List of Oscar® 2013 qualifying Animated Short Films

This is the list of the short film that have had the qualification to compete for the Best Animated Short Film at the 85th Academy Awards.


1)*Paperman* (winner)
2) Adam and Dog
3) Head Over Heels
4) Fresh Guacamole
5) The Simpson: The Longest Daycare


Note: not all of these short films will be submitted to the Academy. This list was filled out with the films that have won an award for qualification in the festival circuit of the Oscars or that are commercially released in theaters.
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1.
Paperman (2012 Short Film)
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After meeting the gal of his dreams on a commuter train, an office worker uses a fleet of paper airplanes to get her attention after spying her again in a skyscraper window. (7 mins.)
Director: John Kahrs
 
2.
Adam and Dog (2012 Short Film)
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Adam, and a dog, in the Garden of Eden. (16 mins.)
Director: Minkyu Lee
 
3.
Head Over Heels (2012 Short Film)
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Walter and Madge have grown apart: he lives on the floor and she lives on the ceiling. When Walter tries to reignite their old romance, the couple must face their equilibrium. (11 mins.)
Director: Timothy Reckart
 
4.
Fresh Guacamole (2012 Short Film)
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Transforming familiar objects into fresh guacamole. (2 mins.)
Director: PES
 
5.
The Longest Daycare (2012 Short Film)
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Maggie Simpson spends the day in the Ayn Rand School for Tots. (5 mins.)
Director: David Silverman
 
6.
The Eagleman Stag (2010 Short Film)
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If you repeat the word 'fly' for long enough it sounds like you are saying 'life'. This is of no help to Peter. His answers lie in the brain of the beetle. (9 mins.)
Director: Michael Please
 
7.
Tram (2012 Short Film)
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It's the humdrum daily routine for Tram's conductress. As every morning, men get on the tram to go to work... (7 mins.)
 
8.
Dripped (2011 Short Film)
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Jack is a strange character. He steals paintings from museums to eat them. He feeds himself with the artistic process of the painter. But one day, the museums are closed and he will have to paint by himself to survive. (9 mins.)
Director: Léo Verrier
 
9.
Romance (2011 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
While on an airplane, a traveller's spirit plunges into a dream world. Here, under the influence of the unknown... (7 mins.)
 
10.
The Missing Key (2011 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
In a gloriously imagined 1920s world inhabited by people who have gramophones for heads, young composer... (30 mins.)
Director: Jonathan Nix
 
11.
The Storyteller (2011 Short Film)
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7 year old Nirmala attempts to grapple with the demons of her grandfather's dementia when he forgets the details of her favorite story... (11 mins.)
Director: Nandita Jain
 
12.
The Pub (2012 Short Film)
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Kemi lives and works in the murky slipstream of a North London pub. As the booze flows the line between who belongs behind and in front of the bar becomes increasingly blurred. (8 mins.)
Director: Joseph Pierce
 
13.
Eyrie (2011 Short Film)
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A young shepherd boy in the American West must learn to defend his dwindling flock from a ravenous eagle . (4 mins.)
Director: David Wolter
 
14.
The Maker (2011 Short Film)
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A strange creature races against time to make the most important and beautiful creation of his life. (6 mins.)
 
15.
Notes on: Biology (2011 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
An animated account of an organism adapting to its environment. (6 mins.)
 
16.
Daffy's Rhapsody (2012 Short Film)
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When Daffy Duck tries to express his life about being constantly hunted down through a performance, Elmer Fudd can't help but use this as an opportunity to finally successfully hunt Daffy. (4 mins.)
 
17.
Zergut (2011 Short Film)
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Within a refrigerator, a battle ensues as moldy, decaying foods forgotten in the depths of the back... (6 mins.)
 
18.
Venus (2010 Short Film)
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An erotic comedy in claymation. (9 mins.)
Director: Tor Fruergaard
 
19.
Dell'ammazzare il maiale (2011 Short Film)
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(6 mins.)
Director: Simone Massi
 
20.
Wiggle Room (2011 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Stop-Motion Animation film about what happens around the house when you're not there. (8 mins.)