Toniko Pantoja is a film student studying animation, and on her blog, she recently posted her second-year film, which is entitled "Crayon Dragon." It's whimsical and heartwarming, and the animation, while simple, draws you into the film almost immediately.
Take a look:
What I think I enjoy most about the film is how it functions as metafiction--by telling a story about the power of art, it draws attention to the power that it has, too. And that is something powerful indeed.