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  • Producers: Don Hertzfeldt, Mike Judge
  • Format: Multiple Formats, Animated, Color, Dolby, Full Screen, NTSC
  • Language: English (Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo)
  • Region: Region 1 (U.S. and Canada only. Read more about DVD formats.)
  • Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
  • Number of discs: 1
  • Rated: Unrated
  • Studio: MTV
  • DVD Release Date: June 3, 2008
  • Run Time: 94 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B0012Z36DU
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #171,984 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)
  • Learn more about "The Animation Show, Vol. 3" on IMDb

Special Features

  • Gaelle Denis interview
  • Max Hattler interview
  • "Abigail" animatic
  • Joanna Quinn interview
  • An introduction to MTV's The Maxx
  • Full-length text interviews with the artists

Editorial Reviews

Product Description

Mike Judge and Don Hertzfeldt have returned with another collection of incredible animated short films! This program brings together the best work from The Animation Show’s 2007 theatrical program and additional groundbreaking shorts, 17 in all. See the latest work from leading independent animators - Don Hertzfeldt, Mike Judge, Bill Plympton, Joanna Quinn and Pes! There’s an enormous array of great animation that’s rarely seen in the United States. We hope this formative new DVD series will continue to bring more artists and unseen classics into the spotlight for many years to come…

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For those who missed Mike Judge and Doug Hertzfeldt's semi-annual Animation Show when it visited their local theater, here's another collection of the best and most imaginative animated shorts culled from the screenings. As with previous volumes, there's a wide variety of animation styles on display in Volume 3, from CGI ("No Room For Gerold," about quarreling animal roommates) and 2-D ("Tyger," based on a poem by William Blake, and featuring puppet work with animation) to live action/animation blends ("Carlitopolis") and one-dimensional work (Hertzfeldt's affecting "Everything Will Be Okay," about its line drawing protagonist's struggles with mental illness). Subject matter is equally diverse, from the wryly comic "Astronauts" and Bill Plympton's "Guide Dog" (a sequel to his "Guard Dog") to the atmospheric "Tyger" and the noir-influenced "Shuteye Hotel." Judge himself contributes an intro courtesy his malcontent alter egos of Beavis and Butthead; the package includes cnversations with several of the filmmakers about their shorts, as well as text interviews with all 11 filmmakers, which can be viewed in PDF format through the viewer's DVD-ROM. Trailers and previews for other MTV programs and previous volumes of The Animation Show round out the extras. -- Paul Gaita

Customer Reviews

The mix of work here, both in terms of animation style and tone of the content is extraordinary.
Nathaniel Wayne
The first one kept me entertained from start to finish with maybe some exceptions but this one doesn't even come close to the experience I had with the first volume.
Rigoberto Vega
I enjoy the previous volumes better, but this one has the great amount of variety of the art of animation.
Heather A. Soodak

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

7 of 7 people found the following review helpful By Scott J. Smith on January 5, 2009
Format: DVD
I had the pleasure of seeing the third Animation Show in a theater last year and loved it. If you're a mature person who enjoys animation at all I highly recommend this DVD and the previous boxed set release of Vol 1 & 2. This is a chance to see a wide variety of animated shorts with different, styles, stories, & moods.
When most people think of animation they think of Looney Tunes type comedies and kids entertainment. The cartoons that are featured on these DVDs will give those people an idea of how varied animated storytelling can get.

Now the "BUT" ...
This DVD, like Vol 1 & 2, removes a few shorts that were shown in the theatrical presentation and adds ones that weren't.

This DVD release does not include
"9" by Shane Acker
"Overtime" by Oury Atlan, Thibaut Berland and Damien Ferrie
"Eaux Forte (Tidal Wave)" by Remi Chaye
"Davey and Son of Goliath" by Corky Quackenbush

Shorts added to the DVD are:
"Astronauts" by Matthew Walker
"Carlitopolis" by Nieto
"One D" by Mike Grimshaw
"Tyger" by Guilherme Marcondes
"Learn Self Defense" by Chris Harding
"Abigail" by Tony Comely
"Shuteye Hotel" by Bill Plympton

While it's great that they added some new material to the package, it's frustrating that anything was cut out. This is especially frustrating because they cut one of my favorite films in the program, Shane Acker's "9". The good news is "9" is being developed as a feature length film being released in September of this year, so I'm sure the short will be found on the DVD?/Blu-Ray release next year.

Even without the 4 missing films this is a tremendous value for any animation fan. I'm looking forward to the release of vol 4 (which I missed seeing in a theater, and I hope that they're planning a vol 5 for this fall.
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7 of 8 people found the following review helpful By AMP on October 5, 2008
Format: DVD
The Good Things
*Good video/sound quality.
*A very good collection of animated shorts from all over the world in different styles, moods, genres, and mediums. Each one is distinctive, artistic, and invoking in their own ways. They're all worthwhile watching.

The Bad Things
*Most shorts are not for kids due to language and violence (and some sexuality in "Dreams and Desires").
*The cover is a little misleading. There are no mutant lobsters or dive-bombing airplanes in any of the shorts (but it is an imaginative cover).

The Other Things
*Presented in fullscreen. Any widescreen shorts are letterboxed.
*Any shorts in a foreign language have English subtitles.

And here is the list of the short films themselves:
*Beavis and Butthead Introduction; it's short, dumb, and funny.
*"Rabbit," which appears to be a computer-animated film with no spoken words, but has words everywhere surrounding stuff. It's a funky style that's visually interesting. The story itself (about two kids who discover an idol that spawns jewels and stuff) is morbid and weird, but has a fairy-tale charm to it.
*"City Paradise," which appears to have real actors animated in weird ways. It's a funky artsy film that makes little sense, but is kind of slick. I couldn't even say what it's about; some Japanese lady moves to a big city and apparently swims to the core of the Earth.
*"Everything Will Be Okay," a bleak drama with stick figures, about a man who appears to have a neurological disorder and is about to die. Its long, but at times funny and emotional. Very strong themes about death.
*"Collision," which is just a very short burst of cool computer-generated stars and stuff.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By Spookoftheatre on September 1, 2010
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As a stand alone release I would say its a great addition to any animation lovers collection. But it really doesn't compare to the first two volumes IMO. I felt some of the selections here were rather gimmicky. Kinda neat to look at but little substance. Also I would add theres alot of experimental and CGI animation going on here so people who love old school animation and stop motion will likely be a bit disappointed.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Heather A. Soodak on May 19, 2013
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I enjoy the previous volumes better, but this one has the great amount of variety of the art of animation.
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I wanted to watch this for quite some time so I decided to finally order it only to be extremely disappointed by the quality and animation choices on this volume. The first one kept me entertained from start to finish with maybe some exceptions but this one doesn't even come close to the experience I had with the first volume. In fact, I have only watched a couple of these shorts because the content is not as fascinating as I would expect it to be.
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