You will be redirected back to your article in seconds

Oscar narrows animated shorts list

Academy selects 10, will shrink again in December

Having trimmed from the original 56 animated shorts that qualified, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has unveiled the shortlist of 10 pics that will vie for an Oscar.

The films advanced are director Minkyu Li’s “Adam and Dog” (Lodge Films), Katsuhiro Otomo’s “Combustible” (Sunrise), Leo Verrier’s “Dripped” (ChezEddy), Mikey Please’s “The Eagleman Stag” (Royal College of Art), Raul Garcia’s “The Fall of the House of Usher” (Melusine Prods./R&R Communications/Les Armateurs/The Big Farm), Pes’ “Fresh Guacamole” (PES), Timothy Reckhart’s “Head Over Heels” (National Film and Television School), David Silverman’s “Maggie Simpson in ‘The Longest Daycare'” (Gracie Films), John Kahrs’ “Paperman” (Disney Animation) and Michaela Pavlatova’s “Tram” (Sacrebleu Prods.).

The list of 10 will be whittled to three, four or five by the short films and feature animation branch members. Screenings will be held in Los Angeles, New York and San Francisco in December.

Oscar noms are announced Jan. 10. Ceremony takes place Feb. 24 in Hollywood.

More TV

  • Brooklynn Prince

    'Florida Project' Star Cast in Lead Role of Apple's Hilde Lysiak Series

    Having trimmed from the original 56 animated shorts that qualified, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has unveiled the shortlist of 10 pics that will vie for an Oscar. The films advanced are director Minkyu Li’s “Adam and Dog” (Lodge Films), Katsuhiro Otomo’s “Combustible” (Sunrise), Leo Verrier’s “Dripped” (ChezEddy), Mikey Please’s “The Eagleman […]

  • Tom Segura, Christina Pazsitzky

    Tom Segura, Christina Pazsitzky Score Multi-Cam Put Pilot Order at CBS

    Having trimmed from the original 56 animated shorts that qualified, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has unveiled the shortlist of 10 pics that will vie for an Oscar. The films advanced are director Minkyu Li’s “Adam and Dog” (Lodge Films), Katsuhiro Otomo’s “Combustible” (Sunrise), Leo Verrier’s “Dripped” (ChezEddy), Mikey Please’s “The Eagleman […]

  • Erin Cardillo and Richard Keith

    Fox Gives Put Pilot Order to Adoption Drama From 'Life Sentence' Creators

    Having trimmed from the original 56 animated shorts that qualified, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has unveiled the shortlist of 10 pics that will vie for an Oscar. The films advanced are director Minkyu Li’s “Adam and Dog” (Lodge Films), Katsuhiro Otomo’s “Combustible” (Sunrise), Leo Verrier’s “Dripped” (ChezEddy), Mikey Please’s “The Eagleman […]

  • "Diana," starring Ana Rujas

    Inside Content Nabs International Sales Rights to Montreal Festival Player 'Diana'

    Having trimmed from the original 56 animated shorts that qualified, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has unveiled the shortlist of 10 pics that will vie for an Oscar. The films advanced are director Minkyu Li’s “Adam and Dog” (Lodge Films), Katsuhiro Otomo’s “Combustible” (Sunrise), Leo Verrier’s “Dripped” (ChezEddy), Mikey Please’s “The Eagleman […]

  • Stevie Wonder Aretha Franklin

    Stevie Wonder Chokes Up About Visiting Aretha Franklin on Her Deathbed: 'I Thought I Cried My Last Tear'

    Having trimmed from the original 56 animated shorts that qualified, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has unveiled the shortlist of 10 pics that will vie for an Oscar. The films advanced are director Minkyu Li’s “Adam and Dog” (Lodge Films), Katsuhiro Otomo’s “Combustible” (Sunrise), Leo Verrier’s “Dripped” (ChezEddy), Mikey Please’s “The Eagleman […]

  • CBS celebrates the 50th anniversary of

    Listen: Carol Burnett on Her 'Unbelievable' Emmy Nod, 'Ridiculous' Network Notes

    Having trimmed from the original 56 animated shorts that qualified, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has unveiled the shortlist of 10 pics that will vie for an Oscar. The films advanced are director Minkyu Li’s “Adam and Dog” (Lodge Films), Katsuhiro Otomo’s “Combustible” (Sunrise), Leo Verrier’s “Dripped” (ChezEddy), Mikey Please’s “The Eagleman […]

  • 'Watchmen' Ordered to Series at HBO

    'Watchmen' Ordered to Series at HBO

    Having trimmed from the original 56 animated shorts that qualified, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has unveiled the shortlist of 10 pics that will vie for an Oscar. The films advanced are director Minkyu Li’s “Adam and Dog” (Lodge Films), Katsuhiro Otomo’s “Combustible” (Sunrise), Leo Verrier’s “Dripped” (ChezEddy), Mikey Please’s “The Eagleman […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content