Body Beautiful is about a woman who keeps being harassed by her aerobics instructor and her attempts to get even with him on a Body Beautiful contest both are entering. It ends on a rap number she does that embarrasses him.
Body Beautiful Part 2
On acquiring a new Digi Videocam, Beryl becomes obsessed with the filmmaking process using it to articulate her desires and dreams as video diary. As cineaste par excellence she agrees to video the wedding of her friend Mandy, seizing the opportunity to imitate her filmmaking idols with disastrous and hilarious results.
A man is about to eat a soft-boiled egg. As he’s cracking the egg he can hear a voice coming from within telling him to stop. Every time he hits the egg, someone from within the egg yells at him. Then the film switches to the man inside the egg.
Set in Medieval times, a jester is heading to the castle, but can’t help running into a fruit tree in his path. Again and again. After a while, he lands nose-down and when he gets up, his nose remains stuck in the ground.
Claymation/Plasticine stop motion animation by Thomas R. Smith. This has amazing animation and boy is she ugly.
This is a Russian cartoon about a lonely lady who is an attendant in a public toilet. It is a gently amusing story with a sympathetic lead character. It was nominated for an Academy Award in 2008. It was made at the Russian Melnitsa Animation Studio by Konstantin Bronzit.
A tongue-in-cheek look at making a career in stop motion animation. The video begins with; “When you don’t get a lot of acting work you have to make the magic happen and I’ve always had a love of stop motion animation.” See more movie career sillisness from this presenter on the LOOinLONDON YouTube page.
It is the story of a married couple who get into an argument while playing Scrabble. Their cat chews through the power cable for their television, so that they don’t notice that a nuclear war has begun. It was nominated an Academy Award (Animated Short Film). In 1994 it was voted number 25 of the 50 Greatest Cartoons of all time by members of the animation field.
A romantic comedy about two golden-agers proves that passion is not exclusively for the young. It tells of George’s affection for his female neighbour and the outcome of his decision to quit daydreaming and take action. It was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film in 1988.
Cringe and wince as Bob’s surprise 40th birthday party backfires. Bob’s Birthday won the Best Animated Short Film Oscar in 1994 and was the precursor of the legendary Bob & Margaret series. In Canada, it was the highest rated Canadian made animation series ever. More info on the Snowden Fine website.