Examine the medium of the animated short film and the effect on audience – from major animation pioneers such as Disney and Pixar to independent animators working on YouTube, shorts have been around for a while, and hold a surprising amount of power. Humour, visual flair, emotional depth – the range that can be explored in five minutes of animation is something truly fascinating.
The best ones to speak of are the recent successes like Paper Man. The Volcano short from Inside Out deserves mention too. – SpectreWriter8 years ago
The CGBros is a Youtube channel that likes to showcase shorts made by students or independent animators. This can also be a great source for examples. – YsabelGo8 years ago
The person who wants to write this could check out that Disney animation short film on Netflix that showcases a lot of the popular ones. – Jaye Freeland8 years ago