Oscar® 2016 Qualifying Animated Short Filmsby giufra9396-697-618637 | created - 25 Nov 2015 | updated - 25 Nov 2015 | Public
The list of the 60 animated short films that was in race for the 2016 Oscar as best animated short film.
The shortlisted films are: -Bear Story (Historia De Un Oso) Gabriel Osorio, director, and Pato Escala, producer (Punkrobot Animation Studio)
-Carface (Autos Portraits) Claude Cloutier, director (National Film Board of Canada)
-If I Was God… Cordell Barker, director (National Film Board of Canada)
-Love in the Time of March Madness Melissa Johnson and Robertino Zambrano, directors (High Hip Productions and KAPWA Studioworks)
-My Home Phuong Mai Nguyen, director (Papy3D Productions)
-An Object at Rest Seth Boyden, director (California Institute of the Arts)
-Prologue Richard Williams, director, and Imogen Sutton, producer (Animation Masterclass)
-Sanjay’s Super Team Sanjay Patel, director, and Nicole Grindle, producer (Pixar Animation Studios)
-We Can’t Live without Cosmos Konstantin Bronzit, director (Melnitsa Animation Studio)
-World of Tomorrow Don Hertzfeldt, director (Bitter Films)
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1. Bear Story (2014)
G | 11 min | Animation, Short, Adventure
An old, lonesome bear tells the story of his life through a mechanical diorama.
Director: Gabriel Osorio Vargas
The official website: http://www.punkrobot.cl/
2. Love in the Time of March Madness (2014)
9 min | Documentary, Animation, Short
Melissa Johnson hit 6'4'' tall in 8th grade. Although this made her an instant basketball star, LOVE IN THE TIME OF MARCH MADNESS explores her hilarious and awkward true-life misadventures ... See full summary »
The trailer: https://vimeo.com/89993508
4. An Object at Rest (2015)
6 min | Animation, Short, Adventure
The story of a rock facing its greatest adversary: human civilization.
Watch the full short: https://vimeo.com/126177413
5. Prologue (2015)
6 min | Animation, Short
Taking place 2,400 years in the past, Prologue depicts a brutal battle between two teams of Spartan and Athenian warriors.
Director: Richard Williams
An interview with Richard Williams: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G78qA9oreNE
6. Sanjay's Super Team (2015)
PG | 7 min | Animation, Short, Action
Sanjay loves cartoons and comics, while his father tries to draw him into his Hindu traditions. Reluctance turns into awe-inspiring adventure as the boy embarks on an amazing journey, returning with a new perspective they can both embrace.
8. World of Tomorrow (2015)
G | 17 min | Animation, Short, Comedy
A little girl is taken on a mind-bending tour of her distant future.
9. Voodoo Love Story (2015)
6 min | Animation, Short, Fantasy
A voodoo teddy bear falls in love with a female voodoo doll.
Director: Giuseppe Rossi
Official website: www.giusepperossifilms.com
13. German Shepherd (2014)
10 min | Documentary, Animation, Short
As a Jew growing up in Baltimore, he learned to fear the German people. Through recurring travels to Berlin, he now initiated his own reconciliation project. This animated film, posing the ... See full summary »
14. Juan and the Cloud (2014)
14 min | Animation, Short, Comedy
Juan is a child who doesn t have any friends. La Nube is a cloud who doesn t have any cloud friends. They find each other and become friends. However, Juan grows up and gets lost in the grey adult world.
15. Pineapple Calamari (2014)
9 min | Animation, Short, Comedy
Pineapple Calamari dreams of being a horse racing champion. He lives with two inseparable women who share a very special connection. But when tragedy befalls this happy family, their social dynamic takes a drastic turn to the unexpected.
Director: Kasia Nalewajka
16. Storm Hits Jacket (2014)
14 min | Animation, Short, Action
A storm reaches the shores of Brittany. Natures drives crazy, two young scientists get caught up in the chaos. Espionage, romantic tensions and mysterious events clash with enthusiasm and randomness.
17. Zoe (I) (2015)
12 min | Short, Drama
In a world that barley survived itself, the encounter of two unsuspecting strangers, restores the meaning behind survival of the fittest. How far are you willing to go to survive in a world that is barely existent?
19. Grace Under Water (2014)
9 min | Animation, Short, Drama
Lou is losing the cold war with her stubborn and enigmatic stepdaughter Grace when an unexpected challenge arises from the depths of a warm, dreamy afternoon at the local pool.
20. (Otto) (2015)
10 min | Animation, Short
A woman who can't have children steals the imaginary friend of a little girl and keeps this a secret from her husband. While the woman enjoys life with her imaginary child the gap between ... See full summary »
22. Limbo Limbo Travel (2015)
16 min | Animation, Short, Adventure
In a country where men seem more interested in their electronic gadgets than their peers, a group of lonely and disillusioned women take the Limbo Limbo bus. Off to a far exotic country, they hope to find the so expected happiness.
23. Chiaroscuro (II) (2015)
8 min | Animation, Short, Action
In a desolate place, a discovery by a mysterious entity sets in motion a chase through abstract space. As two organisms fight for the light amidst the darkness, their story reveals the always volatile nature of power.
Director: Daniel Drummond
25. La ballata dei senzatetto (2015)
9 min | Animation, Short, Drama
The Ballad of homeless is a poetic and surreal journey into the lands devastated by the earthquake in Emilia Romagna (2012), through the eyes of a child and his friends, a snail.
32. Soar (2014)
7 min | Animation, Short, Adventure
A precocious young girl makes a new friend when a tiny boy pilot drops out of the sky on a broken flying machine. Now she must race against time to return him home, before her new friend becomes stranded on Earth forever.