Film at Artscape: MdFF 2018 Animated Shorts

37 Minutes

Throughout Artscape weekend, the SNF Parkway is proud to present shorts from the 2018 Maryland Film Festival completely FREE! Join us Saturday and Sunday, between 1 and 7 PM, when a different program of films will start at the top of each hour.

Animated Shorts:
A rich collection of animated shorts produced using a broad range of techniques, from the painstakingly handmade to the meticulously digital. These films bring visual pleasures and splendors unique to their respective mediums.


Saturday, July 21st: 1:00 PM
Saturday, July 21st: 6:00 PM
Sunday, July 22nd: 5:00 PM


Film at Artscape is a program of the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts, Inc. (BOPA). Artscape is produced by the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts, Inc. on behalf of the Baltimore Festival of the Arts, Inc.

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Michaela Müller, 2017, Switzerland/ Croatia, 11 MIN
Airports - the pinnacle of modern society, places where the limits of borders, security and tolerance are constantly tested.
Sam Gurry, 2016, USA, 3 MIN
Junior High is one sticky situation.
Lynn Tomlinson, 2018, USA, 8 MIN, World Premiere
An old farm dog recounts the true tale of Old Bet, the elephant at the start of the American circus. Their mournful melody is hand-crafted using both oil pastel and painterly clay-on-glass animation techniques.
Marnie Ellen Hertzler & Beth Hoeckel, 2017, USA, 2 MIN
Easter is here and things are starting to get strange.
Phil Davis, 2017, USA, 3 MIN
An experiment in animated choreography with autumn leaves. Consisting of hundreds of scanned and photographed leaves animated to a banjo soundscape. A celebration of the vibrant burst of seasonal beauty.
Nikita Diakur, 2017, Germany, 12 MIN
An ugly cat struggles to coexist in a fragmented and broken world, eventually finding a soulmate in a mystical chief. Inspired by the internet story ‘Ugly the Cat’ and animated with computer simulated marionettes.