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Short Film (Full Length) – 2009

Parental Guidance

2010 Siggraph (Asia)
Best In Show

2010 Siggraph (Los Angeles)
Jury Prize

2009 Qantas Film and Television Awards
Best Technical Contribution to a Short Film: James Cunningham
Nominated for Best Short Film and Screenplay - Short Film

2009 Show Me Shorts Film Festival (New Zealand)
Best Editor: Paul Swadel and James Cunningham
Special Jury Prize (for their animation): James Cunningham, Stephen Fleet and Sonya Hsu-Ya Chang

Festivals include
Telluride, SXSW, Melbourne

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