Oscar Nominated Animation Shorts - Screening in Toronto at the TIFF Bell Lightbox Theatre

The 2015 Academy Award nominees for Best Animated Short Film are being screen at the TIFF Bell Lightbox theatre in Toronto from Jan 30-Feb 5.

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The Bigger Picture (dirs. Daisy Jacobs & Christopher Hees \ UK 2014 \ English \ 7 min.)
Innovative life-size animated characters illustrate this stark and darkly humorous tale of caring for an elderly parent.

The Dam Keeper (dirs. Robert Kondo & Dice Tsutsumi \ USA 2014 \ No dialogue \ 18 min.)
Official Selection, TIFF Kids International Film Festival 2014
Pig works tirelessly to keep the windmill dam spinning in order to protect his town from pollution — but when a new student joins his class, he is faced with a decision that could change the town forever.

Feast (dirs. Patrick Osborne & Kristina Reed / USA 2014 / No dialogue / 6 min.)
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 (dir. Torill Kove \ Canada 2014 \ English \ 14 min.)
Official Selection, Toronto International Film Festival 2014
A seven-year-old girl longs for a bicycle so that she can be more like the other kids in her Norwegian town, but her embarrassingly unconventional, modernist architect parents see things differently. Academy Award-winning animator Torill Kove weaves memory and fantasy together in this droll and charming look at the pain of childhood alienation.

A Single Life (dirs. Marieke Blaauw, Joris Oprins & Job Roggeveen \ The Netherlands 2014 \ No dialogue \ 2 min.)
Official Selection, Toronto International Film Festival 2014
Upon playing a mysterious vinyl record, Pia begins to travel through space and time, experiencing her own reality at different ages and stages in this vibrantly animated witty ditty showcasing a life in (one) song.