Although they represent a wide range of visual styles and media, the 10 films shortlisted for the Oscar for animated short include a broad spectrum of European and Asian styles, as well as one…
Winning an Oscar for animated short -- or even earning a nomination -- can lead to a career in features.
This year, the nominees offer a more diverse array of frame-by-frame techniques than the features category, which is divided between stop-motion and CG films, all of them in 3D.
This year marks the 80th anniversary of the Oscar for animated short film: The first honoree was Walt Disney's Silly Symphony "Flowers and Trees," the first animated film made with the three-strip…
Although all five of this year's toon short nominees are primarily computer animated, the filmmakers each use the medium in distinctly imaginative and innovative ways.