Have you seen The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore?
It’s a beautiful animated short film by author/illustrator William Joyce and Co-director Brandon Oldenburg. The story follows the journey of book lover Mr. Morris Lessmore as he’s torn from the balcony of his New Orleans home by a devastating storm. He finds his way to a magical library where he rediscovers the transformative power of words.
To learn more about this award-winning film, visit www.morrislessmore.com. It’s available on iTunes and is well worth the cost and the time.
- Audience Award: Palm Springs International Film Festival
- Best in Show: SIGGRAPH
- Grand Prize: Annecy+
- Golden Space Needle Audience Award: Seattle International FIlm Festival
- Special Jury Prize for Imaginative Storytelling: Nashville Film Festival
- Audience Award: Florida International Film Festival
- Audience Award: Cinema on the Bayou
- Best Animated Short: Cleveland International Film Festival
- Best Animated Short: Cinequest