From 33 titles, AMPAS has narrowed the list down to 10 films that will advance in the voting process for Best Animated Short. (thanks Kevin K.)
- ‚ÄúThe Cow Who Wanted to Be a Hamburger,‚Äù Bill Plympton, director (Bill Plympton Studio)
- ‚ÄúCoyote Falls,‚Äù Matthew O‚ÄôCallaghan, director and Sam Register, executive producer (Warner Bros. Animation Inc.)
- ‚ÄúDay & Night,‚Äù Teddy Newton, director (Pixar Animation Studios)
- ‚ÄúThe Gruffalo,‚Äù Jakob Schuh and Max Lang, directors (Magic Light Pictures)
- ‚ÄúLet‚Äôs Pollute,‚Äù Geefwee Boedoe, story-design-animation (Geefwee Boedoe)
- ‚ÄúThe Lost Thing,‚Äù Shaun Tan and Andrew Ruhemann, directors (Passion Pictures Australia)
- ‚ÄúMadagascar, Carnet de Voyage (Madagascar, a Journey Diary),‚Äù Bastien Dubois, director (Sacrebleu Productions)
- ‚ÄúSensology,‚Äù Michel Gagne, director-producer (GAGNE International LLC)
- ‚ÄúThe Silence beneath the Bark,‚Äù Joanna Lurie, director (Lardux Films)
- ‚ÄúUrs,‚Äù Moritz Mayerhofer, director (Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg)
The Short Films and Feature Animation Branch Reviewing Committee viewed all the eligible entries for the preliminary round of voting in 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 January 2011.