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Ten Animated Shorts Shortlisted for Oscar

Indiewire By Indiewire | Indiewire November 9, 2012 at 3:34PM

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced the ten films shortlisted for the Best Animated Short category at the 85th Annual Oscars. The list comes from a longer list of eligible shorts. Members of the Short Films and Feature Animation Branch Reviewing Committees viewed all eligible films, and came up with the following ten finalists for a nomination. The list will be reduced to three to five nominees after screenings in Los Angeles, New York and San Francisco.
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A still from Michaela Pavlátová's erotic public transportation animated short, "Tram."
A still from Michaela Pavlátová's erotic public transportation animated short, "Tram."

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced the ten films shortlisted for the Best Animated Short category at the 85th Annual Oscars.  The list comes from a longer list of eligible shorts.  Members of the Short Films and Feature Animation Branch Reviewing Committees viewed all eligible films, and came up with the following ten finalists for a nomination.  The list will be reduced to three to five nominees after screenings in Los Angeles, New York and San Francisco.

"Adam and Dog," Minkyu Lee, director (Lodge Films)

"Combustible," Katsuhiro Otomo, director (Sunrise Inc.)

"Dripped," Léo Verrier, director (ChezEddy)

"The Eagleman Stag," Mikey Please, director, and Benedict Please, music scores and sound design (Royal College of Art)

"The Fall of the House of Usher," Raul Garcia, director, and Stephan Roelants, producer (Melusine Productions, R&R Communications Inc., Les Armateurs, The Big Farm)

"Fresh Guacamole," PES, director (PES)

"Head over Heels," Timothy Reckart, director, and Fodhla Cronin O’Reilly, producer (National Film and Television School)

"Maggie Simpson in “The Longest Daycare”," David Silverman, director (Gracie Films)

"Paperman," John Kahrs, director (Disney Animation Studios)

"Tram," Michaela Pavlátová, director, and Ron Dyens, producer (Sacrebleu Productions)
 

This article is related to: Awards, Academy Awards, Animation