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Rated G for Great!

Select Shorts: This block is mainly G with one "PG-lite"
Approximate Running Time: 55 minutes

Streaming in this year's Virtual Festival available only from June 9-26 on

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Cat and Bird

Franka Sachse

Weimar, Leipzig,

and Halle, Germany

StMo, Professional 



A white bird living in a black world encounters a black cat living in a white world. The moment they meet, their backgrounds literally collide.

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Home Sweet Home

Lauren Carr

Sarasota, Florida

3D, Student



A young gingerbread couple is on the search for their dream home on a hit TV show, but the experience threatens both their relationship and their lives.

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The 0.01%

Sophia Bayat

Sarasota, Florida

3D, Student



After a disinfectant happy housewife eradicates a germ's entire family, the 0.01% surviving germ sets out for revenge.

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Ryanna Kim and Wes Powers

Redmond, Washington

2D, Student



A mermaid is missing her friend. But when a stranger is dropped into her life, will she accept a new hand in friendship?

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Lana Nguyen

Los Angeles, California

StMo, Student



A lonely girl uses high-tech glasses to fill her world with imaginary monster friends, but when they break, she discovers the value of true human connection.

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Yamamura Koji


2D, Independent


G, Subtitles

A polar bear who is very bored with various marine animals in the deep blue sea.

It continues an ancient tradition of "Caricatures of Frolicking animals" in scroll painting-style; this time, "Frolicking Sea Animals," in animation form, with a play on Japanese and English language word-plays: "Hokyoku-Guma Suggoku Hima. / Polar bear bears boredom", "Kawauso Kawaisou. / Other otter, poor otter," etc.

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Shreya Devarakonda and Daniela Portilla

Sarasota, Florida

3D, Student 



In a world of books, a scientifically-driven father is met with the sudden challenge of raising a child he struggles to relate to.

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Najmeh Hashemolhosseini

Tehran, Iran

FxF, Professional



In a sewing shop, a woman has a technical problem with her old sewing machine. A little girl may be able to solve the problem.

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Legend of the Claw

Shailyn Farmer

Sarasota, Florida

3D, Student



A little girl fights to keep a plushie from the grasp of an evil, greedy claw machine.

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Zachary Simon

Providence, Rhode Island

FxF, Student 



A farm of instrument animals welcomes a new member who finds a different way to fit in.

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Legend Has It

Lainey Davidson

Sarasota, Florida

3D, Student



Hallie, a jaded camp counselor who wants to shut her campers up with a scary story. Unbeknownst to her, the creature comes to life...and is hungry.

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Richard O'Connor

Brooklyn, New York

FxF, Studio



Not included in virtual streaming.

Remains an Official Selection in Competition for overall awards.

A family of birds looks for safety in a storm.

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Blu Caruthers

St Petersburg, Florida

Debut, Solo 



Not included in virtual streaming.

Remains an Official Selection in Competition for overall awards.

The children's story about a cat and some mice.

All films will be available for streaming only from June 9-26

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