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Sunday, April 17, 2011

French Roast- nominated for Oscar for Best Short Film animation

French Roast-animation short film, wallpaper, poster, cover,  nominated for Oscar for Best Short Film animation

French Roast-animation short film video

French Roast is a 2008 French animated short created by Fabrice O. Joubert. It is Joubert's first short film


In a fancy Parisian Café c. 1960, an uptight businessman discovers he forgot to bring his wallet and bides his time by ordering more coffee.

Production and release

French Roast was first released in France on 30 October 2008 at the Festival Voix d'Etoiles. It was later released in the Czech Republic on 3 May 2009 at the AniFest Film Festival; Canada on 19 February 2010 in Waterloo, Ontario; and in the USA on 19 February 2010, limited release.


Fabrice Joubert was presented with the ANIMA for Best Animation by the Córdoba International Animation Festival

Fabrice Joubert has been nominated for an Oscar for Best Short Film, Animated by the Academy of Motion Pictures.

And also won the following awards

Best Professional Film - Bradford Animation Festival (UK)
Prix José Abel / Best Animation - Cinanima (Portugal)
Best 3D Character Design - ViewFest Digital Movie Festival (Italy)

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