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613 Ratings

Billy's Balloon

Directed by Don Hertzfeldt
United States, 1998
Animation, Comedy, Short


A balloon wraps itself around a young child’s hand, bringing him higher and higher, much to the child’s delight… but…

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Billy's Balloon Directed by Don Hertzfeldt

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival


San Francisco International Film Festival

1999 | Winner: Film & Video - Animation (Certificate of Merit)

Edinburgh International Film Festival


Slamdance Film Festival

1999 | Winner: Best Dramatic Short (Grand Jury Prize)