Oscar Shorts: Animation

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AFFAIRS OF THE ART
Director: Joanna Quinn
Producer: Les Mills
Cast: Menna Trussler, Brendan Charleson, Joanna Quinn, Mali Ann Rees
UK/Canada, 16 min

With AFFAIRS OF THE ART, director Joanna Quinn and producer/screenwriter Les Mills continue the series of beloved, hilarious and award-winning animated UK films starring Beryl, a 59-year-old factory worker who’s obsessed with drawing and determined to become a hyper-futurist artiste.

BESTIA
Director: Hugo Covarrubias
Producer: Tevo Díaz
Chile, 16 min

Inspired by real events, BESTIA enters the life of a secret police agent in the military dictatorship in Chile. The relationship with her dog, her body, her fears and frustrations, reveal a macabre fracture in her mind and a country.

BOXBALLET
Director: Anton Dyakov
Producers: Aleksandr Boyarskiy, Sergey Selyanov
Russia, 15 min

Delicate ballerina Olya meets Evgeny, a rough boxer who personifies “strong but silent.” With very different lives and worldviews, will they be brave enough to embrace their feelings? Can two fragile souls hang on to each other despite the world’s cruelty?

ROBIN ROBIN
Directors: Dan Ojari, Mikey Please
Producer: Helen Argo
Cast: Bronte Carmichael, Richard E. Grant, Gillian Anderson
UK, 31 min

ROBIN ROBIN, an Aardman Production, is the tale of a small bird with a very big heart. After a shaky nativity of her own – her unhatched egg falls out of the nest and into a rubbish dumpster – she comes out of her shell, in more ways than one, and is adopted by a loving family of mice burglars.

THE WINDSHIELD WIPER
Director: Alberto Mielgo
Producers: Alberto Mielgo, Leo Sanchez Barbosa
Cast: Eboni Adams, Andrew Calder, Fanny Rosen, Anca Tiribeja
Spain, 15 min

Inside a cafe, while smoking a whole pack of cigarettes, a man poses an ambitious question: “What is Love?” A collection of vignettes and situations will lead the man to the desired conclusion.

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