The 2021 Oscar Shortlists for the 93rd edition of the Academy Awards have been released. We are, as usual, only listing those concerning short films of all genres.

Documentary Short Subject

  • Abortion Helpline, This Is Lisa by Barbara Attie, Mike Attie
  • Call Center Blues by Geeta Gandbhir
  • Colette by Anthony Giacchino
  • A Concerto Is a Conversation by Kris Bowers, Ben Proudfoot
  • Do Not Split by Anders Hammer
  • Hunger Ward by Skye Fitzgerald
  • Hysterical Girl by Kate Novack
  • A Love Song for Latasha by Sophia Nahli Allison
  • The Speed Cubers by Sue Kim
  • What Would Sophia Loren Do? by Ross Kauffman

Animated Short Film

  • Burrow by Madeline Sharafian
  • Genius Loci by Adrien Mérigeau
  • If Anything Happens I Love You by Michael Govier, Will McCormack
  • Kapaemahu by Dean Hamer, Joe Wilson
  • Opera by Erick Oh
  • Out by Steven Clay Hunter
  • The Snail and the Whale by Max Lang, Daniel Snaddon
  • To Gerard by Taylor Meacham
  • Traces by Hugo Frassetto, Sophie Tavert
  • Yes-People by Gísli Darri Halldórsson

Live Action Short Film

  • Bittu by Karishma Dube
  • Da Yie by Anthony Nti
  • Feeling Through by Doug Roland
  • The Human Voice by Pedro Almodóvar
  • The Kicksled Choir by Torfinn Iversen
  • The Letter Room by Elvira Lind
  • The Present by Farah Nabulsi
  • Two Distant Strangers by Travon Free, Martin Desmond Roe
  • The Van by Erenik Beqiri
  • White Eye by Tomer Shushan