Oscar Nominated Shorts: Animation! (2012)

  • Thur Feb 14
  • Fri Feb 15
  • Sat Feb 16
Oscar Nominated Shorts: Animation! (2012)

See all the nominees before the winner is declared at the Academy Awards Ceremony on February 24!

In addition to the Academy Award nominees, this program will feature an additional selection of excellent animated shorts, bringing the running time close to 80 minutes.

Maggie Simpson in “The Longest Daycare”
Director: David Silverman > USA/English > 5 min
Maggie Simpson attends the Ayn Rand Daycare Center, where she finds a caterpillar and faces off against her nemesis.

Adam & Dog
Director: Minkyu Lee > USA/non-dialogue > 16 minutes
A playful dog exploring the newly created world comes upon the first man.

Fresh Guacamole
Director: PES > USA/English > 2 minutes
An unseen cook uses a series of unusual ingredients to prepare a bowl of guacamole.

Head Over Heels
Directors: Timothy Reckart and Fodhla Cronin O’Reilly > UK/English > 11 minutes
The emotional distance between a long-married husband and wife has resulted in an unusual living arrangement.

Director: John Kahrs > USA/English > 7 minutes
A young man working in an office tries desperately to attract the attention of a girl in the building across the street.

website: theoscarshorts.shorts.tv

Digital Projection color
running time
1 hour 20 minutes
release year/country