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The Little Poet

Directed by Justine King

NOMINEE – Best Animated Short

The story of a child’s affection towards a girl in a painting. Our protagonist travels around their imagination and visits all the different paintings and art periods throughout the museum. The film shows the innocence of a child’s love, as well as the thoughts of growing up and learning to face reality.

Directed by Justine King

Director’s Bio: Justine is a Chinese-Australian designer, illustrator, and director who is currently enrolled in the Character Animation Program at CalArts.

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Growing Up: Family Shorts

From childhood through our adult lives we make new friends and families members. They can be small, smelly, and furry – or they can look exactly like us. As we grow, we face our fears and – most importantly – share laughs. After all, all we have is each other. The following films present these shared experiences.