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Subconscious Password

Chris Landreth
2013 | 10 min
In the middle of a crowded bar, Charles is feeling increasingly desperate. The cause of his misery is his old friend... you know... what’s-his-name... Directed by Chris Landreth, the filmmaker behind the Oscar®-winning short Ryan, Subconscious Password uses a common social gaffe—forgetting somebody’s name—as the starting point for a mind-bending romp through the unconscious. Inspired by the classic American TV game show Password, the film features a wealth of animated celebrity guests who try (and try, and try) to prompt Charles to remember the name. Finally, he realizes he will simply have to surrender himself to his predicament.

Awards and distinctions

  • Best Animation
    NY Shorts Fest, New York
    2014
  • Grand Prize
    NY Shorts Fest, New York
    2014
  • Public Prize
    Festival international du cinéma d'animation, Meknès
    2014
  • Best Animated Short Film
    Cinequest, San Jose
    2014
  • Best Animated Short
    Canadian Screen Awards, Toronto
    2014
  • Best Short Animation
    Film Festival, Victoria
    2014
  • Silver Dove
    International Festival for Documentary and Animated Film, Leipzig
    2013
  • Silver Spike Short Award
    International Film Festival, Valladolid
    2013
  • Audience Choice Award for Best Animated Short
    Calgary International Film Festival, Calgary
    2013
  • Honorary Mention
    Prix ARS Electronica, Linz
    2013
  • Best 3D Stereoscopic Film Award
    International Animation Festival, Melbourne
    2013
  • The Cristal for Best Short
    International Animated Film Festival, Annecy
    2013