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Christopher, Please Clean Up Your Room!

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Christopher is a terrific kid. He's cool, he's nice and he's smart. But he has one big problem... he's messy! His shoes smell funky, his fish bowl stinks... even the cockroaches can't stand it. In the chaos of Christopher's room, his fish rise up from their scummy bowl in protest. They enlist the help of a fastidious, well-connected cockroach. Together, the fish and the roaches hatch a plan that will change Christopher's life and his cleaning habits forever.

Christopher, Please Clean Up Your Room is part of the NFB's Talespinners collection. Created for children aged five to nine, Talespinners uses vibrant animation to bring popular stories from a wide range of cultural communities to the screen.

2001, 06 min 58 s

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Jury Award - Animated Film 1st Place - with an award of 1,500$US worth of motion picture film
Hollywood Black Film Festival
June 3 to 8 2003, Los Angeles - USA

Writer's Guild Top Ten Award - Category: Children / Preschool
Writers Guild of Canada
April 15 2002, Toronto - Canada

Parent's Choice Award
International Children's Film Festival
March 1 to 10 2002, New York - USA

Bronze Plaque Award - Category: Children and Youth
International Film and Video Festival
October 23 to 26 2001, Columbus - USA

BAMmie Award for Best Animated Short Film - Category: Line Drawn Animation
BAM International Children's Film Festival
April 21 to 22 2001, Brooklyn - USA

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