DC Shorts 2016 Film Festival

SEPTEMBER 8–18, 2016


Johnny Express

Animation • Korea, South • 5 minutes

Johnny, a space delivery courier, is traveling through space to deliver a package. His ship soon arrives on a very small planet where he needs to deliver the package. The package is so small that he has to look through a magnifying glass to see it. Johnny walks around the planet, looking for the recipient. However, he can’t see anyone or anything.

Aqua Profonda

Animation • United States • 2 minutes

After encountering a frog at a swimming pool, a young boy reflects on his life growing up on opposite coasts of Australia and his fear of the creatures that lurk in the deep end.


Animation • United States • 3 minutes

The shapes we make – an advertisement for planet Earth.


AnimationFantasy • Japan • 14 minutes

In a magical world where memories are still attached to forgotten objects, one little memory named Moom has a harder time letting go.

Taking Flight

Animation • United States • 6 minutes

A boring day with Grandpa turns into a larger-than-life journey in this ode to the Radio Flyer red wagon.

Life Smartphone

AnimationComedy • China • 3 minutes

While everyone stays deeply immersed in their screens, a domino effect of disasters is occurring. Look up!

El Coyote

AnimationDocumentary • Mexico • 7 minutes

A human smuggler (also know as a coyote) describes his process and the mechanics of slipping between the Mexico and U.S. border.


AnimationComedy/Horror • United States • 1 minute

Phobian is a girl who is afraid of everything in the most ridiculous ways possible.

Last Door South

Animation • Belgium, France • 14 minutes

A child and his conjoined head are kept inside the family mansion by their mother since their birth.

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