Academy Award Animation Short Film Nominations

The nominees for the 84th Academy Awards were announced recently. The five animation shorts that made it to the nominations list in the Short Film (Animated) category include “Dimanche/Sunday”  by Patrick Doyon, “The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore”  by William Joyce and Brandon Oldenburg, “La Luna” by Enrico Casarosa, “A Morning Stroll” by Grant Orchard and Sue Goffe and “Wild Life” by Amanda Forbis and Wendy Tilby. “Dimanche/Sunday” Patrick Doyon A small boy’s Sunday is filled with both ordinary and extraordinary events. “The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore” William Joyce and Brandon Oldenburg A storm transports a young man to a place where books are living entities. “A Morning Stroll” Grant Orchard and Sue Goffe   A New Yorker passes a chicken out for its morning stroll. “La Luna” Enrico Casarosa   A young boy accompanies his father and grandfather to their unusual nighttime job. “Wild Life” Amanda Forbis and Wendy Tilby   A young Englishman with more enthusiasm than practical experience emigrates to Canada to become a rancher. connect@animationxpress.com