Santa Intervention Wins Fox-Aniboom Contest

Jay Malone’s animated short Santa Intervention won this year’s Fox-Aniboom Holiday Animation Challenge, earning the Los Angeles animator a $15,000 prize and a development deal.

Malone’s short was chosen as the grand-prize winner by a panel of Fox executives.

Santa Intervention captured the unique and edgy spirit of Fox’s animated shows,’ said Kevin Reilly, president of entertainment for Fox Broadcasting Co. ‘By tapping into Aniboom’s pool of undiscovered animation talent, Fox has found a promising creator in Jay who we might not have otherwise met,’

The Fox-Aniboom Holiday Animation Challenge called on Aniboom’s community of nearly 8,000 animators from across the globe to enter their original holiday-inspired animated shorts.

The winning short can be seen online at http://www.aniboom.com/animation-video/392451/Santa-Intervention/?ref=/competition/Fox/stage4/feed/