2D Animated Short

Shehr e Tabassum is a hand painted animated short film about Pakistan, made by a team of 20 passionate and talented Pakistani animators, storytellers, musicians and actors over 1.5 years. Written, drawn, animated, composed and acted, all under one roof, Puffball Studios, Shehr e Tabassum is our attempt at telling an important and truthful story rooted in the Pakistani landscape which, most importantly, is non-exclusive.

Director Arafat Mazhar
Creative Director Isma Gul Hasan
Lead Animator Haseeb Rehman
It is the year 2071. There have been no reported instances of terrorism or violent crime in over 3 decades in Pakistan. The cost - the systematic subjugation of human emotion. Welcome to Shehr e Tabassum.

Produced by Rasti Farooq and Arafat Mazhar at Puffball Studios