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La Salla – Richard Condie (1996)

A classic tale of temptation is revealed in the form of a comic opera. In a room full of wind-up toys, our hero sets a chain of events into motion that ends up disturbing both his own, and the viewer’s, sense of reality. La Salla has won many awards and earned an Oscar-nomination.

The Sandman by Paul Berry (1992)

Director Paul Berry went on to work on Tim Burton’s Nightmare Before Christmas. His influence on Nightmare is clear from this short. It is a bedtime story for adults that was based on a Hoffman story. It was nominated for an “Oscar” for Best Animated Short Film in 1992.

Paradise by Ishu Patel (1984)

It was nominated for an Oscar. In Paradise the landscape is a lush tropical garden surrounding a dazzling castle in which an emperor is entertained by a bird whose plumage is a riot of colours. Outside, in the garden, an envious black bird dreams of becoming as desirable as the bird in the cage.

Winner and Nominees for the 2010 Academy Awards Best Animated Feature Film

Winner and Nominees for the 2010 Academy Awards Best Animated Feature Film. Winner – UP – Pete Docter – Official Trailer. In his acceptance speech for the Animated Feature Film Award, Up director Pete Docter said, “Boy, never did I dream that making a flip book out of my third grade math book would lead… Read More »