Here's Your First Look at 'Short Circuit' Season 2, Streaming on Disney Plus (Exclusive)
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Feeling experimental? Disney+'s Short Circuit program -- which provides an opportunity for anyone at Walt Disney Animation Studios to pitch their own short film -- is back for season 2 with an all-new collection of shorts that "take the idea of experimentation to the next level."

"Each of the short films has its own unique style -- from the hand-drawn charm of Dinosaur Barbarian to the auditory experience of Songs to Sing in the Dark -- our five directors all have something special to say through their stories," production manager Jennifer Newfield tells ET. "We're excited to have five completely unique films this season -- and by the way, there are even more to come in future seasons of Short Circuit!"

Below, ET has your exclusive first look at the short films coming to Disney+:

Dinosaur Barbarian

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Directed by Kim Hazel (animator, Big Hero 6, Zootopia, Ralph Breaks the Internet, Frozen II, Raya and the Last Dragon, Encanto and Baymax!)

Battling evil is all in a day's work for Dinosaur Barbarian, but what about taking out the trash? Sometimes even a superhero needs to clean up his act.


Going Home

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Directed by Jacob Frey (animator, Zootopia, Moana, Ralph Breaks the Internet, Frozen II and Raya and the Last Dragon)

A story about growing up and the meaning of home in which a young adult repeatedly visits his hometown, but with every new arrival he starts to face the inevitable: change.


Crosswalk

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Directed by Ryan Green (story artist on Ralph Breaks the Internet, Frozen II, Raya and the Last Dragon and Encanto and story lead on Us Again)

A law-abiding citizen must find his inner strength to cross the street at a light that won't change.


Songs to Sing in the Dark

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Directed by Riannon Delanoy (animator, Big Hero 6, Zootopia, Moana, Ralph Breaks the Internet, Frozen II and Raya and the Last Dragon)

Two creatures living in the depths of a dark cave engage in a battle of acoustic one-upmanship. As things escalate, they come to realize that they are stronger together.


No. 2 to Kettering

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Directed by Liza Rhea (environment modeller, Ralph Breaks The Internet, Frozen IIRaya and the Last Dragon and Encanto)

On a dreary, ordinary morning, a girl learns how the power of laughter can lift even the most sullen among her fellow bus riders along their journey to Kettering.


Season 2 of Short Circuit is streaming on Aug. 4 on Disney+.

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