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‘The Lost Thing' Wins Prize as an Animated Short Film

By: Katie Cordrey - Published: • References: tix.sff.org.au & spectrumfantasticart
Shaun Tan and Andrew Ruhemann have created a 15-minute animated short film, ‘The Lost Thing.’ The film is based on the picture book by award-winning author and illustrator Shaun Tan. Tan was born in 1974 in Perth, Western Australia, studied fine arts and English literature at Uni and works as a freelance illustrator and writer.

‘The Lost Thing’ is a humorous story about a boy who finds a bizarre-looking creature at a beach and, determining that it is lost, tries to find out where it belongs. The film won The Annecy Cristal from the 2010 Annecy International Animation Festival in June. Stats for Quirky Imaginary Creatures Trending: Older & Warm
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