For writers / directors Trent Correy and Dan Abraham, discovering the source of heart, humor, and empathy in the ‘Frozen’ franchise’s irascible, loveable optimist was a passion project that began almost a decade ago; nominated for an Emmy for Outstanding Short Form Animated Program, the film is available on Disney+.
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Written and directed by Dan Abraham and Trent Correy, the new animated short confirms that behind Olaf’s bouncy silliness is a character filled with optimism, joy, and concern for others.
Honorees include Arthur de Pins, Megan Nicole Dong, Dorota Kobiela, Kirsten Lepore, Kira Lehtomaki, Dave Mullins, Julia Pott, Carlos Puertolas, Dana Terrace, Nora Twomey.
Screenings include ‘If I Was God’ by Cordell Barker, ‘Doomed’ by Guillermo García Carsí, ‘Mynarski Death Plummet’ by Matthew Rankin, ‘Choban’ by Matija Pisačić, and ‘Hoof It’ by Seth Boyden.
‘Le repas dominical’ by Celine Devaux named best international short; ‘Tarboz’ by Chad VanGaalen wins best Canadian short; Seth Boyden’s ‘An Object at Rest’ wins audience award.
Ten titles -- including Don Hertzfeldt’s ‘World of Tomorrow’ and Pixar short ‘Sanjay’s Super Team’ -- shortlisted out of 60 qualifying films.
Alyce Tzue of the Academy of Art University in San Francisco wins gold medal for ‘Soar’; CalArts student Seth Boyden takes the silver for ‘An Object at Rest,’ and SVA students Nicholas Manfredi and Elizabeth Ku-Herrero take the bronze for ‘Taking the Plunge.’