My Predications for the Nominations for Best Short Film categories for the 84th Academy Awards

by adog1990 | created - 17 Sep 2011 | updated - 20 Nov 2011 | Public

Here is what I think which short films will get nominated for their categories at the 84th Academy Awards. I also change my mind about the Best Short Film categories (also what I said in Part 4 of the final contenders for the 84th Academy Awards), they need to stay in the Academy and I might know where to find them on IMDb.

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1. The Barber of Birmingham: Foot Soldier of the Civil Rights Movement (2011)

25 min | Documentary, Short, History

The film features 85-year-old Mr. Armstrong, an African American barber in Birmingham, Alabama, as he experiences the manifestation of an unimaginable dream: the election of the first ... See full summary »

Directors: Gail Dolgin, Robin Fryday | Star: James Armstrong

Votes: 64

Best Documentary Short Film

2. In Tahrir Square: 18 Days of Egypt's Unfinished Revolution (2012)

TV-14 | 36 min | Documentary, Short, Adventure

Shot in the center of Egypt's Tahrir Square from the beginning of the battles to the climax of the celebration, 'In Tahrir Square - 18 Days of Egypt's Unfinished Revolution' helps audiences... See full summary »

Directors: Jon Alpert, Matthew O'Neill | Stars: Mohamed Abdel Koddous, Sharif Abdel Kouddous, Hosni Mubarak

Votes: 103

Best Documentary Short Film

3. Incident in New Baghdad (2011)

22 min | Documentary, Short, Biography

U.S. Army veteran Ethan McCord recounts his life-changing experiences at the scene of one of the most notorious events of the Iraq War: the slaying of two Reuters journalists, along with a ... See full summary »

Director: James Spione | Star: Ethan McCord

Votes: 68

Best Documentary Short Film

4. Pipe Dreams (II) (2011)

39 min | Documentary, Short, Drama

Across the heartland of America, farmers and landowners are fighting to protect their land, their water, and their livelihood in what has become the most controversial environmental battle ... See full summary »

Director: Leslie Iwerks

Votes: 5

Best Documentary Short Film

5. The Tsunami and the Cherry Blossom (2011)

39 min | Documentary, Short

Survivors in the areas hardest hit by Japan's recent tsunami find the courage to revive and rebuild as cherry blossom season begins.

Director: Lucy Walker

Votes: 287

Best Documentary Short Film

6. 3 Hours (2010)

15 min | Short, Action, Drama

A dramatic recreation of an incident in Baghdad in 2007, when random militants massacred nine children. This caused the mixed Sunni/Shia community to blame each other in a tragic cycle of ... See full summary »

Director: Regan Hall | Stars: Diana Adel, Abdullah Amer, Naseem Baha, Rafat Basel

Votes: 21

Best Live Action Short Film

7. A Viagem (2011)

Not Rated | 19 min | Short, Drama

Antonio decides to break free of his mundane existence and rents a silver convertible to take his wife on a dream vacation. Everything seems perfect. Except he doesn't know the way.

Director: Simão Cayatte | Stars: Margarida Carpinteiro, Orlando Costa, José Eduardo, Cândido Ferreira

Votes: 28

Best Live Action Short Film

8. Loose Change (I) (2011)

6 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

A Brooklyn tenant is in for a big surprise when his senile landlord finally remembers him.

Director: Philip Botti | Stars: Annie Basulto, Madeline DeFerrari, Carmine Famiglietti, Graciela Lecube

Votes: 5

Best Live Action Short Film

9. Miyuki no fuurin (2011)

20 min | Short, Drama, Family

Against her will, Miyuki must leave Tokyo and take her two young half-brothers to the country home of their quirky grandmother, but when they arrive she will discover that she had to leave her home in order to find it.

Director: Ken Ochiai | Stars: Teruko Hanahara, Takuya Ishida, Erina Mano

Votes: 278

Best Live Action Short Film

10. North Atlantic (2010)

15 min | Short, Drama

An isolated air traffic controller in a small island of the Azores archipelago is contacted by a lone pilot cut helplessly adrift over the North Atlantic.

Director: Bernardo Nascimento | Stars: Clive Russell, Baltazar, Grant Masters, Guilherme Mendonça

Votes: 302

Best Live Action Short Film

11. The Ballad of Nessie (2011)

G | 5 min | Animation, Short, Adventure

A humorous animated poem of how a gentle displaced Scottish monster created Loch Ness.

Directors: Kevin Deters, Stevie Wermers | Stars: Billy Connolly, Kevin Deters

Votes: 1,292

Best Animated Short Film

12. The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore (2011)

TV-G | 15 min | Animation, Short, Adventure

After a hurricane levels his city, a young man wanders into a mysterious library where books literally come to life.

Directors: William Joyce, Brandon Oldenburg

Votes: 5,012

Best Animated Short Film

13. La Luna (2011)

G | 7 min | Animation, Short, Family

A young boy helps his father and grandfather harvest stars from the moon.

Director: Enrico Casarosa | Stars: Tony Fucile, Krista Sheffler, Phil Sheridan

Votes: 10,870

Best Animated Short Film

14. Switez (2011)

PG | 21 min | Animation, Short, Adventure

The animated film The Lost Town of Switez is based on the 19th-century epic poem by Poland's greatest writer, Adam Mickiewicz, about a ghostly town deluged after a bloody massacre in ... See full summary »

Director: Kamil Polak

Votes: 90

Best Animated Short

15. My Hometown (II) (2011)

7 min | Animation, Short, Drama

In 2009, Yoko Ono wrote the timeless message of Home, Hope, Faith and Love. With powerful, instructional prose such as: 'Do you know where your Hometown is? Your Hometown is a place you ... See full summary »

Directors: Jerry Levitan, Terry Tompkins | Star: Yoko Ono

Votes: 6

Best Animated Short

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