The Renter by Jason Carpenter
Winner – Grand Prize, Best Student Animation – Ottawa Int'l Animation Festival, 2011
Winner – Grand Prix – Cinanima, 2011
Winner – Special Jury Prize – Bradford Animation Festival, 2011
Winner – Grand Prize, Best Animated Short – Atlanta Film Festival, 2011
Nominee – Best Animated Short – 38th Annual Annie Awards
A young boy is dropped off at an elderly woman's home for the day. A lone man, who rents a room, adds to the unsettling atmosphere. The savage slaughter of a chicken makes this daycare a harsh and confusing world for the boy, who learns caring can be shown in unexpected ways.
To date, The Renter has won 18 awards/nominations and has screened at more than 85 film festivals worldwide.
To learn more, please visit www.therenter.net