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Silent Night

An eerie and dark Christmas tale not for the faint of heart.


Mikael Trench’s short stop-motion animation unveils a chilling and eerie narrative under the moonlit sky, where an intense conflict unfolds between a determined snowman and an antagonistic animal. The meticulous craftsmanship of stop-motion animation is masterfully displayed, contributing to the atmospheric design that sets the stage for a climactic showdown.

The film captivates with its chilling narrative, complemented by perfect sound design that heightens the suspense. Trench exhibits a unique character design, breathing life into the snowman and its ominous foe, adding a distinctive touch to the dark Christmas theme. This is not your typical festive fare; it’s a dark, well-crafted story that veers away from the conventional holiday cheer.

While not intended for children due to its darker undertones, Trench’s creation stands out as a testament to the artistry and versatility of stop-motion animation. The film successfully creates an immersive and chilling experience, making it a noteworthy addition to the genre of dark Christmas movies, demonstrating that holiday tales can be both unconventional and well-executed.

Silent Night Short Animation Film


Runtime: 10 min
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