The short film categories are some of the hardest to predict. These films don’t receive traditional Oscar campaigns, which would act to suss out front-runners. In lieu of that, one must look at general trends, distributors, aesthetic qualities, and word of mouth.
There are 30 short films which are shortlisted for Academy Awards across the three shorts categories—Best Live Action Short, Best Animated Short, and Best Documentary Short Subject. This will be cut in half come January 22nd. Before that happens, let’s take a look at a few of the shorts vying for nomination.
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And, let me tell you, this is a tight race.
- Crisis Hotline: Veterans Press 1 — Ellen Goosenberg Kent, Dana Perry
- Joanna — Aneta Kopacz
- Our Curse — Tomasz Sliwinski, Maciej Slesicki
- The Reaper — Gabriel Serra
- White Earth — Christian Jensen