Short Film (Animated) Oscar Nominations 2021

Short Film (Animated) Oscar Nominations 2021

The Oscars 2021 Short Film (Animated) nominations have been announced! Five films were narrowed down from a shortlist, and are now competing to take home the most prestigious award in film, the Oscar, with the winner revealed when The Oscars airs LIVE SUNDAY APRIL 25 8e|5p on ABC. The nominees for Short Film (Animated) are: BURROW, GENIUS LOCI, IF ANYTHING HAPPENS I LOVE YOU, OPERA and YES-PEOPLE. For all the details, you can read more about the Oscars 2021 Short Film (Animated) nominees below. You can also explore other Oscars 2021 nominees and see the complete Oscars 2021 nominations list right here on


Madeline Sharafian and Michael Capbarat

Film Synopsis
A young rabbit embarks on a journey to dig the burrow of her dreams, despite not having a clue what she's doing. Rather than reveal her imperfections to her neighbors, she digs herself deeper and deeper into trouble. After hitting (bed)rock bottom, she learns that there is no shame in asking for help.

Adrien Mérigeau and Amaury Ovise

Film Synopsis
One night, Reine, a young loner, sees within the urban chaos a mystical oneness that seems alive, like some sort of guide.

Will McCormack and Michael Govier

Film Synopsis
In the aftermath of tragedy, two grieving parents take an emotional journey that reveals the resilience of the human spirit.

Erick Oh

Film Synopsis
The film is designed as an 8K-sized, single-channel animation, which is suitable to be projected on a wall or a large-scale structure. Each section and individual character's activities, which depict human society and history, are intrinsically connected so that viewers can enjoy the entire pyramid in which they appear as one story.

Gísli Darri Halldórsson and Arnar Gunnarsson

Film Synopsis
One morning, an eclectic mix of people face their everyday battles, such as work, school and dish-washing. As the day progresses, their relationships are tested and, ultimately, their capacity to cope.

The 93rd Oscars, produced by Jesse Collins, Stacey Sher and Steven Soderbergh, will be held on Sunday, April 25, 2021 at 8e|5p, and will be televised live on ABC and in more than 225 countries and territories worldwide.

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