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December 3, 2017 at 10:45 pm #1202428708
I know what won’t win – that Olaf short. They are pulling it from theaters due to customer complaints!December 3, 2017 at 10:48 pm #1202428713
Ha! What will win, though?December 4, 2017 at 12:16 am #1202428775
Ha ha 🙂 Not sure yet. The Academy will soon announce the shortlist of shorts that qualify.December 4, 2017 at 11:36 am #1202429265
Ha ha Not sure yet. The Academy will soon announce the shortlist of shorts that qualify.
And that is today.
Here are the 10 finalists:
“Cradle,” Devon Manney, director (University of Southern California)
“Dear Basketball,” Glen Keane, director, and Kobe Bryant, writer (Glen Keane Productions)
“Fox and the Whale,” Robin Joseph, director (Robin Joseph)
“Garden Party,” Victor Caire and Gabriel Grapperon, directors (MOPA)
“In a Heartbeat,” Esteban Bravo and Beth David, directors (Ringling College of Art and Design)
“Life Smartphone,” Chenglin Xie, director (China Central Academy of Fine Arts)
“Lost Property Office,” Daniel Agdag, director, and Liz Kearney, producer (8th in Line)
“Lou,” Dave Mullins, director, and Dana Murray, producer (Pixar Animation Studios)
“Negative Space,” Max Porter and Ru Kuwahata, directors (Ikki Films)
“Revolting Rhymes,” Jakob Schuh and Jan Lachauer, directors (Magic Light Pictures)
(https://deadline.com/2017/12/oscars-animated-short-film-finalists-list-1202219649/)December 4, 2017 at 12:36 pm #1202429310
Shut out or ineligible for Annies: Fox and the Whale, Garden Party, In a Heartbeat, Life Smartphone, Lost Property Office, Lou
Nominated in a “program” category and nothing else: Cradle, Dear Basketball, Negative Space, Revolting Rhymes
Multiple nominations, but not on shortlist: Olaf’s Frozen Adventure
Spin-off to a past nominee and now up for a “program” Annie, but not on the shortlist: Pig: The Dam Keeper Poems
I really thought that this post would be more insightful when I started writing it.December 4, 2017 at 12:51 pm #1202429315
No Don Hertzfeldt. BoooooooDecember 4, 2017 at 2:00 pm #1202429372
Quite a few of these are available to watch online.
“Dear Basketball,” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dUDBqgdE_4c (mostly in frame with an orchestra and John Williams live)
“Fox and the Whale,” https://vimeo.com/237551523
“Garden Party,” Trailer :https://www.shortoftheweek.com/2017/10/23/garden-party/
“In a Heartbeat,” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2REkk9SCRn0
“Life Smartphone,” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6RQ9LOBw0vg
“Lost Property Office,” Trailer: http://lostpropertyoffice.com.au/#trailer
“Lou,” Four minutes of clips from a six minute short: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rl1JZdP5smg
“Negative Space,” Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W9HrvEbH0ic
“Revolting Rhymes,” Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pjOJaiWltYU Clip: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lWYIVjokBGU
The better ones look to be the ones with only the trailer available.
Early guess at the final five:
1. Dear Basketball
2. Garden Party
3. In a Heartbeat
4. Lost Property Office
5. LouDecember 4, 2017 at 2:37 pm #1202429414
Thanks for posting Sagand. I hope everyone watches soon. They often pull these once they get in the Oscar race. So people will pay to see the short compilation in February.December 4, 2017 at 2:59 pm #1202429428
Kobe Bryant, a potential Oscar nominee…I would never have imagined that, not in a million years. But hey, better him as an Oscar nominee than Justin Bieber, that’s for sure.December 5, 2017 at 12:26 am #1202429721
A bif off topic, but does anyone know when will they release the shortlists for the live-action and doc shorts?December 5, 2017 at 12:38 am #1202429726This post was found to be inappropriate by the moderators and has been removed.December 5, 2017 at 12:41 am #1202429728This post was found to be inappropriate by the moderators and has been removed.December 5, 2017 at 1:20 am #1202429762
What about In A Heartbeat, with all the buzz it got this summer? That’s my personal favorite to win.
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