Marcel the Shell with Shoes on, dir. Dean Fleischer Camp

For adults
For children
Full-lenght films

Marcel is an adorable 1-inch shell who lives a colorful life with his grandma Connie and their pet Alan. Together they form a small community after being left behind after a mysterious exodus. When an unexpected exposure to fame opens the door to reconnecting with loved ones, Marcel embarks on an emotional journey to reclaim what he thought was lost and discover a family he never knew existed.


- Nomination of the American Academy Award- Oscars in the category: Best Animated Feature Film, Los Angeles, 2023, USA;
- Alliance of Women Film Journalists Award, New York, 2023, USA;
- Annie Awards - International Society of Animated Filmmakers in the categories: Best Independent Animated Feature, Outstanding Achievement in Voice Acting in an Animated Feature, Outstanding Achievement in Writing for an Animated Feature, Los Angeles, 2023, USA;
- Austin Film Critics Association Award, 2023, USA;
- Chicago Indie Critics Awards, 2023, USA;
- GALECA Award: LGBTQ Entertainment Critics Association, 2023, USA;
- Heartland International Film Festival Award, 2023, Indianapolis, USA;
- Hollywood Critics Association Award, 2023;
- Indiana Film Journalists Association, 2023, USA;
- Iowa Film Critics Awards, 2023, USA;
- Kansas City Film Critics Circle Awards, 2023, USA;
- Latino Entertainment Journalists Association Film Awards, 2023;
- Satellite Award, International Press Academy, 2023;
- Seattle Film Critics Association, 2023, USA;
- The Society of Film Critics in St. Louis, 2022, USA;
- Utah Film Critics Association Awards, 2022;
- Washington Film Critics Association Awards, 2022, USA;
- National Board of Review Award, 2022, USA;
- New York Film Critics Circle Awards, 2022, USA;
- Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Saturn Award, Los Angeles, 2022, USA;
- North Carolina Film Critics Association, 2022, USA;
- North Texas Film Critics Association, USA; Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards, 2022, USA;


- Golden Globes, 2023;
- La Roche-sur-Yon International Film Festival, Vendée, 2022, France;
- SXSW Film Festival, 2022, USA;
- British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA), 2023, London, UK;

Dean Fleischer Camp

Dean Fleischer Camp is the award-winning filmmaker, designer, and New York Times-best- selling author who co-created viral sensation Marcel the Shell with Shoes On. Since appearing on Filmmaker Magazine’s 25 New Faces of Independent Film in 2011, Camp’s work has been profiled in virtually every major American media outlet. In 2018, his first feature „Fraud” was described as a “brilliantly provocative” (Filmmaker) and “exhilarating” (Sight+Sound) “masterwork” (Documentary Magazine) that “pushes the boundaries of documentary” (Variety). Camp has directed for Comedy Central, HBO, TBS, Adult Swim and Disney Interactive. Commercial clients include Pop-Tarts, Clearasil, Dixie, Atlassian, Shopify, and many others.


2019 – The Bible (short, comedy, television)

2018 – Fraud (documentary)

2016 – David (comedy, TV mini-series)

2016 - Hospital Head Doctor (short, comedy)

2015 - Stray Day (comedy, TV mini-series)

2015 - Better. Dumber. Faster. with Kurt Braunohler (TV Special)

2014 – Rubberhead (comedy, TV)

2014 – Catherine (short, drama, romance)

2013 – We do not belong (short film, music)

2012 – Smile (documentary, short)