Ten live-action short films have made the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences’ list of films that will advance in the voting process for the 84th Academy Awards. Some 107 pictures had originally qualified in the category.
These are the 10 films:
— “Je pourrais etre votre grand-mere (I Could Be Your Grandmother),” Bernard Tanguy, director-producer
— “Love at First Sight,” Michael Davies, director, and Sandra Gorel, producer
— “Pentecost,” Peter McDonald, director
— “Raju,” Max Zahle, director, and Stefan Gieren, producer
— “The Road Home,” Rahul Gandotra, director-producer, and Ameenah Ayub, producer
— “The Roar of the Sea,” Ana Rocha Fernandes and Torsten Truscheit, directors
— “Sailcloth,” Elfar Adalsteins, director-producer
— “The Shore,” Terry George, director-producer
— “Time Freak,” Andrew Bowler, director, and Gigi Causey, producer
— “Tuba Atlantic,” Hallvar Witzo, director
The Short Films and Feature Animation Branch Reviewing Committee viewed all the eligible entries for the preliminary round of voting in screenings held in Los Angeles.
Short Films and Feature Animation Branch members will now select three to five nominees from among the 10 titles on the shortlist. Branch screenings will be held in Los Angeles, New York and San Francisco in January.
The 84th Academy Awards nominations will be announced live on Tuesday, Jan. 24 at 5:30 a.m. in the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater.