For the Birds
For the Birds is a 2000 computer animated short film produced by Pixar and directed by Ralph Eggleston. It won the Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film in 2001. It premiered on June 5, 2000, at the Annecy International Animated Film Festival in France, and was shown alongside the theatrical release of the 2001 Disney/Pixar feature film Monsters, Inc.
A small blue bird lands on a telephone wire and makes itself comfortable, only to have a second small bird land next to it. The two birds quickly start to squabble as others land on the wire and join in. They are interrupted when a large, gangly, awkward looking bird sitting on top of the pole honks to them. Soon, the small birds start mocking the large one by puffing up their feathers to resemble his plumage and imitating his honk.
|award||Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film|
|editor||Jennifer Taylor Tom Freeman|
|keywords||blue bird end imitate upside down|
|musicBy||Riders in the Sky|
|nomination||Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film|
|publisher||Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures|
|theme||animated animated short short|