Screening Room is our way of shining light on our favorite DIY animated shorts from around the web. In 2017, we’re also partnering with Rush Process and Beta Theater on a quarterly screening series called DIY Animation Spotlight. You can submit films for consideration via FilmFreeway.

“Seeing [Rolling Acres] in person made me want to make something reflective of the kind of discarded space a dead mall represents and the kind of energy it could be brewing….”

Still from "Mannequin"

“Mannequin”

Our current Screening Room selection is a hand-painted short by animator Pete Burkeet. Watch Mannequin, then read our interview with the director.

Pete Burkeet