|Directed by||Frank Mouris|
|Produced by||Caroline Mouris|
|Written by||Frank Mouris|
|Narrated by||Frank Mouris|
|Music by||Tony Schwartz|
|Edited by||Frank Mouris|
|Release date(s)||13 April 1973|
|Running time||9 minutes|
Frank Film is a 1973 American animated short film. It is a compilation of images co-creator Frank Mouris had collected from magazines interwoven with two narrations, one giving a mostly linear autobiography and the other stating words having to do with the images, the story the first voice is relating, or neither. Frank made the film with Caroline Mouris. The soundtrack was created by Tony Schwartz.
The movie won the 1974 Academy Award for Best Short Subject, Animated Films. It was also included in the Animation Show of Shows. In 1996, Frank Film was selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry by the Library of Congress as being "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant". The film is also featured in the 1985 movie titled Explorers. Frank Film is included on the 2007 DVD five by two: five animated shorts by frank & caroline mouris.
- Olivier Cotte (2007) Secrets of Oscar-winning animation: Behind the scenes of 13 classic short animations. (Making of Frank Film) Focal Press. ISBN 978-0-240-52070-4
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