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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 ...

Richard Condie
1985 | 9 min
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 ...

Christopher Hinton
1991 | 5 min
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 ...

Alison Snowden & David Fine
1993 | 12 min
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 ...

Cordell Barker
1988 | 7 min
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 ...

Norman McLarenJeff HaleGerald Potterton & Grant Munro
1963 | 9 min
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 ...

Torill Kove
2006 | 15 min
The Drag

The Drag

This colourful short animation traces the insecure protagonist's path to tobacco addiction after he discovers, as a teengaer, that smoking can make him "cool". His addiction follows him well ...

Carlos Marchiori
1966 | 8 min
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 ...

Eugene Fedorenko
1979 | 6 min
The Family That Dwelt Apart

The Family That Dwelt Apart

In this Oscar®-nominated short animation, adapted from E.B. White's tall tale, we meet a family of seven who live happily in isolation on a small island in ...

Yvon Mallette
1973 | 7 min
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 ...

Alison Snowden & David Fine
1987 | 8 min
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 ...

Ron Tunis
1967 | 8 min
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 ...

Peter Foldès
1973 | 11 min
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 ...

Richard Condie
1996 | 8 min
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 ...

Chris Lavis & Maciek Szczerbowski
2007 | 17 min
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 ...

Bernard Longpré & André Leduc
1975 | 12 min
My Grandmother Ironed the King's Shirts

My Grandmother Ironed the King's Shirts

This Oscar®-nominated 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 ...

Torill Kove
1999 | 10 min
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 ...

Chris Landreth
2004 | 13 min
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 ...

John Weldon & Eunice Macaulay
1978 | 7 min
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 ...

Cordell Barker
2001 | 8 min
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 ...

Wendy Tilby
1991 | 10 min
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 ...

Patrick Doyon
2011 | 9 min
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 ...

Janet Perlman
1981 | 10 min
Wild Life

Wild Life

This Oscar®-nominated 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 ...

Amanda Forbis & Wendy Tilby
2011 | 13 min