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Spruce Up the Holidays

An animated adventure about a pair of forest squirrels whose tree is cut down and taken to the city to be used as an elaborate Christmas display. Lost within a bustling Metropolis, and desperate to find their way back home, the squirrels come to understand the true spirit of Christmas and their love for each other.

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Format:
Short Screenplay
Budget:
Low
In the Vein Of:
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
The Rescuers
Toy Story
Posted:
04/12/2021
Updated:
04/12/2021
Author Bio:
Adam McDaniel is an award-winning artist, filmmaker, and writer. He is also a complete nerd and movie geek.

He attended New York's Vassar College, winning honors at various festivals for his student film work and receiving the college's academic film & cinematography prize upon graduation. He also wrote and directed a three-hour stage play that had the misfortune of opening the same night as an on-campus Billy Joel concert.

Growing up in Connecticut and New Jersey, he was largely a self-taught artist, drawing at an early age and winning several local and regional art competitions.

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Contest Results:
HollyShorts (Quarterfinalist) [2020]
WeScreenplay Shorts (Quarterfinalist) [2019]
Southern California (Quarterfinalist) [2020]
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