Shaun Tan Wins Oscar

Shaun Tan’s film The Lost Thing, based on the eponymous picture book, won an Oscar in the Best Animated Short Film category. The award was presented at the 83rd Academy Awards, February 27, 2011 at the Kodak Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center in Hollywood. Tan and his co-director Andrew Ruhemann were present to accept.

Photo at the Sydney Morning Herald. The film can be viewed in its entirety at