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Mr Hublot

Original title: Mr Hublot
Luxembourg, France, 2013, 12 min., no dialogue

Director: Laurent Witz, Alexandre Espigares
Production company:
ZEILT productions
15-17 Avenue Guillaume
L-1651 Luxembourg
+352 26 17 56 90

Co-producers: WATT Frame, ARTE France
Age recommendation: 12 years and up
Film genre: Animation

OCD sufferer Mr Hublot lives in a frightening, fully automated world from which he hides, working from home. One day he spies an abandoned robot dog about to be crushed with the garbage and rescues it. The dog makes Mr Hublot very happy but it grows to an enormous size, forcing Mr Hublot to embrace a welcoming change as they move to larger premises.

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Academy Award 2014, Oscar for Best Animated Short Film
Irvine International Film Festival, USA, 2014 Best Short Animation
Flickerfest Film Festival, Australia, 2014 Highly Commended Animation
Spokane International Film Festival, Australia, 2014, Best Animation
I3DS, USA, 2014 International Short – Animation
Hollywood Reel Independent film Festival, USA, 2014 Best animated film
Dimension 3, France, 2013 Grand Prix
Best shorts competition, USA, 2013 Best in Show
California International Shorts Festival, USA, 2013 Best Animated Short
FreeNetWorld International Film Festival, Serbia, 2013 The best animated film, The best film of the festival
Kerry Film Festival, Ireland, 2013 Best Animation
Urban Mediamakers Film Festival, USA, 2013
Best International Animation
Sunscreen film festival West, USA, 2013 Best Animated Short
3D Image Festival, Poland, 2013 Best Animation
Animago, Germany, 2013 Best Short Film
Glovebox Short Film & Animation Festival, USA, 2013 Best in Show
Courant 3D, france, 2013 Grand Prix
International 3D Festival, Belgium , 2013 Best animated Short
International 3D Society EE, Belgium , 2013 Best stereography, animated
Les Nuits magiques, France, 2013 Audience Choice Award category « Fantastic »
Anchorage International Film Festival, USA, 2013 Best Animation


Study guide: Danish

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