Moonbot Studios, the Shreveport-based animation studio, has been nominated for five Daytime Emmy Awards for “Silent,” an animated short film. The film was created in collaboration with Dolby Laboratories and Creative Artists Agency (CAA).
Moonbot’s mission is to create the best books, films, apps, games, and entertainment out there. Led by award-winning artists and filmmakers William Joyce, Brandon Oldenburg, and Lampton Enochs, Moonbot previously created “Chipotle Scarecrow” for Chipotle Mexican Grill and the groundbreaking “Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore” film, app and book.
“Silent” is a 3-minute film featuring Mr. Morris Lessmore from the previous short film. The content celebrates how storytellers, inventors, and technology work together to create cinema magic.
The nominations include:
- Outstanding Special Class Animated Program
- Outstanding Directing in an Animated Program (Directors, Brandon Oldenburg, Limbert Fabian)
- Outstanding Sound Mixing – Animation (Re-Recording Mixer, Jurgen Scharpf)
- Outstanding Sound Editing – Animation (Sound Editor, Steve Boeddeker)
- Outstanding Music Direction and Composition (Composer, John Hunter)
“It’s an honor for our work to receive recognition from the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. It’s led to one amazing crescendo of celebration here at Moonbot,” said Limbert Fabian, who co-directed the animated short film with Moonbot partner Oldenburg.