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Short list of 10 Animated Shorts

Beverly Hills, CA — The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that 10 animated short films will advance in the voting process for the 82nd Academy Awards. Thirty-seven pictures had originally qualified in the category:

  • The Cat Piano, Eddie White and Ari Gibson, directors (The People‚Äôs Republic of Animation)
  • French Roast, Fabrice O. Joubert, director (Pumpkin Factory/Bibo Films)
  • Granny O‚ÄôGrimm‚Äôs Sleeping Beauty, Nicky Phelan, director, and Darragh O‚ÄôConnell, producer (Brown Bag Films)
  • The Kinematograph, Tomek Baginski, director-producer (Platige Image)
  • The Lady and the Reaper (La Dama y la Muerte), Javier Recio Gracia, director (Kandor Graphics and Green Moon)
  • Logorama, Nicolas Schmerkin, producer (Autour de Minuit)
  • A Matter of Loaf and Death, Nick Park, director (Aardman Animations Ltd.)
  • Partly Cloudy, Peter Sohn, director (Pixar Animation Studios)
  • Runaway, Cordell Barker, director (National Film Board of Canada)
  • Variete, Roelof van den Bergh, director (il Luster Productions)

More clips from the shorts after the cut.