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>Pixar Animation Studios
  • Pixar Animation Studios
  • Animated Characters: Dopey Bird, Birds.
  • Awards: Academy Award Winner, Best Short Film (Animated), 2002.
    "Spike's Pick for the Oscar This Year," Spike and Mike's Classic Festival of Animation, 2002.
    First Prize, Animated Computer 3D Short, Vancouver Effects and Animation Festival, 2001
  • Originally Released in 2001.
  • Running Time: 3:21 minutes.
  • Color
  • U.S.A.  U.S.A.


Production Notes:

First shown at the Annecy Film Festival; the U.S. premiere was July 24, 2000 at the Siggraph Conference. General release was attached to PIXAR Films Monsters, Inc. on November 2, 2001.

This short featured hand-painted backgrounds rather than computer created ones.

If you look close, you will see a boat in Finding Nemo named "For the Birds."

The small birds on the power line make a repeat appearance in the movie Cars.

Release Dates:

  • Jun 5, 2000- Annecy Film Festival
  • Jul 24, 2000- Siggraph Conference

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