For the Birds is a 2000 computer animated short film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and directed by Ralph Eggleston. It won the Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film in 2001. It premiered on June 5, 2000, at the Annecy International Animated Film Festival in France, and was shown alongside the theatrical release of the 2001 Disney/Pixar feature film Monsters, Inc. It is also available on home video versions of the film. In 2012, the short was Re-rendered into 3D and it was theatrically re-released alongside the 3D re-release of Monsters, Inc. The short was also released in 3D on Monsters, Inc. Blu-ray 3D on February 19, 2013.