While many of the characters on Archer may appear to be based on their voice actors, in reality, the models used were often people known or met in unexpected ways by the producers. Here are the actual models and the stories behind how they got involved. [previously]
Carpark is a cute little animation which reveals the dangers of teasing a dog locked in a car. [slyt | via]
The Australian Red Cross has released a slightly warped and brilliant short: Band-Aids can't fix everything. Learn First Aid. [slyt | via]
Norwegian animators Twintrash have created the animated short "What Does The Fox Say," based on "The Fox" music video by Ylvis. [previously | via] [more inside]
In the (slightly twisted) animated short: A Fight for Everyone, we get to see a frustrated Creator dealing with a less than cooperative world. [via]
Un Petit plat pour l’Homme (A Small Dish For Man) is a cute animated short by Corentin Charron which looks at dining in space. [via]
Ghosst(s) is a disturbing and intriguing animated video short by French artistic collective Lorn. [via]
The Boundaries of Life and Death is a lovely short animation inspired by the Edgar Allan Poe quotation;
"The boundaries which divide Life from Death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the one ends, and where the other begins?"[more inside]
Rage - An amusing little animated short showing a rage-fueled chain reaction and the impact it can have on the world.
Red is a dark retelling of Little Red Riding Hood done as a bloody, stylish animated short.
No Robots: An engaging animated short about prejudice in a future in which robots have been banned.