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Image from French Roast
Image from French Roast
Image from French Roast
Copyright © 2008 Pumpkin Factory / Bibo Films

French Roast

In a fancy Parisian Café, an uptight businessman is about to pay the check when he finds out that he's lost his wallet. To save time he decides to order more coffee...
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Copyright © 2008 Pumpkin Factory / Bibo Films

Awards and nominations

Audience Award
Voix d'Etoiles | 2008
30 Oct – 2 Nov | France
Best Animated Short Film
16 Apr – 25 Apr | United States
Best Art Direction - Jury Award
10 Jul – 26 Jul | Brazil
Honorable Mention
Cinefiesta: Festival Internacional de Cortometrajes de Puerto Rico | 2009
27 Jul – 2 Aug | Puerto Rico
Best in Show
3 Aug – 7 Aug | United States
Best Animated Film
7 Aug – 8 Aug | United States
Honorary Mention
3 Sep – 8 Sep | Austria
Best Animation - Special Distinction of the Jury
Animanima: International Animation Festival
9 Sep – 12 Sep | Serbia
Best Animation
Anima: Córdoba International Animation Festival
8 Oct – 10 Oct | Argentina
2nd Prize - 3D Futura Show
29 Oct – 1 Nov | Spain
Best Professional Film
10 Nov – 14 Nov | United Kingdom
José Abel Prize
Cinanima: International Animated Film Festival
9 Nov – 15 Nov | Portugal
Audience Award
4 Nov – 16 Nov | United Kingdom
NOMINATION
Best Animated Short Film
7 Mar | United States

Previous screenings

2008
Voix d'Etoiles | 2008
30 Oct – 2 Nov | Port Leucate, France
Audience Award
Zinebi: International Festival of Documentary and Short Film
21 Nov – 29 Nov | Bilbao, Spain
2009
Alpe d'Huez Film Festival
20 Jan – 25 Jan | Alpe d'Huez, France
22 Jan – 1 Feb | Santa Barbara, United States
4 Feb – 6 Feb | Monte Carlo, Monaco
7 Feb – 8 Feb | Orlando, United States
20 Feb – 28 Feb | Brussels, Belgium
20 Feb – 27 Feb | Vancouver, Canada
25 Feb – 1 Mar | Toronto, Canada
26 Feb – 1 Mar | Hollywood, United States
Aubagne International Film Festival
16 Mar – 21 Mar | Aubagne, France
1 Apr – 5 Apr | Aspen, United States
Cartoons on the Bay: International Festival on Television Animation
2 Apr – 5 Apr | Positano, Italy
16 Apr – 25 Apr | Atlanta, United States
Best Animated Short Film
16 Apr – 23 Apr | Nashville, United States
Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film
30 Apr – 5 May | Stuttgart, Germany
AniFest: International Festival of Animated Films
1 May – 10 May | Czech Republic
21 May – 14 Jun | Seattle, United States
19 Jun – 28 Jun | Sacramento, United States
20 Jun – 28 Jun | Melbourne, Australia
23 Jun – 29 Jun | Palm Springs, United States
10 Jul – 26 Jul | Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo, Brazil
Best Art Direction - Jury Award
Giffoni International Film Festival for Young People
12 Jul – 25 Jul | Giffoni Valle Piana, Italy
22 Jul – 26 Jul | Seoul, Korea, South
Cinefiesta: Festival Internacional de Cortometrajes de Puerto Rico | 2009
27 Jul – 2 Aug | San Juan, Puerto Rico
Honorable Mention
28 Jul – 2 Aug | Traverse City, United States
3 Aug – 7 Aug | United States
Best in Show
7 Aug – 8 Aug | Ballston Spa, United States
Best Animated Film
7 Aug – 9 Aug | Malibu, United States
17 Aug – 21 Aug | Odense, Denmark
3 Sep – 8 Sep | Linz, Austria
Honorary Mention
5 Sep – 7 Sep | Seattle, United States
Animanima: International Animation Festival
9 Sep – 12 Sep | Čačak, Serbia
Best Animation - Special Distinction of the Jury
17 Sep – 20 Sep | Amsterdam, Netherlands
Krok: International Animated Film Festival
28 Sep – 7 Oct | Russia
Anim'est International Animation Festival
2 Oct – 10 Oct | Bucharest, Romania
7 Oct – 11 Oct | Bangkok / Bern / Buenos Aires / Cairo / Cape Town / Kyoto / New York / San José, Switzerland
Anima: Córdoba International Animation Festival
8 Oct – 10 Oct | Córdoba, Argentina
Best Animation
Curtocircuíto: International Short Film Festival
10 Oct – 17 Oct | Santiago de Compostela, Spain
13 Oct – 17 Oct | Saint-Jean-de-Luz, France
Animatu: Festival Internacional de Cinema de Animação Digital | 2009
14 Oct – 18 Oct | Beja, Portugal
14 Oct – 18 Oct | Ottawa, Canada
Internationales Trickfilm-Wochenende Wiesbaden | 2009
15 Oct – 18 Oct | Wiesbaden, Germany
22 Oct – 29 Oct | Austin, United States
29 Oct – 1 Nov | Spain
2nd Prize - 3D Futura Show
30 Oct – 1 Nov | Torino, Italy
Animacor: International Animation Festival
2 Nov – 7 Nov | Córdoba, Spain
Interfilm: International Short Film Festival Berlin
3 Nov – 8 Nov | Berlin, Germany
4 Nov – 16 Nov | Leeds, United Kingdom
Audience Award
Filmets: Badalona International Short Film Festival
6 Nov – 14 Nov | Badalona, Spain
Cinanima: International Animated Film Festival
9 Nov – 15 Nov | Espinho, Portugal
José Abel Prize
10 Nov – 14 Nov | Bradford, United Kingdom
Best Professional Film
12 Nov – 22 Nov | Groningen, Ansterdam, The Hague, Netherlands
17 Nov – 22 Nov | Bristol, United Kingdom
2010
18 Feb – 28 Feb | Glasgow, United Kingdom
26 Feb – 14 Mar | New York, United States
7 Mar | United States
Monstra: Lisboa Animated Film Festival
10 Mar – 21 Mar | Lisbon, Portugal
19 Apr – 25 Apr | Grande Prairie, Canada
7 May – 16 May | Warsaw, Poland

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Related news

The nominated short films have been announced for the 82nd Academy Awards. | more...
2 February 2010
French Roast has received 2 new awards. | more...
17 November 2009
French Roast has received a new award at ArtFutura Show. | more...
16 November 2009
French Roast has received a new award at Anima: Córdoba International Animation Festival. | more...
23 October 2009
French Roast has received a new award at ANIMANIMA: International Animation Festival. | more...
18 September 2009
Information on this profile is provided by the film owners and/or compiled from available sources | Profile updated 4 Mar 2010