Technological Threat (1988)
Technological Threat is a 5-minute animated film made by Brian Jennings and Bill Kroyer in 1988. It was an example of early computer animation, integrated with traditional animation, and is itself an allegory for the threat computer animation represented to traditional animators. The robots and backgrounds were drawn based on computer-generated 3D models, while the dogs were drawn by hand. At the 1988 Ottawa International Animation Festival, Technological Threat shared the prize for "Best film under 5 minutes" with Paul Vester's Picnic. It was nominated for the Academy Award for Animated Short Film in 1989.