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2015 Short Film Oscar Nominations

The Noms are here! The Academy has released their full list of the official nominations for the 2015 Oscars, everyone knows about the big pictures, but let’s shed a little light on the short film nominations. Here are the trailers for this year’s nominations for Short Film Animations and Live Action:

— Short Film – Animation Nominees —

The Bigger Picture

by Daisy Jacobs and Christopher Hees

Tensions arise between two brothers as their elderly mother requires more care.

The Dam Keeper

by Robert Kondo and Dice Tsutsumi

A lonely little pig in charge of maintaining the town dam is cruelly bullied by his classmates.
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Feast

by Patrick Osborne and Kristina Reed – Disney Animation

The story of the relationship between a young man and the stray puppy he takes in is told through the food the dog receives.
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Me and My Moulton

by Torill Kove – NFB

Three sisters growing up in an unconventional Norwegian family ask their parents for a bicycle.
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A Single Life

by Joris Oprins

A mysterious vinyl single gives a young woman the power to move back and forth through the years of her life.
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— Short Film – Live Action Nominees —

Aya

by Oded Binnun and Mihal Brezis

A young woman waiting at an airport has an unexpected encounter with an arriving passenger.
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Boogaloo and Graham

by Michael Lennox and Ronan Blaney

Jamesy and Malachy are presented with two baby chicks to raise by their soft-hearted father.

Butter Lamp (La Lampe au Beurre de Yak)

by Hu Wei and Julien Féret

A photographer and his assistant photograph the inhabitants of a remote Tibetan village.

Parvaneh

by Talkhon Hamzavi and Stefan Eichenberger

An Afghan teenager living in a refugee center in Switzerland encounters difficulties wiring money to her family and asks a young Swiss woman for help.
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The Phone Call

by Mat Kirkby and James Lucas

A woman working for a crisis center phone line receives a call from a suicidal older man.


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