Animation World Network's 3rd Annual Oscar Review!


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On On March 26th in Los Angeles, the  Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced the winner for Best  Animated Short Film. The category was very competitive this year and featured five great shorts  Peter Peaks' humorous Humdrum;Torril Cove's first animated film My Grandmother Ironed The King's Shirts;Alexander Petrov's oil paint on glass in IMAX format The Old Man and the Sea;Paul Driessen's enigmatic 3 Misses;and Wendy Tilby and Amanda Forbis' When the Day Breaks,which won first place at both the Annecy and Cannes film festivals. The Academy chose...


Congratulations to Director Alexander Petrov and crew.

In addition, the results are in for Animation World Network's Oscar Review reader poll. We hope you visited each nominee that was featured in The 2000 AWN Oscar Showcase. If you didn't then take a few moments to see them now!

For the third year running, Animation World Network's readership has chosen the same winner as the Academy!

41% of all AWN voters predicted The Old Man and the Seawould take home the Oscar...36% voted for When the Day Breaks, followed by 16% for Humdrum,4% for 3 Misses,and 3% for My Grandmother Ironed The King's Shirts.