The BIG Story is a Cal Arts 1995 film. It is directed both by Tim Watts and David Stoten. First, if you haven't seen the film watch it, along with the pencil test. By the was, The BIG Story was a Oscar Nominee.
The BIG Story
That short, is brilliant; not brilliant just because of the awesome animation, or the incredible puppets, but of the script, the heart of the film. For farther information read the Tim Watts interview on Derrick's website.