In an international effort to help ban animal testing, some of the Academy's finest and the Humane Society International teamed up to make the stop motion animated short film (above), Save Ralph.


Featuring the voice of Academy member Taika Waititi as the titular character, he's joined by a big list of talent including fellow Academy members Olivia Munn and cinematographer Tristan Oliver.

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Andy Gent—best known for his frequent collaborations with Wes Anderson, most recently on the Oscar-nominated Isle of Dogs—served as the Head of Puppetry on the short.

Ricky Gervais, Zac Efron, Tricia Helfer and Pom Klementieff also lent their voices to the project.

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