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Copyright © 2004 Bill Plympton Productions

Guard Dog

Why do dogs bark at pigeons and squirrels? Perhaps the answer lies in canine psychology...

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Copyright © 2004 Bill Plympton Productions

Awards and nominations

Special Mention for Humor
Cartoons on the Bay: International Festival on Television Animation
21 Apr – 25 Apr | Italy
Best Short Animation - Audience Award (São Paulo)
9 Jul – 25 Jul | Brazil
Special Prize
19 Aug – 23 Aug | Japan
Best Animated Short Film
9 Feb – 13 Feb | Canada
NOMINATION
Best Animated Short Film
27 Feb | United States
Special Mention - International
Tampere Film Festival
9 Mar – 13 Mar | Finland
Special Jury Mention
Anima: Córdoba International Animation Festival
27 Apr – 30 Apr | Argentina
Special Jury Mention
AniFest: International Festival of Animated Films
5 May – 11 May | Czech Republic
Silver Award - Independent short works under 5 minutes
13 May – 15 May | United States
Short Wave Award
Curtas Vila Do Conde - International Film Festival
3 Jul – 10 Jul | Portugal
Audience Award - International
Uppsala International Short Film Festival
24 Oct – 30 Oct | Sweden
Best Animated Film
Filmets: Badalona International Short Film Festival
18 Nov – 26 Nov | Spain
Runner-up - Best Animated Short Film
24 Feb – 6 Mar | United Kingdom

Previous screenings

2004
1 Apr – 4 Apr | Riga, Latvia
Cartoons on the Bay: International Festival on Television Animation
21 Apr – 25 Apr | Positano, Italy
Special Mention for Humor
9 Jul – 25 Jul | Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo, Brazil
Best Short Animation - Audience Award (São Paulo)
15 Jul – 24 Jul | Montréal, Canada
19 Aug – 23 Aug | Hiroshima, Japan
Special Prize
29 Oct – 31 Oct | United States
Sitges International Fantastic Film Festival of Catalonia
2 Dec – 11 Dec | Sitges, Spain
Curta Cinema: Rio de Janeiro International Short Film Festival
2 Dec – 12 Dec | Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
2005
1 Jan – 31 Dec | United States
31 Jan – 4 Feb | Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
9 Feb – 13 Feb | Toronto, Canada
Best Animated Short Film
27 Feb | United States
2 Mar – 13 Mar | San Jose, United States
Tampere Film Festival
9 Mar – 13 Mar | Tampere, Finland
Special Mention - International
11 Mar – 19 Mar | Austin, United States
31 Mar – 3 Apr | Vail, United States
6 Apr – 10 Apr | Aspen, United States
Granada International Short Film Festival
9 Apr – 17 Apr | Granada, Spain
14 Apr – 16 Apr | Calgary, Canada
19 Apr – 1 May | New York, United States
Anima: Córdoba International Animation Festival
27 Apr – 30 Apr | Córdoba, Argentina
Special Jury Mention
AniFest: International Festival of Animated Films
5 May – 11 May | Czech Republic
Special Jury Mention
13 May – 15 May | Kalamazoo, United States
Silver Award - Independent short works under 5 minutes
24 May – 29 May | Melbourne, Australia
Almería en corto: International Short Film Festival
24 May – 4 Jun | Almería, Spain
3 Jun – 12 Jun | Brooklyn, United States
8 Jun – 30 Nov | New Zealand
21 Jun – 26 Jun | Melbourne, Australia
Curtas Vila Do Conde - International Film Festival
3 Jul – 10 Jul | Vila do Conde, Portugal
Short Wave Award
6 Jul – 10 Jul | Montone (PG), Italy
25 Jul – 29 Jul | Motovun, Croatia
23 Aug – 28 Aug | London, United Kingdom
15 Sep – 24 Sep | Halifax, Canada
International Short Film Festival in Drama
18 Sep – 24 Sep | Drama, Greece
Krok: International Animated Film Festival
19 Sep – 1 Oct | Russia
Tindirindis: International Animated Film Festival
24 Sep – 30 Sep | Vilnius, Lithuania
14 Oct – 20 Nov | Fort Lauderdale, United States
Uppsala International Short Film Festival
24 Oct – 30 Oct | Uppsala, Sweden
Audience Award - International
10 Nov – 12 Nov | Bolzano, Italy
Etiuda&Anima International Film Festival
18 Nov – 24 Nov | Cracow, Poland
Filmets: Badalona International Short Film Festival
18 Nov – 26 Nov | Badalona, Spain
Best Animated Film
25 Nov – 27 Nov | Imola, Italy
2 Dec – 11 Dec | Anchorage, United States
2006
Fantasporto: Oporto International Film Festival
20 Feb – 5 Mar | Porto, Portugal
24 Feb – 6 Mar | Manchester, United Kingdom
Runner-up - Best Animated Short Film
Tampere Film Festival
8 Mar – 12 Mar | Tampere, Finland
30 Mar – 12 Apr | Philadelphia, United States
Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film
27 Apr – 2 May | Stuttgart, Germany
24 May – 28 May | Seoul, Korea, South
Annecy International Animation Film Festival
5 Jun – 10 Jun | Annecy, France
Las Garzas International Film Festival
22 Aug – 27 Aug | Panama

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FILMETS, the Badalona International Short Film Festival has announced its awards. | more...
28 November 2005
The 24th Uppsala International Short Film Festival has announced its awards, with the Grand Prix going to The Other American Dream (El Otro sueño americano) | more...
31 October 2005
Information on this profile is provided by the film owners and/or compiled from available sources | Profile updated 17 Feb 2008