Our favorite Christmas animation movies

To all the people who are staying at home this Christmas: thumbs up for you! We all need to fight this virus together so stay in, stay strong and stay healthy!

Especially for you, we’ve made a TOP 5 of our favorite animated Christmas movies. To make this Christmas a little extra merry… Have fun!

Christmas (dir. Mikhail Aldashin, RU, 1996)

A visually stunning Russian rendition of the Nativity tale that won many international awards.

An Old Box (dir. Paul driessen, CA, 1975)

A homeless man finds an old box which turns out to be magical and takes him on a psychedelic trip. Christmas animation by the Dutch master Paul Driessen.

The Christmas Rabbit (dir. Christophe Lopez-Huici, UK, 2018)

On Christmas eve, an old lady finds her beloved cat dead. All day long, she’ll try to find him a fitting final resting place, but will remain unsuccessful until an option she hadn’t considered comes her way.

White Out (Dir. Jeff Scher, US, 2007)

The absolute best depiction of the sheer joy of winter ever. By the wonderful Jeff Scher who is a virtuoso at combing traditional animation with found objects.

The Lost Letter (Dir. Kealan O’Rourke, IE, 2016)

The Lost Letter tells the tale of a young boy as he prepares his neighbourhood for Christmas. That is until he confronts the one lady who doesn’t want the holiday to come at all. The determined boy does all he can to bring colour to her dreary world, only to discover the truth behind her lack of Christmas spirit. Narrated by Kate Winslet.