While following up on Kastamandou's post on World music by viewing Hozan Besir videos, I discovered a form of animation I am so surprised I have not been aware of. It is called 'sand animation', or 'sand art' and is a form of sand painting'.
Sand animation can be seen on the following Hozan Besir video. The artist is Ilana Yahov.
Caroline Leaf made this animated film using sand in 1976:
Another well known sand artist is Ferenc Cako.
One of his films:
I have watched Native Americans (Dine) and also Tibetan monks do sand paintings. It's wonderful to behold. The impermanence...
Buddhist monks, sandpainting:
There are tons of samples on YouTube - from the hoaky to the sublime. Like I said, I was surprised I have not seen it before.