The Hidden Life of the Burrowing Owl

Montreal Premiere

  • USA 2008
  • 5 min
  • 35mm
  • English
Official Selection, AFI Fest 2008
Official Selection, San Francisco International Animation Festival 2008
Official Selection, Annecy International Animated Film Festival 2008

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Director: Mike Roush
Screenplay: Mike Roush
Cast: Ed Kibbey (voice)
Producers: Shannon Prynoski, Chris Prynoski, Mike Roush
Distributor: Titmouse Shorts


A would-be nature film documenting the habits of the borrowing owl gets sidelined into an altogether different kind of tale in this blackly comic semi-animated short that's been flooring audiences everywhere it appears.

—Mitch Davis

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