Oscar Shorts 2024: Live Action

Oscar Shorts 2024

2023 | 133 min.

February 16 - March 14, 2024

For the 19th consecutive year, Shorts HD and Magnolia Pictures present the Oscar-Nominated Short Films, opening on February 16th. With all three categories offered—Animated, Live Action, and Documentary—this is your annual chance to predict the winners (and have the edge in your Oscar pool)! A perennial hit with audiences around the country and the world, don’t miss this year’s selection of shorts. The Academy Awards take place Sunday, March 10.

  • Year: 2023
  • Running Time: 133 min.


The After

The After

Director: Misan Harriman, 18 min., UK (in English)

The After is a powerful and affecting story that follows Dayo (Oyelowo), a Londoner who has to reconnect with himself and society after witnessing a devastating random attack in the capital.

Red White and Blue

Red, White and Blue

Director: Nazrin Choudhury, 23 min., USA (in English)

Rachel (Brittany Snow) is a single parent living paycheck to paycheck. When an unexpected pregnancy threatens to unravel her already precarious position, she’s forced to cross state lines in search of an abortion. As Rachel contemplates the series of events that necessitated this journey and the obstacles placed in her path, we learn a heartbreaking truth that means her life will never be the same again.

Knight of Fortune

Knight of Fortune

Director: Lasse Lyskjær Noer, 25 min., Denmark (in Swedish/Danish)



Director: Vincent René-Lortie, 29 min., Canada (in French)

Inspired by a true story, Invincible recounts the last 48 hours in the life of Marc-Antoine Bernier, a 14-year-old boy on a desperate quest for freedom.

The Wonderful World of Henry Sugar

The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar

Director: Wes Anderson, 37 min., US/UK (in English)

A beloved Roald Dahl story about a rich man who learns about a guru who can see without using his eyes and then sets out to master the skill in order to cheat at gambling.