Shaun Tan wins the Oscar for best animated short!

Hugo and World Fantasy award-winning artist Shaun Tan has added an Oscar to his collection of hardware. His film, The Lost Thing, based on his picture book of the same name, just won the Best Animated Short category!

A huge congrats to Shaun and everyone involved!

His website displays a great collection of concept art, sketches, and stills for the movie.

Trailer here:

And a “making of” here:


Irene Gallo is an unabashed Tan fan and not above bragging that she gets to work 8-10 hours a day two feet away from a most charming drawing of his.


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