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Ten Animated Shorts Advance in 2014 Oscar Race


The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced that 10 animated short films will advance in the voting process for the 87th Academy Awards. Originally, 58 pictures had qualified in the category.

The 10 films are:

The Bigger Picture
Daisy Jacobs, director, and Christopher Hees, producer (National Film and Television School)

Alan Holly, director (And Maps And Plans)

The Dam Keeper
Robert Kondo and Dice Tsutsumi, directors (Tonko House)

Glen Keane, director (Glen Keane Productions & ATAP)

Patrick Osborne, director, and Kristina Reed, producer (Walt Disney Animation Studios)

Bill Plympton, director (Bill Plympton Studio)

Me and My Moulton
Torill Kove, director (Mikrofilm in co-production with the National Film Board of Canada)

The Numberlys
William Joyce and Brandon Oldenburg, directors (Moonbot Studios)

A Single Life
Joris Oprins, director (Job, Joris & Marieke)

Symphony No. 42
Réka Bucsi, director (Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design Budapest)

The Academy’s short films and feature animation branch reviewing committee viewed all the eligible entries for the preliminary round of voting at screenings held in New York and Los Angeles.

Branch members will now select three to five nominees from among the 10 titles on the shortlist. Branch screenings will be held in Los Angeles, London, New York and San Francisco in December

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