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20141227

ANIM'EST AWARD

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My award for Best Short Film arrived from the Anim'est Festival this week.

The jury (Amid Amidi, Christian Pfohl and Robert Morgan) said:
"A film that imaginatively re-interprets old cartoon iconography into a nightmarish and comical depiction of childhood angst."

And here's how the jury came to their decision. Amid included these notes in this Cartoon Brew article (the filmmakers don't normally get to see this stuff!):

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20141220

TOP ANIMATED SHORTS OF 2014

The Obvious Child has popped up on a Best of 2014 list voted by 17 international festival programmers and critics.

See all the top 10 lists here 

Full Cartoon Brew article here 

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20141111

sundance tour poster

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the sundance short film tour continues for the next few months...

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up-to-date information here: sundance.org/programs/short-film-tour/

20141004

NEW SHOP!

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open now!
click the pic above or HERE to start shopping!
art prints! framed prints! ipad cases! iphone skins! cards! and more!

20140925

OIAF & KRAKOW REVIEWS

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nice review of The Obvious Child at the Ottawa International Animation Festival.
full piece HERE
also best of the fest round-up
thanks Pat!

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and here's one on the Frieze blog about the Krakow Film Festival screening.
thanks Ela!

20140905

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The Obvious Child is going on tour with a bunch of other fantastic Sundance shorts.

Hollywood Reporter article:
hollywoodreporter.com/news/sundance-animated-shorts-program-coming-727537

It premieres at the Sundance Sunset Cinemas in L.A, 26th September, and then tours 2014/2015. Dates and cities and venues coming soon!

Full list of the films in the program:

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