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Shaun Tan Wins Oscar

One of our popular guest artists at Retrospect Galleries, filmmaker Shaun Tan recently won the Academy Award for best animated short film with The Lost Thing.

The Lost Thing, which took over three years to create, is a 15-minute fable about a boy in Melbourne who, while collecting bottle caps near a beach, discovers a strange creature that seems to be a combination of an industrial boiler, a crab and an octopus.

Read more about Shaun's Oscar win here

Click here to view Shaun Tan's profile on Retrospect Galleries and see available works  

Shaun Tan accepts Academy Award with British producer Andrew Ruehmann

Directors Shaun Tan and Andrew Ruhemann accept the award for Best Animated Short Film for 'The Lost Thing'. Photo: Getty Images

View The Lost Thing website here

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