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With stop motion submissions received from around the globe, we're excited to announce our official selections for our 2021 Online Stop Motion Shorts Festival!   

2021 Official Selections 

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A Crazy Life (3:24) Director: Beth Jean Olson USA

http://bjovideo.com/

 

A wild ride of stop motion and animation through mixed media elements in ode to the television shows and music videos from the 1980's and 1990's.

A Flower & Two Chicks (4:44) Director: Alice Thibault France

https://www.instagram.com/alice_makes_stopmotion

In an egg box, two birds and a flower live together. But sharing the place is not easy for everyone...

A is for Apple (1:37) Director: Adam Mick Laughlin USA

 

A worm finds a city inside an apple, but must escape the fascist government drones inside.

The Act (3:21) Director: Olivia Medina, Aleyda Barrueta Mexico

https://vimeo.com/529780014

A failed magician dies attempting a magic trick and is sent first to heaven, and then to hell, where he will continue to practice until he reaches success.

Anyone Can Be A Friend (2:00) Director: Jeroen Zijlstra Netherlands

https://www.5am.studio/project/cricket_wireless/

2 minutes of jam-packed friendliness. Because ANYONE can be a friend! A friend of a friend. Your noisy neighbor. Heck, even your barista!

Bedtime Stories (7:26) Director: Francesca Nobili USA

https://www.francescanobili.com/bedtime-stories

 

Every night, Hannah's husband tells her a bedtime story, one memory at a time.

Chicken (4:44) Director: Sydney Mills USA

https://www.smills.art/

A young woman's struggle with picky eating begins to manifest itself...

The Feast (12:00) Director: Zeb Blair USA

https://baltimorerockopera.secure.force.com/ticket/#/events/a0S6g000002nt4pEAA

In the tiny village of Chowtown, the biggest is the best - therefore, the person who eats the most is elected to rule over the rest! It’s a flawless system until a stranger introduces a brand new innovation to the world - cannibalism.

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Hypno Tiddo (1:59) Director: Arianna Gheller, Matteo Burani Italy

https://studiocromanimation.com/home/

A child and his teddy bear must defeat a frightening storm monster which threatens their serenity. It will be only with magic and the courage of the imagination that they will succeed in their intent.

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Oldboy's Apples (2:36) Director: Brad Hock USA

https://bardobread.com/

Beyond the hedge, beneath the well, ancient spirits sing their song to reawaken the mystery of the hidden apple.

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Paper has Good Memory (3:34) Director: Alishia Yoon USA

https://www.aliloopa.com/

A series of vignettes exploring the feeling of embarrassment through the lens of paper products

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Posted No Hunting (2:36) Director: Alisa Stern USA

https://www.alisastern.com/postednohunting

When a trail cam captures a frightening encounter in the woods, the scariest part is what you don't see. 

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Print Edition (3:28) Director: John Akre USA

http://www.johnakre.com/

Once upon a time, children would deliver newspapers to almost everybody's front door. This movie about my experience as a newspaper deliverer was made with rubber stamps and paint on newspaper.

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Ruff & Buff (2:22) Director: Mee Huh USA

http://www.meenimation.com/ruffnbuff

A grandma, Harmony, wants to join "Doggy Beauty" dog show with her little dog, Thor. Harmony has a big dream for her little dog, Thor, but the little dog has another plan in mind. Before the big dog show Harmony and Thor are emBARK on some serious doggie training.

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She Was Crying Sugar (3:38) Director: Tommy Simms USA

http://www.tommystoons.com/

A candied couple gets into sticky situations as they embark on an adventure through a sugar-coated wonderland.

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Squatter (4:09) Director: Ben Gruenbaum USA

http://behance.com/bengruenbaum

In a backroom dealing, two beings seek to understand each other's true intentions. But how deep does the truth actually lie?

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Stop, Mo! (3:32) Director: Leila Mullison USA

http://lrmull.wixsite.com/porfolio

A shy robot puppet fails to act as the villain he was cast as. From behind the camera, the animator desperately tries to coach him through.

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Thought Captive (2:46) Dir: Charlotte Mermoud, Kyle Day Switzerland

http://ache-ache.net/

In an apartment on a busy street, a dark-eyed man walks in circles, overwhelmed by his thoughts. An unexpected visit forces him to face and react; by the band Dry Erase from Oakland & Paris.

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Tears Dry (3:57) Director: Eileen Huhn, Pierre Horn Austria

http://www.schallundschnabel.com/

Stop motion animation music video for iNANA & the unused word about partnership and pregnancy

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Tears Dry (3:57) Director: Eileen Huhn, Pierre Horn Austria

http://www.schallundschnabel.com/

Stop motion animation music video for iNANA & the unused word about partnership and pregnancy

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Warmth (2:40) Director: Nathania Zaini Indonesia

https://www.nathaniazaini.com/

Warmth is a story about daily encounters between a passerby and a homeless person in the streets of Los Angeles. It explores the empathy and human connections that are often overlooked.

2021 Honorable Mention 

Although not selected for the screening, we thank those of you who submitted to this years fest!

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Desert Atlas (1:42)

Darcy R Nicholson

USA

Darkness in Daylight (8:00)

Bennett Paul Peel

USA

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To Love a Ladybug (0:37) Mikael Trench

USA

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The Crimson Harpy (5:07)

Jamieson Richards

USA

 The Story of a  

GOTS Seed (7:00)

Dinie van den Heuvel

Belgium

Homeward Clown (5:51)

Allison Power

USA

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Roniyachaav (5:20)

 Mohsen Mohammadi

Iran

The Missing Bone (1:18)

 Hogan Hiatt

USA

The Unexpected

Santa (3:13)

Vuong Nguyen

Viet Nam

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The Afternoon Delight (1:50)

TG Gainey

USA

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Seasons (1:45)

 Glen Robert Obear

USA

Atlas at Home (0:37)

Darcy R Nicholson

USA

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Blood Summer (15:00)

Megan Sass

USA

The Psycho X (10:30)

 David Cleveland

USA

Past Festivals 

  The #MoStopMo 2020

Halloween Screen

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  The #MoStopMo 2020 Online Shorts Festival

FESTIVAL PROGRAM

Total Time: 3:11:27