BAF is an annual celebration of outstanding local, national, and international cartoons.
Doggy See, Doggy Do
8-year-old Kathryn desperately wants a puppy and tries to convince her mother to get her one.
A mischievous boy gets his just desserts after a full day’s worth of pranking his friends and neighbours.
Sunday, Patrick Doyon’s first film, is a magical tale that imparts important lessons about life as seen through the eyes of a child.
Paths of Hate
"Paths of Hate" is a short tale about the demons that slumber deep in the human soul and have the power to push people into the abyss of blind hate, fury and rage.
One Need Moves All... Food.
As the sun goes down in the dark and terrifying MUTANTLAND hunters are lured
into a forbidden zone in their quest for food only to find themselves candidates for
the main course.
A patient scours the hospital to find a cure to his aching leg.
A yeti attempts to knit a sweater, however he encounters a frustrating situation.
Thumb Snatchers From The Moon Cocoon
A short tempered Texas Sheriff, uses his cowboy logic to recklessly defeat a race of condescending, cocoon dwelling critters.
Words That Feed The
An etymological exploration of insects and encouragement.
In the land of cold and ice, a warrior must fight the beast holding Spring hostage to end the torment of a forever winter.
Turkeys + Dubstep = TURKEY DUBSTEP
Another Turkey Dubstep
The title says it all.
A simple narrative about a father plagued with an itchy leg and his son who enjoys the tall slide at the park on a quiet morning. Each frame was rotoscoped by hand using Crayola markers on 1,180 sheets of paper.
The Country of Wolves
A hunting excursion evolves into an otherworldly encounter, as two brothers navigate the spirit realm in this ethereal and haunting animation that celebrates the ancient art of Inuit storytelling.
A lonely frog discovers a fun new pastime via an unexpected visitor.
Suddenly, a humble citrus fruit is granted absolute power over the universe.
Neither Hare Nor There
by Keith Yeomans
In the style of an old Warner Brother’s cartoon from the 1950’s, “Neither Hare Nor There” tells the story of a cartoon rabbit that wraps his hands around the outline of a tree, peels it back, and finds himself in a state of wonder plucked away from everything he ever knew.
Mulvar Is Correct Candidate!
Mulvar's shallow understanding of human politics does not keep him from running for office. This is his campaign TV ad.
The Interior Monologue of Gill The Goldfish
Gill, a disgruntled goldfish, hates the world.
by Mike Weiss
Behold! The mysteries of the heavens above… and to the right.
A tribesman is chased through the jungle by a strange entity, narrowly escaping only to encounter something more threatening.
Gerald’s Last Day
Gerald the dog is scheduled for termination at the Dog Pound today at 5pm….can he seduce an adopter before his time runs out?
A curious little frog, attracted by the light of the fireflies, devours as many as she can, in hopes of obtaining their glow. But as her light brightens, shadows deepen and she too becomes the prey.
The Fox and the Chickadee
A starving fox catches a chickadee in a trap. The chickadee bargains for his life, proposing a plan involving a crooked backwoods trapper and his chicken coop, but neither can be trusted when their lives are at stake.
Side effects of this film may include heart palpitations, pregnancy, and fits of uncontrollable laughter.
A young boy entering his first father-son science fair suffers the shame and consequence of not having parental supervision. Taking the situation in his own hands, Lloyd resurrects his chances of winning.
Life struggles to assert and organize itself within a harsh and shifting environment.
A seductress tries to break a couple up.
Nothing like a spring morning to make you feel alive. Even if you're dead.
Situated in the lakeside town of Burlington, Ontario, our festival has one clear and simple goal. BAF aims to entertain a discerning adult audience with fantastic animated shorts. Powerful and passionate, these short films always remain accessible, even as they push boundaries.
BAF is restricted to older audience members, as the program may contain content and themes that are adult in nature.