The intricate world of stop motion animation

Image: Walt Disney Home Video

Aesthetica Short Film Festival drew to a close this last Sunday (10th). My goal this year? Watch all the animation screenings. Needless to say, life got in the way and I failed. But I did manage to watch 159 short films from their 400+ official selection, so I’d call it a success. Year after year of attending film festivals, I’ve finally allowed myself to admit that I’ve noticed a trend in my annual favourites…