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FLICKERS: Rhode Island International Film Festival - Under the Stars - Animated Shorts

Now in its 27th year, New England's largest and most prestigious festival — Flickers' Rhode Island International Film Festival™ (RIIFF) — will take place in 195 District Park on August 11-13, 2023. Ranked as a one of the Top 10 Film Festivals in the United States, this world-class event will be held at venues around Providence. It features screenings, filmmaking workshops, meet-and-greet industry events and seminars. Aiming to promote Rhode Island as a filmmaking location and to celebrate the independent filmmaking spirit, FLICKERS also hosts a number of high-profile premieres and provides a showcase for international features, documentaries, and shorts.

Apocalypse Dog

Aziliz Le Clainche, Camille Nasarre, Jing Qian, Juliette Barraux, Emma Plumey, Lucile Arnaud, Solène CauchieFrance | 2022 | 7min | Color | Animation | Comedy
In a post-apocalyptic universe, Bob and his dog Pasha survive in a wasteland. They are hungry, thirsty and tired. When suddenly, they see a city in the distance!


Franck DionFrance | French | 2023 | 9min | Color | Animation
Overwhelmed by the consequences of her research, an astronomer undertakes a journey to exile herself elsewhere.


Gabriel AUGERAI, Romain AUGIER, Laurie PEREIRA DE FIGUEIREDO, Yannick JACQUIN, Charles DI CICCOFrance | 2022 | 6min | Color | Animation | Comedy
A couple of dumb birds tries its best to protect its eggs from a volcano eruption.


Adam Reed LevyUnited States | English | 2023 | 6min | Color | Animation | Comedy
Jerry, a hummingbird of a different feather, must stand up to a hungry house cat in order to keep the flock together. 

The Meeps - Love Louder

Olivier StaphylasUnited States | English | 2022 | 3min | Color | Animation
Music video of Love Louder by the band "The Meeps"

How to make Cheddar

HyunSong AnEnglish | 2022 | 6min | Color | Animation
Cheddar is a cat who is working at the packaging department at a cheese factory. The fact that he's not chasing mice at a cheese factory makes him realize he isn't needed so he decides to leave.

Oren's Way

Keika LeeUnited States | English | 2023 | 17min | Color | Animation
A clever princess must capture a magical Golden Fox in order to save her kingdom from eternal sadness but on her journey, she conquers obstacles - the last of which reveals a hidden truth about herself.


Marie BORDESSOULE, Adriana BOUISSIE, Nadine DE BOER, Elisa DRIQUE, Chloé LAUZU, Vincent LEVRERO, Solenne MOREAUFrance | 7min | Color | Animation
Living in the forest, little spider Temi dreams of catching the Moon. For that, she will do anything.

The Brave Locomotive

Andrew Pierce ChesworthUnited States | English | 2023 | 7min | Color | Animation
An Old West musical tale with 1940s flair about a mighty little train facing harrowing disaster.


Janice NadeauCanada | 2023 | 9min | Color | Animation
Told through the eyes of a child with an overflowing imagination, HARVEY is a poetic, luminous look at bereavement and coping with the loss of a parent.

Midnight Hotel

Vincent ALBERT, Malo DOUCET, Neïl DIEU, May TARAUD, Marie TOURYFrance | French | 2022 | 5min | Color | Animation
"What if it were possible to meet one another in our sleep? One night, three strangers find themselves in a Hotel of dreams. They must navigate this strange world together before dawn."

Search for the Human

Mélina IENCO, Lucie JURIC, Caroline LEIBEL, Faustine MERLE, Claire PELLETFrance | French | 2022 | 7min | Color | Animation | Comedy
In a fantasy world, a griffin embraces his fate and goes on an epic journey to find a legendary creature : The Human.

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