"The Present" is a tearjerker! This heartwarming animated short had an incredible festival run, featuring in 180 film festivals and winning more than 50 awards! And it's not hard to see why. Based on a comic by Fabio Coala, it's a touching tale about an unusual boy and a new, unusual present, that helps him begin to come to terms with and accept himself, as well as others.
This remarkable short film was made at the Institute of Animation, Visual Effects and Digital Postproduction at the Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg in Ludwigsburg, Germany, and was just made available to watch online on January 25, 2016.
So grab your pup and some tissues, this film may be only four minutes long, but it packs an emotional punch.