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The Cat Came Back

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This hilarious animated short is based on the century-old folk song of the same name. Old Mr. Johnson makes increasingly manic attempts to rid himself of a little yellow cat that just won't stay away...

1988, 07 min 37 s

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Silver Apple Award - Category: Animation
National Educational Media Network Competition
May 23 to 28 1990, Oakland - USA

A.T.O.M. Award - Highly Commended for Children's Award - Category: Overseas
A.T.O.M. Awards for Short Educational Films & Videos
May 4 1990, Melbourne - Australia

Special BACA Certificate for Outstanding Animation
BACA Film and Video Festival / The Brooklyn Arts Council
March 1 to April 30 1990, Brooklyn - USA

Chris Award - Category: Arts and Culture / Animation
International Film and Video Festival
October 25 to 29 1989, Columbus - USA

Third Prize - Category: Animation
Annual Independent Film and Video Makers Competition
October 5 to 8 1989, Baltimore - USA

Blue Ribbon Award - Category: Humour and Satire
Itinerant - American Film and Video Festival
May 8 to 12 1989, Chicago - USA

Genie Award for Best Animated Short
Genie Awards
March 22 1989, Toronto - Canada

Los Angeles Film Critics' Award (Tied with Vykrutasy directed by Garri Bardin, USSR) award sponsored by Eastman Kodak - with a 2,500$ worth of film stock
International Animation Celebration
January 26 to February 2 1989, Los Angeles - USA

First Prize - Category: Debut Works - with a cash prize of 200$US and an Amiga Computer System.
International Animation Celebration
January 26 to February 2 1989, Los Angeles - USA

Second Prize - Category: Work for Children
International Animation Film Festival
November 10 to 14 1988, Shanghai - China

Prix Animé - prize given by the general public for the Best Animation Film of the Festival
Festival du cinéma international en Abitibi-Témiscamingue
October 29 to November 3 1988, Rouyn-Noranda - Canada

Silver Hugo - Category: Animation
International Film Festival
October 24 to November 6 1988, Chicago - USA

First Prize - Category: Short Animation (under 10 minutes)
International Children's Film Festival
October 14 to 23 1988, Chicago - USA

Public's Award
World Festival of Animated Films
May 30 to June 3 1988, Zagreb - Croatia

Special Jury Award for Humour
World Festival of Animated Films
May 30 to June 3 1988, Zagreb - Croatia

Special Jury Award for Music (John McCulloch)
World Festival of Animated Films
May 30 to June 3 1988, Zagreb - Croatia