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Beak Out

Australia, 1998 (MIFF 1999, The Bug)

Director: Glen Dunstan

In this hilarious computer animation, directed by Glen Dunstan and produced through the Animation and Interactive Media course at RMIT, a skeletal bird in a natural history museum dreams of flying. Delusions of flight, however, come to a crashing conclusion.

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