2015 OSCAR NOMINATED SHORTS- ANIMATED

Feb 6, 2015 — Feb 19, 2015

ANIMATED: two or three additional shorts to be added; estimated running time to be around 80 – 85 minutes

The Bigger Picture (Daisy Jacobs and Christopher Hees) – 7 minutes/UK/English
You want to put her in a home; you tell her; tell her now!’ hisses one brother to the other. But Mother won’t go, and their
own lives unravel as she clings on. Innovative life-size animated characters tell the stark and darkly humorous tale of caring for an
elderly parent.

The Dam Keeper (Robert Kondo and Dice Tsutsumi) – 18 minutes/USA/Non-dialogue
The Dam Keeper, an original animated short film by feature animation artists Robert Kondo and Dice Tsutsumi, tells the tale of a young
pig encumbered with an important job, and the meeting of a new classmate who changes everything. A first-time collaboration between some of
the most talented artists in animation, The Dam Keeper made its world premiere as an official selection at the 2014 Berlin International Film Festival and is slated to make its uS premiere at The New York International Children’s Film Festival this spring.

Feast (Patrick Osborne and Kristina Reed) – 6 minutes/USA/Non-dialogue
“FEAST”, a new short from first-time director Patrick Osborne (Head of Animation, “PAPERMAN”) and Walt Disney
Animation Studios, is the story of one man’s love life as seen through the eyes of his best friend and dog, Winston, and revealed bite
by bite through the meals they share.

Me and My Moulton (Torill Kove) – 14 minutes/Canada/English
One summer in mid-’60s Norway, a seven-year-old girl asks her parents if she and her sisters can have a bicycle. Me and My
Moulton provides a glimpse of its young protagonist’s thoughts as she struggles with her sense that her family is a little out of sync
with what she perceives as “normal”.

A Single Life (Marieke Blaauw, Joris Oprins, Job Roggeveen) – 2 minutes/The Netherlands/Non-dialogue When playing a mysterious vinyl single, Pia is suddenly able to travel through her life.