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Copyright © 2004 3D Films / Australian Film Commission / Film Victoria / SBS

The Mysterious Geographic Explorations of Jasper Morello

Set in a world of iron dirigibles and steam powered computers, this gothic horror mystery tells the story of Jasper Morello, a disgraced aerial navigator who flees his plague-ridden home on a desperate voyage to redeem himself.
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Copyright © 2004 3D Films / Australian Film Commission / Film Victoria / SBS

Awards and nominations

Best Animation
7 Jan – 16 Jan | Australia
The Annecy Cristal
Annecy International Animation Film Festival
6 Jun – 11 Jun | France
Best Animated Short
14 Jun – 19 Jun | Canada
Animation Award
10 Jun – 25 Jun | Australia
Jury's Special Prize - Professional
11 Aug – 16 Aug | Korea, South
Best Animated Film
2 Sep – 5 Sep | United States
Best Animation
7 Oct | Australia
50th Anniversary Prize
Valladolid International Film Festival
21 Oct – 29 Oct | Spain
Onda Curta Prize
Cinanima: International Animated Film Festival
7 Nov – 13 Nov | Portugal
Best Animation
IF Awards | 2005
23 Nov | Australia
Best Short Animation
26 Nov | Australia
Outstanding Achievement in Craft in a Non-Feature Film
26 Nov | Australia
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Best Short Animation Film
19 Feb | United Kingdom
NOMINATION
Best Animated Short Film
5 Mar | United States
Special Jury Mention - International
24 Feb – 5 Mar | Belgium
Best Animated Short Film
16 Mar – 26 Mar | United States
Special Jury Prize for Short Film
19 Apr – 24 Apr | United States
Best Animation
30 May – 4 Jun | Australia
Best Achievement in Sound Post Production
30 May – 4 Jun | Australia

Previous screenings

2005
7 Jan – 16 Jan | Sydney, Australia
Best Animation
3 Jun – 10 Jul | Perth, Australia
Annecy International Animation Film Festival
6 Jun – 11 Jun | Annecy, France
The Annecy Cristal
8 Jun – 30 Nov | New Zealand
10 Jun – 25 Jun | Sydney, Australia
Animation Award
14 Jun – 19 Jun | Toronto, Canada
Best Animated Short
20 Jul – 7 Aug | Melbourne, Australia
11 Aug – 16 Aug | Seoul, Korea, South
Jury's Special Prize - Professional
2 Sep – 5 Sep | Atlanta, United States
Best Animated Film
Fantoche: International Animation Film Festival
6 Sep – 11 Sep | Baden, Switzerland
16 Sep – 18 Sep | La Ciotat, France
The New Montréal Filmfest
18 Sep – 25 Sep | Montréal, Canada
21 Sep – 25 Sep | Ottawa, Canada
Imago International Young Film Festival | 2005
1 Oct – 8 Oct | Fundão, Portugal
Dok Leipzig: International Leipzig Festival for Documentary and Animated Film
3 Oct – 9 Oct | Leipzig, Germany
7 Oct | Melbourne, Australia
Best Animation
Valladolid International Film Festival
21 Oct – 29 Oct | Valladolid, Spain
50th Anniversary Prize
4 Nov – 17 Nov | Taipei, Taiwan
Cinanima: International Animated Film Festival
7 Nov – 13 Nov | Espinho, Portugal
Onda Curta Prize
Cardiff Screen Festival
9 Nov – 19 Nov | Cardiff, United Kingdom
Wissembourg International Animated Film Festival
14 Nov – 22 Nov | Wissembourg, France
IF Awards | 2005
23 Nov | Australia
Best Animation
AniMadrid: Festival Internacional de Imagen Animada | 2005
25 Nov – 2 Dec | Madrid, Spain
26 Nov | Australia
Best Short Animation
Outstanding Achievement in Craft in a Non-Feature Film
Australian Effects and Animation Festival | 2005
6 Dec – 8 Dec | Sydney, Australia
2006
19 Jan – 29 Jan | Park City, United States
Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Festival
27 Jan – 4 Feb | Clermont-Ferrand, France
19 Feb | United Kingdom
24 Feb – 6 Mar | Manchester, United Kingdom
24 Feb – 5 Mar | Brussels, Belgium
Special Jury Mention - International
1 Mar – 12 Mar | San Jose, United States
5 Mar | United States
16 Mar – 26 Mar | Cleveland, United States
Best Animated Short Film
21 Mar – 26 Mar | Ann Arbor, United States
24 Mar – 2 Apr | Maitland, United States
30 Mar – 12 Apr | Philadelphia, United States
19 Apr – 24 Apr | Boston, United States
Special Jury Prize for Short Film
20 Apr – 4 May | San Francisco, United States
Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film
27 Apr – 2 May | Stuttgart, Germany
5 May – 7 May | Trenton, United States
30 May – 4 Jun | Melbourne, Australia
Best Animation
Best Achievement in Sound Post Production
Animafest Zagreb: World Festival of Animated Film
12 Jun – 17 Jun | Zagreb, Croatia
22 Aug – 27 Aug | London, United Kingdom
24 Aug – 27 Aug | Hiroshima, Japan
29 Sep – 7 Oct | Edmonton, Canada

Latest user comments

Anthony Lucas's short films have been in competition at Cannes, BAFTA and Annecy. With his production company, 3D Films, he has animated numerous television com...
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4 Mar 2012 | Graham Garfield Barnard | Australia

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