A fascinating insight into the creation of Shaun Tan’s The Lost Thing.
This exhibition explores the creation of both the multi-award-winning animation, and his acclaimed picture book of the same name. Discover the creative process that’s revealed through commentary and personal notes by award winning author and illustrator Shaun Tan. Shaun Tan: The ART of STORY Discovering The Lost Thing - Book to Film follows the story’s evolution from book to big screen with original character sketches, final illustrations, movie stills and storyboards and other developmental work created by Shaun for these two projects. The story of The Lost Thing is a modern day parable inviting multiple interpretations by people of all ages!
The Lost Thing was originally published as a picture book for children in 2000. The screen adaptation of the story was released in 2010 and it won the Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film the following year. Shaun Tan: The ART of STORY Discovering The Lost Thing - Book to Film is a travelling exhibition by Books Illustrated Gallery.