Rubio's short ‘Float’ nominated for the Peabody Award

Rubio’s short ‘Float’ nominated for the Peabody Award

/ 06:25 AM May 15, 2020

Pixar’s “Float” is up for a Peabody Award. PIXAR

ATHENS, Georgia — “Float,” the short film directed and written by Filipino American Bobby Rubio, has been nominated for the Peabody Award in the Entertainment category.

Disney+ Original Pixar Sparkshort “Float” is competing with huge nominee hits such as “Chernobyl,” “Fleabag,” “Stranger Things,” “Watchman” and many more.


“Float” tells of a young son’s ability to fly and the choice his father must make.

The Peabody Awards represent the most compelling and empowering stories released in broadcasting and digital media during 2019.


The nominees were chosen by unanimous vote of 19 jurors from nearly 1,300 entries from television, radio/podcasts and the web in entertainment, news, documentary, children’s and public service programming.

The Peabody Awards are based at the Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Georgia.

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