The 2021 OSCAR Nominated Short Films

Run Time: 90 min.

For the 16th consecutive year, ShortsTV and Magnolia Pictures present the Oscar-Nominated Short Films, opening on April 2nd. With all three categories offered – Animated, Live Action and Documentary – this is your annual chance to predict the winners (and have the edge in your Oscar pool)! A perennial hit with audiences around the country and the world, don’t miss this year’s selection of shorts. The Academy Awards take place Sunday, April 25th.

ANIMATED SHORTS (Estimated Running Time: 94 minutes)

Burrow – Madeline Sharafian and Michael Capbarat (USA, 6 min.)

Genius Loci – Adrien Mérigeau and Amaury Ovise (France, 16 min.)

If Anything Happens I Love You – Will McCormack and Michael Govier (USA, 12 min.)

Opera – Erick Oh (USA, 9 min.)

Yes-People – Gísli Darri Halldórsson and Arnar Gunnarsson (Iceland, 8 min.)

PLUS A SELECTION OF ADDITIONAL ANIMATED SHORTS (from the shortlist):

The Snail and the Whale (UK/Germany, 26 min.)

Kapaemahu (USA, 7 min.)

To Gerard (USA, 8 min.)

 

LIVE ACTION SHORTS (Estimated Running Time: 125 minutes)

Feeling Through – Doug Roland and Susan Ruzenski (USA, 19 min.)

The Letter Room  Elvira Lind and Sofia Sondervan (USA, 33 min.)

The Present  Farah Nabulsi (Palestine, 25 min.)

Two Distant Strangers  Travon Free and Martin Desmond Roe (USA, 25 min.)

White Eye  Tomer Shushan and Shira Hochman (Israel, 21 min.)

 

DOCUMENTARY SHORTS (to be offered as one program of roughly 118 minutes)

Colette  Anthony Giacchino and Alice Doyard (France/Germany/USA, 24 min.)

A Concerto Is a Conversation – Ben Proudfoot and Kris Bowers (USA, 13 min.)

Do Not Split – Anders Hammer and Charlotte Cook (USA/Norway, 20 min.)

Hunger Ward – Skye Fitzgerald and Michael Scheuerman (USA, 40 min.)

A Love Song for Latasha – Sophia Nahli Allison and Janice Duncan (USA, 18 min.)

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