The Academy has announced that 11 live action short films will advance in the
voting process for the 85th Academy Awards. A tie in the nominations
balloting resulted in 11 films being shortlisted. One hundred
twenty-five pictures had originally qualified in the category.
“A Fábrica (The Factory),” Aly Muritiba, director (Grafo Audiovisual)
“Asad,” Bryan Buckley, director, and Mino Jarjoura, producer (Hungry Man)
“Buzkashi Boys,” Sam French, director, and Ariel Nasr, producer (Afghan Film Project)
“Curfew,” Shawn Christensen, director (Fuzzy Logic Pictures)
“Death of a Shadow (Dood van een Schaduw),” Tom Van Avermaet, director, and Ellen De Waele, producer (Serendipity Films)
“Henry,” Yan England, director (Yan England)
“Kiruna-Kigali,” Goran Kapetanovic, director (Hepp Film AB)
“The Night Shift Belongs to the Stars,” Silvia Bizio and Paola Porrini Bisson, producers (Oh! Pen LLC)
“9meter,” Anders Walther, director, and Tivi Magnusson, producer (M & M Productions A/S)
“Salar,” Nicholas Greene, director, and Julie Buck, producer (Nicholas Greene)
“When you find me,” Ron Howard, executive producer, and Bryce Dallas Howard, director (Freestyle Picture Company)
I’ve seen “When you find me” and it feels like a winner. Bryce Dallas Howard, get your dress ready.
Brasil : A Fabrica
Afghanistan : Buzkashi Boys
Belgium : Death of a Shadow
Canada : Henry
Bosnia : Kriguna-Kigali
Italy : The night shift belongs to the stars
Denmark : 9meter
Bolivia: Salar (Uk)
USA: When you find me
We can say this is a very international set of candidates…
Clearly Bryce and her dad will win.
Can we make this the official thread for all of the short categories?
In animation I hope ‘Maggie Simpson’s Longest Daycare’ wins. It’s a simple, fantastic story.
Here is what I’m predicting.
BEST SHORT LIVE ACTION FILM
Death of a Shadow
The Night Shift Belongs to the Stars
When you find me
BEST SHORT ANIMATED FILM
Head over Heals
Maggie Simpson in The Longest Daycare
I don’t know what to predict in the Documentary category. No finalists?