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Watch: Get to Know This Year’s Oscar-Nominated Live Action Short Directors

Watch: Get to Know This Year's Oscar-Nominated Live Action Short Directors

This year’s Oscar-nominated Live Action Shorts feature a range of topics from the madness of family life to culture shock to chance encounters to desiring what we don’t have, but all are are indeed emotional, heartwarming watches.

READ MORE: The Year’s Best Live Action Short Films, Plus Our Pick to Win Oscar

Get a glimpse of all five nominees in the trailer below, followed by individual videos that highlight the films’ directors who provide a bit more insight. All of the nominated shorts are now available on VOD.
Live Action Shorts Trailer

“Aya,” Dirs. Mihal Brezis, Oded Binnun

“Boogaloo and Graham,” Dir. Michael Lennox

“Butter Lamp” (“La Lampe Au Beurre De Yak”), Dir. Hu Wei


“Parvaneh,” Dir. Talkhon Hamzavi

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