REQUIEM FOR ROMANCE: An Artist's Take on Heartbreak by Canadian animator Jonathan Ng
Jonathan Ng's "Requiem for Romance" takes one ill-fated couple's break-up phone call and plays it out in a very unconventional albeit visually stunning way. This short was animated in Chinese traditional water ink technique, depicting the characters' fluid martial arts moves in a way where the artist has even jokingly referred to the short as "Crouching Breakup Hidden Romance".
Winner of both 'Best Animation' at the 2013 San Jose Short Film Festival and the 'Canadian Shortwork Award' at the Whistler Film Festival (among many others). In fact, the film has seen so much recognition, it even currently plays onboard during flights for Qatar Airlines! Pretty impressive!