Thursday, January 26, 2012

The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore

    Using a variety of techniques (miniatures, computer animation, 2D animation) this is one of five animated short films that will be considered for outstanding film achievements of 2011 in the 84th Academy Awards.

To date, Winner! for...
• Best Animated Short - Cinequest Film Fest
• Audience Favorite Award - Palm Springs International ShortFest
• Best in Show - SIGGRAPH

  Inspired, in equal measures, by Hurricane Katrina, Buster Keaton, The Wizard of Oz, and a love for books... 

  Click the player, and enjoy the video:


Bonus Feature:
  Moonbot Studios' very first short film: The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore (Directed by William Joyce & Brandon Oldenburg) was shortlisted by The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences on December 1, 2011. On January 24, 2012 The Academy announced the nominees for the 84th Annual Academy Awards. --- Here's the studio reaction when the nominees were finally listed...

  Click the player, and enjoy the video:

To enjoy “Morris Lessmore” and other Moonbot Apps visit the following links:
tinyurl.com/lessmoreipad
tinyurl.com/numberlys
tinyurl.com/bullseyeapp

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