Strange InvadersStrange Invaders (2001) Theatrical Cartoon
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- Theatrical ShortShort
- National Film Board of Canada
- Distributed by: National Film Board of Canada
- Cartoon Characters: Roger, Doris, It.
- Voice Actors: Cordell Barker, Jennifer Torrance, Jackson Barker.
- Directed By Cordell Barker.
- Produced By Jennifer Torrance, Cordell Barker, Svend-Erik Eriksen, Ches Yetman.
- Animated By Cordell Barker.
- Written By Cordell Barker.
- Awards: Academy Award Nominee, Best Short Film (Animated), Cordell Barker, 2002.
Nominee, Genie Award, Best Animated Short, Jennifer Torrance and Cordell Barker, 2002.
BLIZZARD Award, Best Animation, The BLIZZARDS/Manitoba Motion Picture Industry Association Film and Video Awards, Winnipeg, 2002.
BLIZZARD Award, Best Overall Sound, The BLIZZARDS/Manitoba Motion Picture Industry Association Film and Video Awards, Winnipeg, 2002.
Jury Award, Golden Sheaf Awards/Short Film and Video Festival, Yorkton, Saskatchewan, 2002.
Best Animated Short, Cordell Barker, Catalonian International Film Festival, Sitges, Spain, 2001.
Golden Gate Award, Film and Video -- Animation, Cordell Barker, San Francisco International Film Festival, 2002.
Special distinction "for its great humour, timing and design," Cordell Barker, Zagreb World Festival of Animated Films, 2002.
Silver Chris Award, Entertainment, Cordell Barker, Columbus International Film & Video Festival, 2001.
Honorable Mention, Animated Films and Videos, Cordell Barker, Leipzig DOK Festival, 2001.
Award for Best Animation, International Competition, with a prize of 2,500 Euros ($3,980 Canadian) in post-production services, International Shortfilm Festival - Interfilm, Berlin, 2002.
Special Prize, International Animation Festival, Hiroshima, Japan, 2002.
Bronze Award, Film and Video Production, The Arts/Cultural, WorldFest International Film Festival, Houston, 2002.
Black Maria Director's Choice, with a cash prize $175, Black Maria Film and Video Festival, Jersey City, New Jersey, 2002.
Gold World Medal, Short Film Animated, The New York Festivals/Festival Competition, 2002.
Special Merit Animation, Black Nights Film Festival, Tallinn, Estonia, 2001.
Grand Prize "I Castelli Animati" for the Best Film in Competition, International Festival of Animated Films/I Castelli Animati, Genzano, Italy, 2001.
Special Mention, International Animated Film Festival, Annecy, France, 2001.
- Music: Luc Préfontaine.
- Originally Released in December of 2001 (Estimate).
- Originally Released Theatrically.
- Running Time: 8:27 minutes.
Roger and Doris live a quiet, comfortable life until one night they are awakened by the arrival of a strange visitor. It's a child- the answer to their dreams! A gift from heaven&or, from much further out? The strange little thing takes over, wreaking havoc on... (more)
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