Runaway

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9 min 10 s
Cordell Barker

Cordell Barker, director of the Oscar®-nominated films The Cat Came Back and Strange Invaders, is back with Runaway. Set to the rousing music of Ben Charest (Triplets of Belleville), this animated short takes you on a journey that is both funny and disastrous.

Awards and distinctions

  • Golden Cartoon Award for Best Short Film- with a cash prize of $2000 USD China International Animation and Digital Arts Festival (CICDAF) - Changzhou, 2010
  • Mention for the Professional Jury Award Plein la bobine - Festival de Cinéma Jeunes Publics - Paris, 2010
  • Mention for the Young Jury Award Plein la bobine - Festival de Cinéma Jeunes Publics - Paris, 2010
  • People's Choice Award Plein la bobine - Festival de Cinéma Jeunes Publics - Paris, 2010
  • Special Award- with a cash prize of € 3000 International Film Festival - Huesca, 2010
  • Golden Sheaf Award: Animation Golden Sheaf Awards /Short Film and Video Festival - Yorkton, 2010
  • Best Short Animated Film Newport Beach Film Festival - Newport Beach, 2010
  • Grand Jury Prize AFI Dallas International Film Festival - Dallas, 2010
  • Audience Award for Best International Short Florida Film Festival - Maitland, 2010
  • Audience Award (ages 5 to 10) International Children's Film Festival - New York, 2010
  • Camério L'Avantage Award for Best Animation: Category 12 and under Carrousel international du film - Rimouski, 2009
  • Best Animation New York City Short Film Festival - New York, 2009
  • Special Jury Award International Animated Film Festival - Annecy, 2009
  • Petit Rail d’Or for Best Short Film- with a 1 000 € cash prize to edit a new print International Film Festival - Cannes, 2009