Short of the Week: It's a Date

By Zain Hashmat

A first date is often the weirdest and most uncomfortable aspect of a new relationship. People rarely show their true selves on first dates, but It’s A Date shows that if we're honest, they can be something beautiful. Check out this short treasure by Zachary Zezima, who utilizes intricate, colorful 2D animation with a wondrous score to tell a story that’s unpredictable and unique.

The feelings of fear and beauty that come from experiencing a first date are universal, and Zezima takes that idea and transforms it into art that can inspire and move us in totally unexpected ways.