This film is about the fiery fickle heart of adolescent love told through the eyes of desert Armadillos. Our young lovers bask in their new found relationship even as his eyes occasionally wander to a nearby temptress. His hopes and his love are squashed, when she goes after a windswept flower blown into the seemingly abandoned […]
Every Christmas season since 2006, The Killers have released a new single. In tune with the season of giving, the proceeds from sales go entirely to charity. This year, Killers frontman Brandon Flowers went to personal friend, BYU alum and director of Napoleon Dynamite Jared Hess to produce a music video to go with the song. Hess pointed Flowers to BYU, […]
Estefan is the world’s greatest hair dresser. Can he successfully meet his latest challenge or will he fail? The frustration mounts with each attempt to please his client. Awards: 2012 Siggraph Computer Animation Festival – Best Student Project 2013 College Television Awards (Student Emmys) – 1st Place Animation 2013 Houston World Fest – Platinum Remi […]
Turtles is the story one turtle’s failed efforts to fish as good as his fellow turtles. Awards: 2006 College Television Awards (Student Emmys) – Animation 2006 Student Academy Awards – Bronze Medal – Animation
“Noggin” is the story of the conflict that arises from our protagonist, Noggin, and the problems that his head creates for the clan of Belly Faces. “Noggin” addresses the resolution of those conflicts. Awards: 2006 College Television Awards – Animation
2014 BYU Center for Animation student project Jeff, the all time super ultra mega fighter turbo champion, takes great pleasure crushing the opposition beneath his sandals like so many discarded potato chips. After many long days searching the internet he finds, at last, a worthy foe. 2014 College Television Awards (Student Emmys) – 1st place […]
Petshop is the story of a lonely and angry Chinchilla who will do whatever it takes to impress a possible new owner. Of course, so will his nemesis, the Lizard. Awards: 2005 College Television Awards (Student Emmys) – Animation
Faux Paw teaches kids the basics of Internet safety: how to keep personal information safe, to keep away from Internet strangers, and to go to an adult for help when they see anything online that makes them uncomfortable.
Lemmings is the first of many award winning BYU short animation. Completed in the end of 2003 Lemmings received both a Student Academy award and a Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Foundation, College Television Award (informally referred to as a Student Emmy.) Lemmings is the story of Cliff, a book read lemming, and his […]
Two former classmates see each other on a train. One of them is cheerful and friendly, perhaps a bit pushy. The other has a tendency to have strange, explosive anxiety attacks that terrify the people around her. This is a story about their encounter. A BYU Film Director: Christina Skyles Producer: Jarom Neumann OFFICIAL SELECTIONS […]
Brigham Young University Center for Animation Presents Alight, a short film about a boy made of fire and a girl made of water. Directed and Produced by Jason Keyser Character Animation Christina Skyles Aileen Thomas Chris Warburton Britta Frazier Paul Ovuoba Effects Animation Jason Marlow Paige Stringham Kekoa Fa’Alafua Sidney Stringham Christopher Cherrington Design/Backgrounds Jaimee […]
An overly confident mountain climber sets out to conquer the massive, curly-tipped mountain “Ram’s Horn” for fame and glory, only to be thwarted by an unexpected rival—and its lovable offspring—who puts the mountaineer’s priorities to the test.
Awoken by the crash, Eli’s Mother walks into the kitchen to find him suspiciously shoving cookies back into the cookie jar. Eli, knowing he’s in trouble, launches into a story about how he was abducted during the night by aliens! Awards: 2009 College Television Awards (Student Emmys) – Animation 2009 Student Academy Awards – Gold […]
Kites is the story of a young boy how receives special help dealing with the passing of his grandpa. Awards: 2009 College Television Awards (Student Emmys) – Animation 2009 Student Academy Awards – Bronze Medal – Animation
Dreamgiver is the story of “the Dreamgiver” who brings dreams to people nightly. He must act fast though to save a young boy from his nightmare doom. Awards: 2012 College Television Awards (Student Emmy) – Animation 2011 Siggraph Electronic Theatre – Accepted into Festival