Rustboy is a short film being created by Brian Taylor singlehandedly bar a musician. He has also built this very professional Flash web site that chronicles the creation of the film. A very talented, and no doubt, busy man.
The Animwatch web site specifically features many talented individuals that are creating their own animated films. Where do these people find the time? The site also features a good selection or resources for people either making their own animated films or just interested in animated films.
StudioAKA are a studio in London that I greatly admire. Although, mostly working in the world of television commercials they have managed to produce some of the most visually interesting animated ads in recent years.