Catalogue

Academy Award Winners and Nominees

The Big Snit

The Big Snit

This poignant and hilarious animated film perfectly captures the intersection of a domestic quarrel and a global nuclear war. An Oscar® nominee enjoyed by millions of fans, this film is ...

Blackfly

Blackfly

This animated film about the pesky blackfly is based on the song of the same title, written and sung by Canadian folk singer Wade Hemsworth, with back-up vocals by the ...

Bob's Birthday

Bob's Birthday

This film took home an Oscar® for Best Animated Short Film. When Margaret plans a celebration for her husband Bob, she underestimates the sudden impact of middle age on his ...

The Cat Came Back

The Cat Came Back

This hilarious Oscar®-nominated animation is based on the century-old folk song of the same name. Old Mr. Johnson makes increasingly manic attempts to rid himself of a little yellow ...

Christmas Cracker

Christmas Cracker

This short animation consists of three segments that take a playful look at Christmas: a rendition of "Jingle Bells" in which paper cut-out figures dance, a dime-store rodeo of tin ...

The Danish Poet

The Danish Poet

This Oscar®-winning short animation follows Kasper, a poet whose creative well has run dry, on a holiday to Norway to meet the famous writer Sigrid Undset. Kasper attempts to ...

The Drag

The Drag

A colour cartoon about tobacco addiction and the difficulty of breaking the habit. This case history of a chain smoker--told on a psychiatrist's couch, with the patient's recollections ...

Every Child

Every Child

This animated short follows an unwanted baby who is passed from house to house until he is taken in and cared for by two homeless men. The film is the ...

The Family That Dwelt Apart

The Family That Dwelt Apart

In a witty adaptation of E.B. White's tall tale, director Yvon Mallette animates the story of a family of seven who live happily in isolation on a small ...

George and Rosemary

George and Rosemary

This animated romantic comedy about two golden agers proves that passion is not exclusively for the young. With humour and empathy, it tells of George's affection for his female ...

The House that Jack Built

The House that Jack Built

A humorous animation film about a fellow who builds his house in the best suburb he can afford. He has a picture bride, a picture window and a garden as ...

Hunger

Hunger

In this animated short, director Peter Foldès depicts one man’s descent into greed and gluttony. Rapidly dissolving and ever-evolving images create a contrast between abundance and want. One of ...

La Salla

La Salla

In this animated short, the classic tale of temptation is revealed in the form of a comic opera. In a room full of wind-up toys, our hero sets a chain ...

Madame Tutli-Putli

Madame Tutli-Putli

This stop-motion animated film takes viewers on an exhilarating existential journey into the fully imagined, tactile world of Madame Tutli-Putli. As she travels alone on the night train, weighed down ...

Monsieur Pointu

Monsieur Pointu

This animated short about virtuoso stage entertainer Monsieur Pointu (Paul Cormier) is screen magic at its best. Here, the man and his violin are literally taken apart - head, feet, limbs ...

My Grandmother Ironed the King's Shirts

My Grandmother Ironed the King's Shirts

This animated film comes from Oscar®-winning filmmaker Torill Kove (The Danish Poet). It's a tall tale about her grandmother's life in Oslo, Norway, during World War II ...

Ryan

Ryan

This Oscar®-winning animated short from Chris Landreth is based on the life of Ryan Larkin, a Canadian animator who produced some of the most influential animated films of his ...

Special Delivery

Special Delivery

In this Oscar®-winning animated short, Ralph's day gets off to a bad start when he dismisses his wife's orders to clear the snow from the front walk ...

Strange Invaders

Strange Invaders

Cordell Barker strikes again with this hilarious Oscar®-nominated animated short about a new addition to the family. This film is a must-see film for parents of young children and ...

Strings

Strings

This animated film paints a vivid portrait of two strangers intimately linked by the shared ceilings, floors and plumbing of their apartments. When an unexpected problem arises, these comfortable connections ...

Sunday

Sunday

This Oscar®-nominated animated short is a magical tale about life as seen through the eyes of a child. In keeping with their Sunday tradition, after mass a family flocks ...

The Tender Tale of Cinderella Penguin

The Tender Tale of Cinderella Penguin

This short animation is a zany version of the classic fairy tale, with the leading role played by a mistreated, romantic penguin, with hilarious results. Cinderella Penguin loses her magic ...

Wild Life

Wild Life

This animated short tells the story of a dapper young remittance man who is sent from England to Alberta to attempt ranching in 1909. However, his affection for badminton, bird ...