Shaun Tan Shortlisted for Academy Award

December 2, 2010

Melbourne-based animator and Copyright Agency member, Shaun Tan’s short film The Lost Thing has been named on the shortlist for the best animated short Academy Award.

In offering our congratulations to Shaun, Rightsholder Relations Manager Eloise Nolan, said “Shaun Tan is an exceptional man. As an illustrator, an author and now as an animation director – in 3D no less – Shaun has won a great deal of respect from all as a unique creator.

“We’re very happy to see Shaun’s success in this new format being acknowledged on the world stage.  Shaun’s illustrated books for children have proved to be immensely popular with schools.  I’m sure we’ll all be cheering Shaun on!”

Read the full article in the Sydney Morning Herald.