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2024 Oscar Nominated Shorts: Animated

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For the 19th consecutive year, ShortsTV presents the Oscar-Nominated Short Films.

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, March 10th.

Please note: This program is not recommended for viewers under 13.

2024 Nominated Films: 

Our Uniform - dir. Yegane Moghaddam/Iran/7min/in Faris w/ English Subs

  • An Iranian girl unfolds her school memories on the wrinkles and fabrics of her old uniform.

Letter to a Pig - dir. Tal Kantor/France, Israel/17min/in Hebrew w/ English Subs

  • A Holocaust survivor reads a letter he wrote to the pig who saved his life.

Pachyderme - dir. Stéphanie Clément/France/11min

  • Like every summer, Louise stays at her grandparents in the countryside for a few days during the holidays. It will snow at the height of summer and a monster is going to die

Ninety-Five Senses - dirs. Jared Hess, Jerusha Hess/USA/13min

  • An ode to the body's five senses delivered by a man with little time left to enjoy them.

WAR IS OVER! Inspired by the Music of John and Yoko - dir. Dave Mullins/USA/11min

  • Set in an alternate WWI reality where a senseless war rages on, two soldiers on opposite sides of the conflict play a joyful game of chess. A heroic carrier pigeon delivers the soldiers' chess moves over the battlefield as the fighting escalates.

Additional Animated Shorts: 

I’m Hip - dir. John Musker/USA/4min

  • A self-absorbed cat, in a jazzy song and dance, proudly and comically proclaims his "hipness" to the world. The world is less convinced than he is..

Wild Summons - dirs. Karni Arieli, Saul Freed/UK/14min

  • A natural history fantasy film, following the dramatic lifecycle of the wild salmon in human form.


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