Watch Tim Minchin as narrator of “The Lost Thing,” Academy Award winner for Short Film (Animated)

Congrats to comedian/musician Tim Minchin, who provided the narration for The Lost Thing, which just won the Academy Award for Short Film (Animated). The directors gave Minchin a shout-out during their acceptance speech.

In this clip, illustrator/co-director Shaun Tan explains why Minchin was the choice to narrate the film adaptation of his story:

 

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2 thoughts on “Watch Tim Minchin as narrator of “The Lost Thing,” Academy Award winner for Short Film (Animated)

  1. Congratulations Tim! Poland are proud of You! 🙂 I heard Tan‚Äôs great acceptance on the radio this afternoon & was thrilled to hear quirky Australians can cut it with the rest of them.

  2. So excited~! 😀 i adore shaun tan‚Äôs artwork ‚Äì his pictures already ‚Äòfeel‚Äô animated in my head‚Ķ this is just the most amazing next step. yay!!
    the film music is also just exquisite…

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