2018 Oscar® Nominated Shorts: Animated Program

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This marks the 13th year of the Oscar® nominated short films theatrical experience. Don't miss the only opportunity to watch the nominated shorts before the 90th Annual Academy Awards® on March 4th, 2018.

SIFF is proud to host 2 of the 3 categories - the Animated and Live-Action Programs - which will be featured and screened separately.


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This year's Oscar® nominated animated short films are:

Dear Basketball 
Glen Keane & Kobe Bryant | USA | 2017 | 5 minutes
On the eve of his retirement from basketball, NBA legend Kobe Bryant describes his love for the game, which began when he was a young child. From his youthful dreams of glory to his 20-year career, Bryant describes how he and basketball have given each other all they have.

Garden Party 
Victor Caire & Gabriel Grapperon | France | 2016 | 7 minutes
A luxurious villa and its grounds have become home to amorous, hungry and accident-prone frogs and toads. While they enjoy the bounties on offer, including caviar and macaroons, the amphibians uncover the whereabouts of the villa's owner.

Dave Mullins & Dana Murray | USA | 2017 | 7 minutes
Lou, the guardian of the lost and found box at an elementary school, tries to teach young bully J.J. that giving to the other kids will make him feel better than stealing from them.

Negative Space 
Max Porter & Ru Kuwahata | France | 2017 | 6 minutes
Even though Sam's father is hardly ever home because he is often away on business trips, he is able to connect with his son by teaching him how to pack a suitcase.

Revolting Rhymes 
Jakob Schuh & Jan Lachauer | United Kingdom | 2016 | 29 minutes
The Wolf from the fairy tale "Little Red Riding Hood" reveals the true and twisted story of his adventures and those of other characters in his world, including Snow White, Cinderella and Jack, the climber of beanstalks.