Watch the Oscar-Winning Animated Short ‘The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore': VIDEO


Books and the curative powers of storytelling are celebrated in the moving animated short from Moonbot Studios which won the Oscar this year.

Open Culture adds:

The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore offers a modern tribute to an old world. Made with an animation style that blends stop motion with computer animation and traditional hand-drawing, the silent film pays homage to a bygone era when elegantly printed books inhabited our world.

Check out the whole whimsical, delightful thing, AFTER THE JUMP...

Posted February 28, 2012 at 12:30pm ETC by Andy Towle
in Books, Film, News, Oscars