysical musings and reflective moments, laugh-out-loud gags and a load of animal antics – it’s your annual wintery fix of animated inventiveness and imagination.
Screened as part of NZIFF 2020
Competitors are taking off from the starting block and giving it everything they have – but one contestant looks a little out of place.
Mr Gnome just wants to sunbathe in peace – if only that stupid cloud wasn’t in the way! Fortunately, he has a banging good plan.
A group of wild animals performs their nocturnal opera.
Imagine if you could bring a whole new world within your reach.
Hippos watch the perfect performance of two slick seals, but will they measure up?
Seven-year-old LS shares his dreams, fears and hopes, while inventive stop-motion matchsticks bring his visions to life.
A young woman leaves home but remains super connected to where she’s from, in the very first film created completely with 3D pen.
What will be revealed when overexcited young flamingos work out on new treadmills?
In the midst of an insane heatwave, two kids find a way to cool everyone down.
Pocked-sized philosophers share their thoughts as they map a contemplative path to growing up.
An athletic flamingo does his best in front of a critical jury.
While one man thinks he’s living on an ice floe, everyone around him finds he's a supermarket distraction
Looking back at her life and all the flowers she’s shared, Emily reminisces about the people she’s met and the choices she’s made.
As an elephant tidies an empty gym, he entertains his champion dreams.