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Rejected - Don Hertzfeldt - 2000


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Don Hertzfeldt (born August 1, 1976) is the creator of many short animated films, including the Academy-Award nominated cult favorite "Rejected". Collectively, his animated films have received over one hundred awards and have been presented in over a thousand film festivals and venues worldwide. Before the age of thirty, his films were already the subject of several career retrospectives.


The popularity of his work is unprecedented in the history of independent animation and his films are frequently quoted and referenced in pop culture.[...]


In 1998, at the age of 21, Hertzfeldt was nominated for the Short Film Palm D'Or at the Cannes Film Festival for Billy's Balloon, where he was the youngest director in competition.


In 2000, at the age of 23, Hertzfeldt was nominated for the Academy Award for Animated Short Film for his fifth major film, Rejected.


In 2001, Hertzfeldt was named by Filmmaker Magazine as one of the "Top 25 Filmmakers to Watch".


In January 2007, Everything Will Be OK won the Jury Award for Short Filmmaking at the Sundance Film Festival.


In 2007, according to the animation industry website Cartoon Brew, Everything Will Be OK advanced to the final round of voting as a contender for an Academy Award nomination for Best Animated Short, but did not make the ultimate list of five nominees.


Collectively, Hertzfeldt's work has received over one hundred and twenty film festival awards. A list of individual awards for each film can be viewed on his website.


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Un extrait de Rejected


Voilà j'imagine que beaucoup connaisse ? notamment Bandini qui avait un avatar qui reprené un extrait de Rejected...moi je découvre seulement mainteant et je trouve ça magique et magnifique, il y a un côté très Tim Burton par moment.

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