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Nine European shorts in the running for the Oscar


- The Academy has unveiled the list of 20 films shortlisted for Best Live-Action and Best Animated Short at the upcoming Oscars

Nine European shorts in the running for the Oscar
Bad Hunter by Sahim Omar Kalifa

Seven European productions and co-productions (involving the United Kingdom, France, Belgium, Germany and Austria) are among the ten films pre-selected for next year’s Oscar for Best Live-Action Short Film, whilst two (one French and one British) are among the ten pre-selected for Best Animated Short Film.

The nominations will be announced on 14 January and the 88th Academy Awards ceremony will be held on 28 February 2016. 


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Ave Maria - Basil Khalil (director) and Eric Dupont (producer - Incognito Films) - FR/DE/PS

Bad Hunter - Sahim Omar Kalifa (director) and Dries Phlypo (producer - A Private View) - BE/AE/IQ

Everything Will Be Okay - Patrick Vollrath (director - Filmakademie Wien) - DE/AT

Till Then -Benjamin Wolff (director) - Philippe Brenninkmeyer (producer - avenueROAD Films) - DE/US

Stutterer - Benjamin Cleary (director - Bare Golly Films) - UK

Shok- Jamie Donoughue (director - Eagle Eye Films) - UK/XK/RS

Against the Grain - Gareth Dunnet Alcocer (director) and Pin-Chun Liu (producer - Ochenta y Cinco Films) - US/MX/UK/TW

Day One - Henry Hughes (director - American Film Institute) - US

The Free Man (Zi You Ren) - Quah Boon-Lip (director - Taipei National University Of The Arts) - TW

Winter Light - Julian Higgins (director) and Josh Pence (producer - Innerlight Films and Prelude Pictures) - US


My Home - Phuong Mai Nguyen (director - Papy3D Productions) - FR

Prologue - Richard Williams (director) and Imogen Sutton (producer - Animation Masterclass) - UK

We Can’t Live Without Cosmos - Konstantin Bronzit (director - Melnitsa Animation Studio) - RU

Bear Story- Gabriel Osorio Vargas (director) and Pato Escala (producer - Punkrobot Animation Studio) - CL

Carface - Claude Cloutier (director - National Film Board Of Canada) - CA

If I Was God… - Cordell Barker (director - National Film Board of Canada) - CA

Love In The Time Of March Madness - Melissa Johnson and Robertino Zambrano (directors - High Hip Productions and KAPWA Studioworks) - US

An Object At Rest - Seth Boyden (director - California Institute of the Arts) - US

Sanjay’s Super Team - Sanjay Patel (director) and Nicole Grindle (producer - Pixar Animation Studios) - US

World Of Tomorrow - Don Hertzfeldt (director- Bitter Films) - US

(Translated from French)

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