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A Visit with Moonbot Studios (2012)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2012-02-03

Duration: 00:07:11

Subjects: Moonbot Studios | Film Industry | Joyce, William, 1957- | Oldenburg, Brandon | Academy Awards (Motion pictures)


  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Producer
  • Allen, Gary Photographer
  • Joyce, William Interviewee
  • Oldenburg, Brandon Interviewee


This segment from the February 3, 2012, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Shauna Sanford’s profile of Moonbot Studios in Shreveport. Sanford interviews Moonbot founders William Joyce and Brandon Oldenburg, who discuss their reaction to receiving an Oscar nomination for Best Animated Short, their inspiration for “The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore,” the filmmaking process, and the Moonbot team.