(2001) Animated film
by Cordell Barker
(The Cat Came Back
: The National Film Board of Canada
French Title: Tombé du Ciel
and animated by Cordell Barker
by Jennifer Torrance, Cordell Barker
Voice of Roger: Cordell Barker
Voice of Doris: Jennifer Torrance
Voice of child: Jackson Barker
Roger and Doris are childless, their prayers are answered one night when a strange child drops into their lives. Not content on being a baby, the 'thing' starts to take over...
Awards and nominations:
- Special Distinction, 2001 International Animated Film Festival in Annecy, France.
- Grand Prize, 2001 I Castelli Animati International Animation Film Festival, Genzano, Italy.
- Audience Award, best animated short film, 2001 Catalonia International Film Festival, Barcelona, Spain.
- Audience Award, 25th International Animated Film Festival, Espinho, Portugal
- Gold Medal, Short Film category, 2001 New York Festivals
- Silver Chris Award, 2001 International Film and Video Festival, Columbus OH
- Nominee, 2002 Genie Awards, Canada
- Oscar Nominee, Best Animated Short Film, 74th Academy Awards, USA