10 Animated Shorts Advancing in the Oscars Race

This week, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences not only announced the top 10 live-action shorts moving forward in their voting process for the 89th Academy Awards. They also narrowed down the qualifying animated shorts to a top 10. The final nominees in both categories will be named on January 24th. Congrats to all of the filmmakers! 


The full list of potential animated nominees:


Blind Vaysha, dir by. Theodore Usher

Borrowed Time, dir by. Andrew Coats and Lou Hamou Lhadj

Happy End, dir. by Jan Saska

The Head Vanishes, dir. by Franck Dion

Inner Workings, dir. by Leo Matsuda

Once upon a Line, dir. by Alicia Jasina

Pear Cider and Cigarettes, dir. by Robert Valley

Pearl, dir. by Patrick Osborne

Piper, dir. by Alan Barillaro

Sous Tes Doigts (Under Your Fingers), dir. by Marie-Christine Courtès

Contributing Writer: Sarah Bex Rice


Contributing Writer: Sarah Bex Rice

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