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With a total freedom of line and colour, using a wide array of animation techniques, this film seems to invent itself under our very eyes and has the added value of an astonishing soundtrack. An unrestricted exchange of words between two children has been recorded in all its freshness.

Award in Annecy

  • International Critics' Award (1960)

The film

  • Film identity

    Original title: Moonbird

    Directed by: John HUBLEY, Faith ELLIOT

    Country: USA

    Year of production: 1959

    Running time: 11 min

  • Technique

    Category: Short film out of competition

    Techniques used: drawing on cels, diverse techniques

    Version: Version originale anglaise

    Process: Colour

    Target public: All audiences

  • Credits

    Directed by: John HUBLEY, Faith ELLIOT

    Distribution: PYRAMID MEDIA

    Script: John Hubley, Faith Elliot

    Graphics: John Hubley, Robert Cannon

    Sets: John Hubley

    Animation: Robert Cannon, Ed Smith

    Voice: Mark Hubley, Hampy Hubley