Ten Animated Shorts Move Ahead in 2012 Oscar Race

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Oscar Statuette, Academy Awards

Oscar Stat­uette, Acad­emy Awards

The Acad­emy of Motion Pic­ture Arts and Sci­ences announced Fri­day that 10 ani­mated short films will advance in the vot­ing process for the 85th Acad­emy Awards.

Fifty-six pic­tures had orig­i­nally qual­i­fied in the category.

The 10 films are listed below in alpha­bet­i­cal order by title, with their pro­duc­tion companies:

Adam and Dog, Minkyu Lee, direc­tor (Lodge Films)
Hi No Yôjin (Com­bustible), Kat­suhiro Otomo, direc­tor (Sun­rise Inc.)
Dripped, Léo Ver­rier, direc­tor (ChezEddy)
The Eagle­man Stag, Mikey Please, direc­tor, and Bene­dict Please, music scores and sound design (Royal Col­lege of Art)
The Fall Of The House Of Usher, Raul Gar­cia, direc­tor, and Stephan Roe­lants, pro­ducer (Melu­sine Productions/R&R Com­mu­ni­ca­tions Inc./Les Armateurs/The Big Farm)
Fresh Gua­camole, PES, direc­tor (PES)
Head over Heels, Tim­o­thy Reckart, direc­tor, and Fodhla Cronin O’Reilly, pro­ducer (National Film and Tele­vi­sion School)
Mag­gie Simp­son in “The Longest Day­care, David Sil­ver­man, direc­tor (Gra­cie Films)
Paper­man, John Kahrs, direc­tor (Dis­ney Ani­ma­tion Stu­dios)
Tram, Michaela Pavlá­tová, direc­tor, and Ron Dyens, pro­ducer (Sacre­bleu Productions)

The Short Films and Fea­ture Ani­ma­tion Branch Review­ing Com­mit­tee viewed all the eli­gi­ble entries for the pre­lim­i­nary round of vot­ing at screen­ings held in New York and Los Angeles.

Short Films and Fea­ture Ani­ma­tion Branch mem­bers will now select three to five nom­i­nees from among the 10 titles on the short­list. Branch screen­ings will be held in Los Ange­les, New York and San Fran­cisco in December.

The 85th Acad­emy Awards nom­i­na­tions will be announced live on Thurs­day, Jan­u­ary 10 at 5:30 a.m. PT in the Academy’s Samuel Gold­wyn Theater.

Acad­emy Awards for out­stand­ing film achieve­ments of 2012 will be pre­sented on Sun­day, Feb­ru­ary 24 at the Dolby The­atre at Hol­ly­wood & High­land Cen­ter, and tele­vised live on ABC. The Oscar pre­sen­ta­tion also will be tele­vised live in more than 225 coun­tries worldwide.

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