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The Present is a 2014 animated short film directed and co-written by Jacob Frey and co-written with Markus Kranzler. It is based on “Perfeição”, a comic strip by Fabio Coala. The short film tells the story of a teenage boy who gets a three-legged puppy from his mom, eventually warming up to it.

A hungry rabbit tricks his magician owner into finally getting him a carrot!

This multiple award winning short film is about two little village rockstars Apu and Manglu, and their various adventures in the wilderness of the village. The friends unknowingly makes a terrible mistake. What happens next is crux of the story.

Hitchhikers tells the story of siblings traveling with a mysterious palm tree belonging to their grandfather. Where do they go? For what reason? Where is a grandpa now? And why did they bring the palm tree with them? Some things are better left unsaid.

Hedgehog’s unwavering devotion to his home annoys a quartet of insatable beasts. Together, they march off towards Hedgehog’s home and spark a tense and prickly standoff.

This animated short chronicles the life cycle of the critically endangered sea turtle. Capturing the beauty of the ecosystems that sea turtles inhabit, the film is ideal for all audiences, and for teaching young and old alike about these fascinating creatures.