10 Animated Shorts Advance in 2013 Oscar Race – movieScope

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced that 10 animated shorts will advance in the voting process for the 86th Academy Awards held on 2 March 2014. Fifty-six pictures had originally qualified in the category.

The 10 films are listed below in alphabetical order by title, with their production companies:

Feral – Daniel Sousa, director, and Dan Golden, music and sound design (Daniel Sousa)
Get a Horse! – Lauren MacMullan, director, and Dorothy McKim, producer (Walt Disney Feature Animation)
Gloria Victoria – Theodore Ushev, director (National Film Board of Canada)
Hollow Land – Uri Kranot and Michelle Kranot, directors (Dansk Tegnefilm, Les Films de l’Arlequin and the National Film Board of Canada)
The Missing Scarf – Eoin Duffy, director, and Jamie Hogan, producer (Belly Creative Inc.)
Mr. Hublot – Laurent Witz, director, and Alexandre Espigares, co-director (Zeilt Productions)
Possessions – Shuhei Morita, director (Sunrise Inc.)
Requiem for Romance – Jonathan Ng, director (Kungfu Romance Productions Inc.)
Room on the Broom – Max Lang and Jan Lachauer, directors (Magic Light Pictures)
Subconscious Password – Chris Landreth, director (National Film Board of Canada with the participation of Seneca College Animation Arts Centre and Copperheart Entertainment)

The 86th Academy Awards nominations will be announced on Thursday, January 16, 2014, at 5:30 a.m. PT in the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater.