Editor’s update: Click here to see the 84th Academy Awards (Short Film Animated) shortlist. The awards will be be presented in February 2012. The 83rd Annual Academy Awards for outstanding film achievements of 2010 took place on February 27th, 2011. There were the five films nominated for the Short Film (Animated) category : Day &… Read More »
The 83rd Annual Academy Awards take place on February 27th, 2011. There are the three films nominated for the Animated Feature Film category: How to Train Your Dragon Trailer (2010) A hapless young Viking who aspires to hunt dragons becomes the unlikely friend of a young dragon himself, and learns there may be more to… Read More »
A muscular figure struggles to push a huge rock up a slope. The film received an Oscar nomination. This story is told without words. Marcell Jankovics is a Hungarian graphic artist, cartoon director, animator and author.
The story takes place over three days and focuses on how three groups of people (farmers, campers and hunters) use the same countryside in different ways. It was nominated for an Oscar and gained a Grand Prix at Annecy ’89 Animation Festival.
Two octopuses fight for their lives with a stubborn restaurant cook in a comical escape through the streets of a small Greek village. The French computer-animated film originated as a Graduate Student Project. It was directed by Julien Bocabeille and was an Oscar nomination for Best Short Film.