Could Granny grab an Oscar?
Another week, another distinction for Brown Bag Films. The Irish animation house discovered last week that their Granny O’Grimm’s Sleeping Beauty, another sly cracker, had been selected as one of the 10 films on the long-list for the best short film award at next year’s Oscars.
Five films will be revealed as the actual nominees on February 2nd. As is often the case in this category, Pixar and Aardman Animation look like the teams to beat. The former are offering the splendid Up; the latter are flogging old chums Wallace and Gromit in A Matter of Loaf and Death.
A long time ago, in a career far, far away