Panda in the Rain–Animated Short

Lijian Li, filmmaker and animator; Diego Guzman, new 2020 music score and performance. When a panda bear tires of fishing, he accidentally falls from his boat and is rescued by sparkly little friends of the deep who return him to his boat and to his life. Created by a graduate of the Sheridan College Animation program, this short animated film is simply fantastic.

For more information on Lijian Li, founder of Maple Toon Animation Studios, visit their website: http://www.ftanim.com/. For more information on the Sheridan College Animation program, visit https://www.sheridancollege.ca/progra….

Ed – Animated Short Film 

Taha Neyestani, filmmaker and animator; Ludwig van Beethoven (from Symphony No. 9), music.

This highly creative short animated film tells the visual story of the visual model. Created by a graduate of the Sheridan College Animation program. Many Beethoven epics have been featured in great films, and “Ed” uses parts of the 9th Symphony perfectly.

For more information on the Sheridan College Animation program, visit https://www.sheridancollege.ca/progra….

The Casebook of Nips & Porkington

Melody Wang, filmmaker and animator; Sergei Kofman, 2020 soundtrack composer; Devin Scott, 2020 sound mix.

This exciting short animated film tells a tale of two animal detectives searching for clues to solve the case of the poached egg. Created by a graduate of the Sheridan College Animation program, this film is fun for the whole family and features top-notch animation. The music is fantastic and epic.

For more information on the Sheridan College Animation program, visit https://www.sheridancollege.ca/progra….

Ramon The Magnificent – Animated Short Film

Vladimir Volkov, filmmaker; Ronald Royer, composer.

This short animated film is a humourous, but contemporary twist on a popular story line of the past with a male hero saving a damsel in distress. Created by a graduate of the Sheridan College Animation program, this film is full of humour and top-notch animation. The music uses Spanish/Mexican stylistic elements as well as some typical “mickey mousing” film scoring techniques to highlight the physical actions when Ramon gets himself in trouble. To learn more about the SPO, visit https://www.spo.ca. For more information on the Sheridan College Animation program, visit https://www.sheridancollege.ca/progra….