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Watch: Animated Short Oscar Winner 'The Fantastic Flying Books...'

What does it take to win an Academy Award for Best Animated Short? Find out here, as one of the surprise wins last night was The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore in that very category. It features no dialogue, but does use a variety of animation techniques, including stop-motion, miniatures, 2D animation and CGI. From their site: Inspired in equal measures, by Hurricane Katrina, Buster Keaton, The Wizard of Oz, and a love for books, Morris Lessmore is a story of people who devote their lives to books and books who return the favor.
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Oscars 2012: 'Fantastic Flying Books' wins for animated short film

Entertainment / Film : 24 Frames (2 years ago)

Oscars 2012, animated short film: "The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore" Read Post

The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore Wins Oscar for Best Animated Short

Media / Publishing : GalleyCat (2 years ago)

The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore won the Oscar for Best Animated Short last night at the Academy Awards. You can watch the complete book-loving short in the video embedded above. Open Culture has more about the film... Read Post

Watch ‘The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore’, The Academy Award-Winning Best Animated Short Film

Entertainment / Film : SlashFilm (2 years ago)

When a Pixar film is nominated for an Oscar, chances are it’s going to win. For proof, look at the Best Animated Feature category. In the 11 years since the Academy started handing out the award, a Pixar film has been nominated eigh... Read Post


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