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Animation Studio

Animation Studio

We love to make animated films.

At Cardboard Reality every day is a new excuse to build something magical.  We are a full service animation studio, providing our clients with original content made frame by frame to suit their projects needs.  From animated shorts to one of a kind music videos we strive to create evocative digital content that tells stories in new and beautiful ways.


Animated Music Video for White Christmas by Karl Loxley, Directed by bekky O’Neil & Keith Del Principe, Cardboard Reality Studio, 2021


Trailer for Animated Short, How to Lose Everything: A Field Guide, Directed by Christa Couture & bekky O’Neil, CBC Arts, 2021

Official Selection: London International Animation Festival, St. John's International Women's Film Festival, Imagine This Women's Film Festival, American Indian Film Festival

Winner, Best Animated Short: Imagine This Women's Film Festival
Winner, Best Animated Short: American Indian Film Festival


Animated Short, Wine Story, Directed by Keith Del Principe, Cardboard Reality Studio, 2021

Official Selection of the Ottawa International Animation Festival, Canadian Panorama 2021 [Ottawa, Canada], Official Selection of the Venice Architecture Film Festival 2021 [Venice, Italy], Official Selection of the 7th Siding Film Festival 2022 [B.C. Canada], Official Selection of the Dawson City International Short Film Festival 2022 [Yukon Territory, Canada], Official Selection of Festival RENUAC 2022 [Santiago, Chile].


Animated Hero Video for Non-Profit LibraryLab, Directed by bekky O’Neil, Cardboard Reality Studio, 2021


Animated Trailer for The Midnight Bargain by C.L. Polk, Directed by bekky O’Neil, Cardboard Reality Studio, 2021


Animated Music Video for Stuff by Ronley Teper, Directed by bekky O’Neil & Keith Del Principe, Cardboard Reality Studio, 2021


Animated Credit Sequence for Award Winning Web Series GhostBFF, Directed by bekky O’Neil, Cardboard Reality Studio, 2020


Animated Music Video for Drummer Boy by The Tenors, Directed by bekky O’Neil & Keith Del Principe, Cardboard Reality Studio, 2017


Animated Music Video for Sting of the Cactus by Ori Dagan, Directed by bekky O’Neil, Cardboard Reality Studio, 2017

Official Selection: Portland Music Video Festival, WideScreen Film & Music Video Festival, Best Independents International Film Festival, Mumbai Shorts International Film Festival, Athens International Film + Video Festival, Milledgeville-Eatonton Film Festival, Apex Short Film & Music Video, Bellingham Music Film Festival, Nassau Film Festival, 18th Nickel Independent Film Festival , New York Jazz Film Festival, Beijing Indie Short Film Festival, Music in Cinema (MIC) Film Festival, Summerfolk Short Film Showcase, Long Beach Indie International Film Festival , Palena Film Festival, CineMuskoka Film Festival, Salento International Film Festival, Williamsburg International Film Festival, Buffalo Niagara International Film Festival, Tucson Film & Music Festival, Austin Under the Stars Film Festival, Birmingham Film Festival

Winner, Best Music Video: Open World Toronto Film Festival
Winner, Best Animation Music Video at LA Music Video Awards
Winner, Best Music Video at Rincón International Film Festival
Winner, Platinum Reel Award at the Nevada International Film Festival
Winner, 2018 Silver Lei for Music Video at the Honolulu Film Awards
Winner, Silver Award Best Music Video South Georgian Bay Film Festival
Winner, Silver Remi Award WorldFest-Houston International Film & Video Festival
2nd Runner Up, Best Music Video at Albuquerque Film & Music Experience
Nominated, Best Music Video & Best Animated Short at Nova Film Festival (The Northern Virginia International Film & Music Festival)


Trailer for Animated Short, Last summer, in the garden, Directed by bekky O’Neil, Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema, Concordia University, 2016

Official Selection: Ottawa International Animation Festival, Les Sommets du Cinema d'Animation, London International Animation Festival, Golden Kuker-Sofia International Animation Festival, Anibar International Animation Festival, Animation Block Party, 18th Animation Show of Shows, LunaFest