Spike and Mike's Oscar Nominated Shorts

Posted on: June 6, 2001 | Views: 374 | Comment

Spike and Mike's 2000 Classic Festival of Animation.

See all three of these films IN THEIR ENTIRETY, plus 11 other international, award-winning animated short films, at Spike and Mike's 2000 Classic Festival of Animation.

THREE MISSES by Paul Driessen of The Netherlands NOMINEE - 1999 Academy Award Best Animated Short Film.One miss follows another, when several heroes run to the rescue of threedamsels in distress.

Paul Driessen has enjoyed a lengthy career, highlighted by his work on Yellow Submarine, many films for the National Film Board of Canada and more than 40 prizes and distinctions.

HUM DRUM by Aardman Animation, directed by Peter Peake of EnglandNOMINEE - 1999 Academy Award Best Animated Short FilmTwo bored shadow puppets play themselves at their own game.

Peter Peake graduated from BathCollege of Higher Education in June 1992 and began working at AardmanAnimation that same month. He has worked on many commercials and shortfilms and has directed his own short films Pib and Pog and Hum Drum.

WHEN THE DAY BREAKS by Wendy Tilby and Amanda Forbis of CanadaWINNER - 1999 Cannes Intl Film Festival Palme d'Or for Best Short FilmNOMINEE - 1999 Academy Award Best Animated Short FilmThe accidental death of a stranger has an unexpected and profound effect onone member of the neighborhood.

Tilby and Forbis both studied film making and animation at Emily Carr College in Vancouver, B.C. and currently work for the National Film Board of Canada.

Film excerpts for WHEN THE DAY BREAKS provided by the National Film Board of Canada.

When the Day Breaks ) National Film Board of Canada 1999. All Rights Reserved 

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