Today is the anniversary of the death in 1987 of film maker Norman McLaren. His films won many awards.
Spook Sport (1940):
Begone Dull Care (1949) is a visual interpretation of an Oscar Peterson piece:
His best-known film is the disturbing short Neighbors (1952), which won the Academy Award for Best Documentary (Short Subjects):
Blinkity Blank (1955) won the Palme d'Or:
A Chairy Tale (1957) has music by Ravi Shankar:
Pas de Deux (1968) won the BAFTA Film Award for Best Animated Film:
The National Film Board of Canada has information on his life and work.