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2017 Short Film Oscar Nominees

Let’s give some love to the 2017 Short Film Oscar Nominees. Who will follow in the steps of last year’s winners S T U T T E R E R and Bear Story? Take a closer look at the nominees and watch these wonderful trailers.

— Short Film – Animation Nominees —

Blind Vaysha

by Theodore Ushev

With one eye that can only see the past and one that can only see the future, a man is tormented by two irreconcilable realities. Blind Vaysha is a vivid and gorgeously crafted 3D fable about living in the present.

Borrowed Time

by Andrew Coats & Lou Hamou-Lhadj

A weathered Sheriff returns to the remains of an accident he has spent a lifetime trying to forget. With each step forward, the memories come flooding back. Faced with his mistake once again, he must find the strength to carry on.

Pear Cider & Cigarettes

by Robert Valley and Cara Speller

Young Sanjay, a first-generation Indian-American, is obsessed with television, cartoons and his superhero action figures. He is reluctant to spend time in daily prayers with his devout Hindu father, but a flight of imagination helps him develop a new perspective that he and his father can both embrace.

Pearl

by Patrick Osborne

Set inside their home, a beloved hatchback, Pearl follows a girl and her dad as they crisscross the country chasing their dreams. It’s a story about the gifts we hand down and their power to carry love. And finding grace in the unlikeliest of places.

Piper

by Alan Barillaro and Marc Sondheimer – Pixar

A hungry sandpiper hatchling discovers that finding food without mom’s help isn’t so easy.

— Short Film – Live Action Nominees —

Ennemis Intérieurs

by Sélim Azzazi

During the 90s, Algerian terrorism reaches France. Two men. Two identities. One battle.

La Femme et Le TGV

by Timo von Gunten and Giacun Caduff

A touching story between a lonely woman and a TGV train driver.

Silent Nights

by Aske Bang and Kim Magnusson
Silent Nights

a warming love story between two people from different worlds and the many obstacles they face in the world including racism.

Sing

by Kristof Deák and Anna Udvardy

Based on a true story, SING follows an award-winning school choir and the new girl in class facing a tough choice: to stand up against a corrupt system – or to fit quietly into it.

Timecode

by Juanjo Giménez

Luna and Diego are the parking lot security guards. Diego does the night shift, and Luna works by day.


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