The Animation Show of Shows Volume 14
Since 1998, The Animation Show of Shows has selected the best in animated short films from the world's most renowned animation festivals and presented them at the major animation studios to inspire their animators and directors. Now for the first time ever, the films featured in The Animation Show of Shows are available in this special DVD collection along with some of the most memorable animated short films of all time.
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Volume 14 contains these three great films:
When the Day Breaks
by Wendy Tilby and Amanda Forbis
* Best Animated Short Film Nominee, 72nd Academy Awards®
After witnessing the accidental death of a stranger, a shaken Ruby the Pig finds reassurance in surprising places. Canadian directors Wendy Tilby and Amanda Forbis's evocative fable celebrates the everyday moments that define and connect us.
When Life Departs
by Stefan Fjeldmark and Karsten Kiilerich
* Best Animated Short Film Nominee, 71st Academy Awards®
Combining documentary authenticity with subtle fantasy, Danish directors Stefan Fjeldmark and Karsten Kiilerich explore children's attitudes and vague conceptions about death.
by Marie José van der Linden
In this impressionistic film by Dutch director Marie José van der Linden, a young girl surfing stations on a shortwave radio expriences a flood of images and memories, until she arrives at the last station on the dial: Umanak.
"Unfettered invention, heart, and ingenuity - these are the films that remind me why I love animation."
- Chris Wedge, Director, Ice Age
"Here we have art and fun mixed together in the best possible way."
- Ed Catmull, President, Walt Disney and Pixar Animation Studios
"Animated Shorts are where animators can really push the limits of what animation can do! They can experiment with new techniques and methods of storytelling. "These DVDs bring together some of the best shorts produced by some of the best filmmakers working today, doing things that can only be done in this amazing medium."
- Pete Doctor, Director of Monster's Inc.