ACME Filmworks brings the 15th Annual ‘Animation Show of Shows,’ a traveling selection of the year's best animated short films, to 2014 San Diego Comic-Con International.
Now in its 15th year, the Animation Show of Shows is a traveling selection of the year's best animated short films, curated and presented by ACME Filmworks founder, Ron Diamond. Screenings take place at all the U.S. major animation studios, leading universities and arts colleges and several animation festivals. 25 films that participated in the Show of Shows went on to receive Academy Award nominations, eight of which received the Oscar.
Selections for the 15th Annual Animation Show of Shows include:
- Get a Horse! by Lauren MacMullan
- Gloria Victoria by Theodore Ushev
- Bless You by David Barlow-Krelina
- Subconscious Password by Chris Landreth
- The Blue Umbrella by Saschka Unseld
- Drunker Than a Skunk by Bill Plympton
- International Fathers Day by Edmunds Jansons
- Home Sweet Home by Alejandrio Diaz, Pierre Clanet, Romain Mazevet and Stephane Paccolat
- My Mom is an Airplane! by Yula Aronova
- Madly in Love by Ikue Sugidono
- Nana Bobo by Andrea Cristofaro, Valentina Del Miglio, Francesco Nicolo Mereu and Lucas Wild do Vale
- Requiem for Romance by Jonathan Ng
- Marcel, King of Tevruen by Tom Schroeder
- Ascension by Caroline Domergue, Florian Vecchione, Martin de Coudenhove and Thomas Bourdis
Attendees at this year’s Comic-Con International can view the Show of Shows at Hall H on Friday, July 25, 10:15am - 11:15am. Visit comiccon2014.sched.org for more details.
Jennifer Wolfe is Director of News & Content at Animation World Network.