Shaun Tan, Andrew Ruhemann

A boy finds a strange creature on a beach, and decides to find a home for it in a world where everyone believes there are far more important things to pay attention to.

Academy Awards 2011 (Winner), Annecy 2010 (Cristal Award), Anaheim 2010 (Best Animated Short), Aspen 2011 (Special Jury Mention), Chicago Children’s Festival (Jury Award), Flickerfest 2011 (Best Australian Short), Santa Barbara 2011 (Best Animated Short), Palm Springs 2010 (2nd place)