Competition Animated Shorts
The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore
DIRECTED BY WILLIAM JOYCE AND BRANDON OLDENBURG
USA, 2010, 16 MIN
EAST COAST PREMIERE
Sponsored by Lure Design Inc.
Audience Award for Best Short Film
Inspired by Buster Keaton, The Wizard of Oz, and a love of books, this poignant and humorous silent allegory about the curative powers of story features a beautiful mix of techniques, including CGI, 2D animation, and miniatures.