KOTATSU FESTIVAL PRESENTS:
JAPANESE ANIMATED SHORTS

SHORT FILMS

Cardiff's very own Kotatsu Japanese Animation Festival brings you a programme of brilliant new animated short films from Japan.

SHORTS 1: ONE WAY TICKET

SHORT FILMS

Have you ever wanted to just get away? This programme of animated shorts is your one-way ticket around the world - and beyond.

WELSH BAME ANIMATED SHORTS

SHORT FILMS

Cinema Golau presents a vibrant archive animation programme, part of an exciting new platform for Welsh BAME filmmakers.

SHORTS 4: SPEECHLESS

SHORT FILMS

These carefully selected animated short films in competition are masterpieces of visual storytelling, to be enjoyed in any language.

SHORTS 2: CLOSE QUARTERS

SHORT FILMS

This diverse animated shorts programme examines our beautiful differences and, crucially, our fundamental similarities.

SHORTS 5: MIXTAPE

SHORT FILMS 

An eclectic programme of music videos, animated music documentaries, and short films that tell stories through music.

SHORTS 3: HINDSIGHT

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These short films give you 20:20 hindsight on world-changing events, intimate personal histories and faded childhood memories. 

SHORTS 6: UNCANNY VALLEY

SHORT FILMS

Venture with us into the darker side of animation - this provocative programme shows animation definitely isn’t just for kids.

CLOTH CAT ANIMATION PRESENTS:
ANIMATED FAMILY SHORTS AGE 3+

SHORT FILMS

A brilliant selection of family-friendly animated short films. Followed by a drop-in animation workshop aimed at children 3+.

CLOTH CAT ANIMATION PRESENTS:
ANIMATED FAMILY SHORTS AGE 7+

SHORT FILMS

A brilliant selection of family-friendly animated short films. Followed by a drop-in animation workshop aimed at children 7+.

CLASSIC WELSH ANIMATION

SHORTS

Did you grow up watching cartoons on S4C? Relive some of your Welsh-language childhood favourites on the big screen.

CARDIFF ANIMATION NIGHTS

SHORT FILMS

We've been running Cardiff Animation Nights since 2014 - see where our story began, have a drink with us and watch great animation!