8. Geri’s Game (1997)
Directed by Jan Pinkava and produced by Pixar, “Geri’s Game” is a charming film about an old man playing a game of chess against himself in a park. The film features groundbreaking animation techniques that create realistic movements and facial expressions. The film won the Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film in 1997 and was Pixar’s first film to win the award after “Tin Toy.” The film is known for its impressive character animation and its ability to tell a complete story in just a few minutes.