By Jenna Dreisenstock
Vimeo is a platform filled with inspiration for every creative alike – from short films to music videos and trailers, the sheer total of excellent films gracing Vimeo is unlike any other streaming services. With a space for filmmakers, especially independent filmmakers to showcase their work, there are so many fantastic artworks that find one hooked for hours as we browse the site.
With many of these films come brilliant soundtracks / scores, as well as incredible compositions when it comes to sound design. We’ve curated some of our favourite recently discovered films, whose use of sound design and music is incredibly captivating and is an essential part of every narrative. On top of that, in this roundup we’ve decided to focus on outstanding animated features that have truly caught our attention.
Below are 10 animated short films discovery via Vimeo, in no particular order!
Alex Moy – ‘Idle, Torrent’
Director & Animator: Alex Moy
FJAAK – ‘Snow‘
Director & Animator: Raman Djafari
Klaus Alman – ‘Plastic Dreams‘
Director: Klaus Alman
Bullpen – ‘Shimo‘
Max Möertl – ‘ISLAND‘
Alex Goddard – ‘Absence‘
Director: Alex Goddard
Merijn Hos – ‘Down The Rabbit Hole‘
Director: Merijn Hos | Hugo & Marie Studio
Xue Enge – ‘CUBED‘
Director: Xue Enge
Valere Amirault – ‘ALMA‘
Raphaël Bluzet – ‘WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT COSMOS‘
Director: Raphaël Bluzet
What are your favourite animated features you’ve discovered via Vimeo?
Let us know your thoughts!