As a devoted fan of Buster Keaton, books, and the amazing William Joyce, I have to say
The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore may just be the most wonderful short film I have ever seen. It’s currently up for an Academy Award.
You need to see this, probably over and over…
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These old monster movies are so much a part of me that they’re integral threads of my creative DNA. So I
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A charming, lovely bit of CGI. I’m particularly taken with the expressiveness of the little girl and the animator’s play with light.
Watch it at its highest resolution.
A marvelous bit of Serling-esque whimsy from animator Rodrigo Blaas. Best watched full-screen, in HD if you have the bandwidth.
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Here is a wonderful short animated film by UCLA student Joaquin Baldwin. It’s visually amazing, and the story is very moving.