The Flying Sailor

Inspired by true events, the highly anticipated new film by Oscar-nominated duo Wendy Tilby and Amanda Forbis is a meditation on a sailor’s unexpected voyage.


Title: The Flying Sailor
Year: 2022
Runtime: 8′
Country: Canada
Direction: Amanda Forbis, Wendy Tilby
Screenplay: Amanda Forbis, Wendy Tilby
Genre: Animation
Contact: Office national du film du Canada

Wins and nominations

2022: Annecy International Film Festival
2022: Oscar Academy Awards – Nominated for Best Animated Short Film
2022: AFI Fest
2023: Sundance Film Festival