Honorable Mention – A Polar Bear Story (USA)

Title: A Polar Bear Story
Runtime: 4 min
Country: USA
Director: Vanessa Nilsson 
Placement: Honorable Mention
Competition: December, 2022

Synopsis: A Polar Bear Story is a 3D animated short film that comments on climate change and how it is the primary threat to polar bears as the arctic warms and sea ice disappears. The story follows a young, playful, and mischievous polar bear cub whose playfulness puts him in harms way of melting sea ice.