Sister (2018 film)

Sister is a 2018 stop motion animated short film directed by Siqi Song during her studies at CalArts Experimental Animation Program as her graduation film.[1]

Sister
Sister (2018 film) poster.jpg
Directed bySiqi Song
Produced bySiqi Song
Music byKaren Tanaka
Production
company
Calarts
Distributed byMiyu Distribution
Release date
  • June 15, 2018 (2018-06-15) (Annecy International Animation Film Festival)
Running time
8 minutes
CountryUnited States

In January 2020, it was nominated for the 2020 Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film.[2][3][4]

AccoladesEdit

The short has been presented and won awards in a number of festivals including the Oscar Qualifying[5] HollyShorts Film Festival, the Aspen Shortsfest, the Austin Film Festival, and the Foyle Film Festival where it won the 4 different Oscar Qualifying prize[6] for best animation.

The short was nominated for the Annie Awards[7] and Shortlisted at the BAFTA Student Film Awards[8] for best student film in 2018. It was also nominated for Best Animated Short Film at the 92nd Academy Awards.[9]

PlotEdit

A man thinks back to his childhood memories of growing up with an annoying little sister in China in the 1990s. What would his life have been like if things had gone differently?[10]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "CalArtians Nominated for 46th Annual Annie Awards". Calarts.
  2. ^ "Hair Love" wins Best Animated Short Film-Oscars on YouTube
  3. ^ 2020|Oscars.org
  4. ^ "Oscars: Full List of Nominations". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 2020-01-16.
  5. ^ Wolfe, Jennifer; Wolfe, Jennifer (2019-12-04). "A Wide World of Animated Shorts". Variety. Retrieved 2019-12-05.
  6. ^ Milligan, Mercedes (20 August 2019). "News Bytes: Spider-Man Booted from MCU, New 'Dark Crystal' Featurette, Oscar Short Contender 'Sister' & More". Animation Magazinee. Watch CalArts student Siqi Song’s moving stop-motion short, which recently scored its fourth Oscar-qualifying festival win
  7. ^ Giardina, Carolyn (12 March 2018). "Annie Awards: 'Incredibles 2,' 'Ralph' Lead Feature Nominees; 'Mary Poppins Returns' Also Nominated". Hollywood Reporter.
  8. ^ "BAFTA Announces Shortlist for Student Film Awards". BAFTA. 3 May 2018.
  9. ^ Nominees for 2020 Academy Awards announced - WBALTV 11
  10. ^ ‘Balloon,’ ‘The Orphan’ and ‘Sister’ Win Oscar-Qualifying Awards at HollyShorts Film Festival - The Wrap

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