Wendy Tilby Short Listed for Academy Awards

Wendy Tilby, Class of ’78, has once again been short-listed for the Animated Short Film at the 95th Academy Awards. 

Wendy Tilby and Amanda Forbis’ acclaimed animated short film called The Flying Sailor is 7 minutes long and has already received nine awards to date, including, most recently, two prizes in December 2022 at the Los Angeles Animation Festival. The film is inspired by the incredible true-life story of a man blown two kilometres through the air by the 1917 Halifax Explosion – the largest accidental non-nuclear explosion in history. Check it out: mediaspace.nfb.ca/epk/the-flying-sailor