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In 2018, Kobe Bryant Won an Academy Award for this Animated Short Film

Dear Basketball is a 2017 American animated short film written and narrated by Kobe Bryant and directed and animated by Glen Keane, with music by John Williams. The film is based on a letter Kobe Bryant wrote to The Players’ Tribune on November 29, 2015 announcing his retirement from basketball. #MambaForever Read more: https://twistedsifter.com/videos/kobe-bryant-animated-short-film-dear-basketball/

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This Gripping Short About Innocence Lost Has Won Over 40 Festival Awards

Written and directed by Jeremy Comte, FAUVE is an incredible short film about innocence lost. The film has played at over 80 film festivals around the globe and won over 40 awards. It is now available online after debuting on Vimeo’s Stafff Pick Premiere. Vimeo’s Director of Curation, Sam Morrill, has a fantastic write-up on the film that you can read here. Read more: https://twistedsifter.com/videos/fauve-short-film-by-jeremy-comte/

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This Hand Painted Oscar Winning Short is One of the Most Beautiful Animations Youll See

The Old Man and the Sea is a 1999 paint-on-glass-animated short film by Russian animator Aleksandr Petrov, based on the novel of the same name by Ernest Hemingway. The film won countless awards, including the Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film in 2000. According to Wikipedia: Work on the film began in March 1997. It took Aleksandr Petrov and his son Dmitri Petrov (who helped his father) until April 1999 to paint each of the 29,000+ frames. The film’s technique, pastel oil paintings on glass, is mastered by only…

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