Honorable Mention – “Opened” (Thailand)

Title: Opened
Runtime: 6 min
Country: Thailand
Director: Nathanich Chantharojwong
Placement: Honorable Mention
Competition: June, 2022

Synopsis: The animation tells a story about how picky eaters have problems and feel uncomfortable when attending social eating. The two parents, Mom and Dad, see the issue and don’t want their son to be picky, so they try to force him to eat vegetables. After a few efforts, they failed over and over. They decided to send him to a strict school to fix the habit. However, things got worsened. The parents finally realize that they should not force him to eat and should try other solution instead.