Tuesday, November 30, 2010

83rd Academy Awards – Animated Shorts Shortlist

The Academy just released the announcement of the Animated Shorts that will advance in the voting for the final nomination. Thirty-three films had originally qualified in the category and ten were selected, here they are.

The Cow Who Wanted to Be a Hamburger, Bill Plympton, USA
Coyote Falls, Matthew O’Callaghan, USA
Day & Night, Teddy Newton, USA
The Gruffalo, Jakob Schuh and Max Lang, UK
Let’s Pollute, Geefwee Boedoe, USA
The Lost Thing, Shaun Tan and Andrew Ruhemann, Australia and UK
Madagascar, Carnet de Voyage (Madagascar, a Journey Diary), Bastien Dubois, France
Sensology, Michel Gagné, Canada
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Le silence sous l'écorce (The Silence Beneath the Bark), Joanna Lurie, France
Urs, Moritz Mayerhofer, Germany

Some of the above short films are available to watch especially at director’s sites; have to admit that there are some very interesting shorts and say this even when I not fond or care much about animation. To read press release at the Academy official site go here.

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