Award of Merit – Schoolhouse Stink (USA)

Title: Schoolhouse Stink
Runtime: 3 min
Country: USA 
Director: Taylore Neste
Placement: Award of Merit
Competition: September, 2022

Synopsis: Kevin Donahue is a pug that is mistaken to be an incoming 2nd grade student. To avoid having to pay truancy fines, his mom sends him to school in a T shirt and a propellor hat to fool the others into thinking he’s really a kid. Everyone falls for it except Mason, who bullies Kevin into biting him on the playground. Worried about being found out, Kevin studies as hard as he can to become top student and make it to the end of the day without being found out.