Shaun Tan Wins Oscar

AussieCon Four Artist GoH Shaun Tan has won the Oscar in the Best Short Film (Animation) category for The Lost Thing, based on his book. (The award is shared with co-director Andrew Ruhemann.)

Tan is the first former Worldcon GoH to win the award in competition. Roger Corman received an Academy Honorary Award from AMPAS in 2009, which is the same Oscar statuette.