Don't miss this year's Academy Award Nominated Short Films! View the films and cast your own ballot at the Ruth Sokolof Theater, then watch the Oscars on February 24 to see which films take this year’s awards.
See below for this year's Oscar Nominees for Best Animated Short Film and upcoming showtimes.
HEAD OVER HEELS
Directed by Timothy Reckart. UK; 10 min.
After many years of marriage, Walter and Madge have grown apart: he lives on the floor and she lives on the ceiling.
MAGGIE SIMPSON IN ‘THE LONGEST DAYCARE’
Directed by David Silverman. USA; 5 min.
Maggie Simpson spends a day at the Ayn Rand Daycare Center where she is diagnosed at an average intelligence level. Longing to be grouped with the gifted children, Maggie finds her destiny by rescuing a lonely cocoon from Baby Gerald, who is busy smooshing butterflies.
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Directed by John Kahrs. USA; 7 min.
From first-time Director John Kahrs, "Paperman" tells the story of a lonely young man in mid-century New York City, whose destiny takes an unexpected turn after a chance meeting with a beautiful woman on his morning commute. Convinced the girl of his dreams is gone forever, he gets a second chance when he spots her in a skyscraper window across the avenue from his office. With only his heart, imagination and a stack of papers to get her attention, his efforts are no match for what the fates have
in store for him.
Directed by Adam Pesapane (PES). USA; 2 min.
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ADAM AND DOG
Directed by Minkyu Lee. USA; 16 min.
The story about the dog of Eden. What happened in those first days of Creation that made Man and Dog so inseparable? The dog, as he lives through this curious world, encounters a strange creature; a human being named Adam—and with that discovers a new found connection to the world.
The Animated Program will also feature three additional highly commended shorts: ABIOGENESIS, DRIPPED, and THE GRUFFALO'S CHILD.
For this year’s Live-Action Short Nominees, click here.
For this year’s Documentary Short Nominees, click here.
While there is no MPAA rating, we're pleased to say the Animated program is family-friendly.