Honorable Mention – “Yours” (USA)

Title: Yours 
Runtime: 4 min
Country: USA 
Director: Maggie Brennan
Placement: Honorable Mention
Competition: December, 2018

Synopsis: “Yours” is a 2-D animated short about loneliness, love, and the vulnerability of aging in a tech-driven world.

Billie, an elderly woman with a glamorous past, signs up for a senior-friendly dating account. Soon, a young, handsome man reaches out to her. To the tech-savvy, he is an obvious scammer. Billie, however, is naive: his words of love launch her into a reverie of a life she never had and never will.