OSCAR 2011 – Nominations for Best Animated Short Film
February 26, 2011 Leave a comment
While waiting for the 2011 Oscars (tomorrow night, Sunday, February 27th) these are the five 2011 Oscar animated short nominees.
DAY AND NIGHT
The personifications of daytime and nighttime learn to get along.
Directors: Max Lang, Jakob Schuh. Helena Bonham Carter, James Corden, Tom Wilkinson, John Hurt. BBC. UK
A cunning mouse goes for a walk in the forest and outwits a succession of predators
In the spirit of 50’s & 60’s educational films, ‘Let’s Pollute’ is a modern satire on how pollution is our heritage and keeps our economy growing strong, while instructing us how to be better polluters for a better blighted tomorrow.
THE LOST THING
A 15 minute animated short film based on the highly acclaimed picture book by multi award winning author and illustrator, Shaun Tan. A boy finds a strange creature on a beach, and decides to find a home for it in a world where everyone believes there are far more important things to pay attention to
MADAGASCAR, CARNET DE VOYAGE
Director: Bastien Dubois. France.
“Told in the form of a travel notebook, the story follows the steps of a Western traveler who is brought face to face with the Malagasy customs and rituals, especially the Famadihana, the ritual of the turning of the bones.”