If you never saw this...

In celebration of the upcoming Oscars and numerous other award shows, here's a reminder as to why you should respect the technical awards as much as the non-technical awards.

Ryan is an Oscar-winning animated documentary about the influential Canadian animator Ryan Larkin. Larkin now lives on skid row following years of drug and alcohol abuse.

The film animates an actual interview with Larkin, conducted by the film's director, Chris Landreth.

Ryan won the 2004 Academy Award for Best Animated Short, and the 25th Genie Award for Best Animated Short. The film was also very well received at the Cannes, Venice, Sundance and Toronto film festivals.

Below is the entire short in two parts:

C'mon people, it's only a dollar.