Short Oscar hopeful ‘The Cat Piano’

Posted by · 5:30 am · November 21st, 2009

Chalk “The Cat Piano” up as a nominee pronto. Probably the win, too. EVERYONE loves that short. So says regular reader Glenn in the comment thread on the Best Animated Short Oscar shortlist. Having now watched this 8-minute Australian gem in all its noir-tinged, Nick Cave-narrated splendor, I can’t disagree. Take a look.

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AMPAS announces shortlisted animated shorts

Posted by · 8:26 pm · November 20th, 2009

Via press release: • “The Cat Piano,” Eddie White and Ari Gibson, directors (The People’s Republic of Animation) • “French Roast,” Fabrice O. Joubert, director (Pumpkin Factory/Bibo Films) • “Granny O’Grimm’s Sleeping Beauty,” Nicky Phelan, director, and Darragh O’Connell, producer (Brown Bag Films) • “The Kinematograph,” Tomek Baginski, director-producer (Platige Image) • “The Lady and […]

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