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GBC News: Academy Award Winning Best Animated Short ‘The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore’

This weekend directors William Joyce and Brandon Oldenburg won the Best Animated Short category at the 84th annual Academy Awards. Now you have the chance to see it for yourself. Watch the 15 minute animated short below. You can also download a High Definition version over at iTunes.

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  • Sam Olecki

    I went to a short festival that showcased all the nominees and this was a really good one.  A Morning Stroll, which was in the same category was also pretty good.