Oscar Shorts 2023: Animation

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Please note that some of the nominated animated films include adult-themed content and are not appropriate for all ages.

THE BOY, THE MOLE, THE FOX AND THE HORSE
Directors: Peter Baynton, Charlie Mackesy
Producers: Cara Speller, Matthew Freud, Hannah Minghella and J.J. Abrams
Executive Producers: Jony Ive and Woody Harrelson
UK/ 33 Min

THE BOY, THE MOLE, THE FOX AND THE HORSE is a story of kindness, courage, and hope in traditional hand-drawn animation, following the unlikely friendship of the title characters as as they journey together, in the boy’s search for home.. Based on the book of the same name.

 


THE FLYING SAILOR
Directors: Amanda Forbis, Wendy Tilby
Producer: David Christensen
Canada/ 8 Min

In 1917, two ships collided in the Halifax Harbour, causing the largest accidental explosion in history. Among the tragic stories of the disaster is the remarkable account of a sailor who, blown skyward from the docks, flew a distance of two kilometres before landing uphill, naked and unharmed. THE FLYING SAILOR is a contemplation of his journey.

 


ICE MERCHANTS
Director: João Gonzalez
Producer: Bruno Caetano
Portugal/France/UK/ 15 Min

Every day, a father and his son jump with a parachute from their vertiginous cold house, attached to a cliff, to go to the village on the ground, far away where they sell the ice they produce daily.

 


AN OSTRICH TOLD ME THE WORLD IS FAKE AND I THINK I BELIEVE IT
Director: Lachlan Pendragon
Producer: Griffith Film School
Australia/ 12 Min

When a young telemarketer is confronted by a mysterious talking ostrich, he learns that the universe is stop motion animation. He must put aside his dwindling toaster sales and focus on convincing his colleagues of his terrifying discovery.

 


MY YEAR OF DICKS
Director: Sara Gunnarsdóttir
Writer: Pamela Ribon
Producer: Jeanette Jeanenne, FX PRODUCTIONS
USA/ 26 Min

An imaginative fifteen year-old is stubbornly determined to lose her virginity despite the pathetic pickings in the outskirts of Houston in the early 90’s. Created by Pamela Ribon from her critically-acclaimed memoir.

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