Thursday, 24 November 2016


As per convention, each of Oscar's short film categories has been narrowed down to ten contenders on the shortlists for nominations. Alongside the Documentary Short selection, the Academy has now announced its Live Action Short and Animated Short top tens. Two months today, on the 24th of January, the nominations will finally be revealed! Check out both of the new shortlists below.

Best Live Action Short
Bon Voyage (Joel Jent and Marc Wilkins)
Ennemis Interieurs (Selim Azzazi)
La Femme et le TGV (Timo von Gunten)
Graffiti (Lluis Quilez)
Nocturne in Black (Jimmy Keyrouz)
The Rifle, the Jackal, the Wolf and the Boy (Oualid Mouaness)
Silent Nights (Aske Bang and Kim Magnusson)
Sing (Kristof Deak)
Timecode (Juanjo Gimenez)
The Way of Tea (Matthieu Devillers and Marc Fouchard)

Best Animated Short
Blind Vaysha (Theodore Ushev)
Borrowed Time (Andrew Coats and Lou Hamou-Lhadj)
Happy End (Jan Saska)
The Head Vanishes (Franck Dion)
Inner Workings (Sean Lurie and Leo Matsuda)
Once Upon a Line (Alicja Jasina)
Pear Cider and Cigarettes (Cara Speller and Robert Valley)
Pearl (Patrick Osborne)
Piper (Alan Barillaro and Marc Sondheimer)
Under Your Fingers (Ludivine Berthouloux and Marie-Christine Courtes)