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Oscar’s Animated Shorts Category Narrowed to 10

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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced that 10 animated short films will advance in the voting process for the 88th Academy Awards, out of 60 that had originally qualified in the category.

Members of the short films and feature animation branch viewed all the eligible entries for the preliminary round of voting.

Branch members will now select five nominees from among the 10 titles on the shortlist.

The 10 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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