Faith Hubley

John Hubley & Faith Hubley – The Tender Game (1958)

Ella Fitzgerald, backed by the Oscar Peterson Trio, sings “Tenderly” as watercolor animation portrays life and love in a big city. Simple and marvelous. Read More »

John Hubley & Faith Hubley – Moonbird (1959)

Two little boys go for a secret nighttime adventure and have an encounter with a MOONBIRD.

This absolutely charming little film is based on the (apparently) unscripted dialogue between two young brothers, Mark & Hampy Hubley. Created & designed by their parents, John & Faith Hubley, the effervescent quality of the conversation is matched by the limited-animation format which takes the simple story into flights of fancy.

Winner of the 1959 Oscar for Best Animated Short. Read More »