The Most Magnificent Thing

Directed by Arna Selznick


Official selection

TAAFI, Feel the Reel International Film Festival, Aphrodite Film Awards, Independent Shorts Awards, Indie Shorts Fest, London Independent Film Awards, Animafest Zagreb


Best Children's & Youth Production, Yorkton Film Festival

Best Animation, Diamond FIlm Awards

Best Animated Short, Aphrodite Film Awards

Best Animated Short, Independent Shorts Awards

Best Animated Short, London Independent Film Festival

Best Short Film, Queen Palm International Film Festival

Best Short Animation, Changing Face International Film Festival

Best Animated Short, Global Film Festival Awards


Arna Selznick


Ashley Spires, John Van Bruggen


Lilly Bartlam, Tony Daniels, Whoopi Goldberg, Alison Pill


Slavin Pamela, Lynne Warner


Judith Gruber-Stitzer


Nelvana Enterprises

Canada 2018 22 mins OV English Subtitles : French
Genre AnimationFamily

The Most Magnificent Thing is an inspirational story about a little girl with a creative spirit, determined to make great things. Joined by her best friend, her pet dog, the two happily explore the world, doing absolutely everything together. When she receives her very own tool kit, the little girl sets out to make the most magnificent thing for her best friend – but it’s not as easy as she thinks! The Most Magnificent Thing is a timeless tale about learning through perseverance and hard work, the power of love, and selflessness.