Since 1998, The Animation Show of Shows has selected the best in animated short films from the world's most renowned animation festivals and presented them at the major animation studios to inspire their animators and directors. Now for the first time ever, the films featured in The Animation Show of Shows are available in this special DVD collection along with some of the most memorable animated short films of all time.
This Box Set contains the complete set, all 18 great films from Volumes 43-48.
The Lost Thing
by Shaun Tan and Andrew Ruhemann
* Best Animated Short Film Winner: 83rd Academy AwardsÂ®
* The Annecy Crystal - Grand Prix: Annecy International Animation Film Festival
by Konstantin Bronzit
* Best Animated Short Film Nominee: 81st Academy Awards®
* The Prize for the Funniest Film: Goldfish International Film Festival
by Geza M. Toth
* Best Animated Short Film Nominee: 79th Academy Awards®
* Audience Award: Cinanima International Film Festival
The Cow Who Wanted to Be a Hamburger
by Bill Plympton
* Annie Award Nominee: Best Animated Short
* Best Comedy Animated Short: LA Comedy Shorts Film Festival
Guard Dog Global Jam
by Bill Plympton
* Best Experimental Film: ASIFA-EAST Animation Festival
* Best Short Film Nominee: Chicago International Film Festival
by George Schwizgebel
* Best Animated Short: Genie Awards
* Best Short Film: ANIMAGE International Animation Festival
Paths of Hate
by Damian Nenow
* Best Animated Film & Judges' Choice Award: Comic-Con International Independent Film Festival
* Grand Jury Prize for Best Animated Film: 5th Dallas International Film Festival
Divers in the Rain
by Olga Pärn and Pritt Pärn
* Grand Prix: Anifest Zagreb International Animation Film Festival
* Best Short Film: Monstra Festival
by Jason Carpenter
* Grand Prix: Cinanima International Animation Festival
* Grand Prize Best Student Animation: Ottawa International Animation Festival
by Juan Pablo Zaramella
* Special Jury Prize for "Excellent Humour": Animafest, Zagreb
* SACEM Award: Annecy International Animation Film Festival
by Gil Alkabetz
* Best of Banff: Flicks International Children's Film Festival
* Bronze Plaque Award: Columbus International Film Festival
by Tomer Eshed
* Best Student Project Prize: Siggraph 2011
* Best Film Award: Animago Film Festival
Here and the Great Elsewhere
by Michèle Lemieux
* Best Short Film: ANIMAGE Festival, Brazil
* Bronze Pegasus: Festival ANIMATOR, Poland
by Caroline Leaf
* Best Animated Short Film Nominee: 49th Academy Awards®
* Grand Prix: Ottawa International Animation Festival
The Mysterious Geographic Explorations of Jasper Morello
by Anthony Lucas
* Best Animated Short Film Nominee: 78th Academy Awards®
* The Annecy Crystal - Grand Prix: Annecy International Animation Festival
by The French collective H5 (François Alaux, Hervé de Crécy, Ludovic Houplain)
* Best Animated Short Film Winner: 82nd Academy Awards®
* Best Short Film: César Awards 2011
Ring of Fire
by Andreas Hykade
* Grand Prix: Ottawa International Animation Film Festival
* Best Animated Film: Black Nights Festival, Talinn
by Loris Accaries, Marie Ayme, Claire Baudean and Audrey Janvier
* Official Selection - Graduation Films: Annecy International Animation Festival
* Stars of Student Animation Programm: Hiroshima International Animation Festival
"Animated shorts are the amuse bouche of entertainment but gathered here as a sumptuous feast unto themselves. Enjoy a magical journey into the imaginations of today's pioneering filmmakers."
- Rob Minkoff, Director of The Lion King
"It's inspiring to see the very personal imagination on display in this collection of animated shorts. Many of these films have more heart, humor and innovation than some big Hollywood extravaganzas."
- Lee Unkrich, Director of Toy Story 3
"The animated short is the one time an artist can truly explore their imagination and express it in their own voice. This collection represents that kind of boldness and a chance to see the creative forces of tomorrow."
- Vicky Jenson, Director of Shrek
"The sheer concentration of gifted individuals and passion in craftsmanship, piled onto a series of silver discs, is just uncanny."
- Pierre Coffin, Director of Despicable Me
"Shorts are the reason I love animation. The collection reaffirms why the animated short can be one of the most fulfilling, and fun, artistic expressions in film."
- Chris Renard, Director of The Lorax and Despicable Me
"Seeing the diversity, imaginative spirit and unique visions of each filmmaker is what so greatly appeals to me in these short films. So inspiring- I want to pick up my pencil, again, and start fresh!"
- Brenda Chapman, Director of Brave
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