Best Animated Film, 2014
The High Five Apprentice (USA, 8 min)
Directed & Animated by Tom Kanter
Produced by Mar Elepano & Sheila Sofian
After Ray, a well-meaning but wimpy man, loses his job as well as his girlfriend, he encounters Blotto, a cat who is the self-proclaimed Cat-God of High Fives. Blotto whisks Ray off to the High Five Realm, where he teaches him the joys of high fives, and in turn, reveals to Ray the true meaning of paying it forward.
- Festival Screening: March 8th, 2014 approx. 8:14 pm