This year the Cannes Film Festival will pay tribute to Canadian animator Norman McLaren in their Cannes Classic retrospective series in conjunction with the National Film Board of Canada. Founded by McLaren in 1941, the NFB animation studio in Montreal has put forth a multitude of short animated films over the years, such as "Neighbors," which won the Oscar in 1952 for Best Animted Short and the 1955 short film Palme d'Or winner "Blinkity Blank," both of which will be screened along with 11 other films on Monday, May 22. Variety reports.