On the Academy Awards’ website were published the shortlists for 10 categories, including short docs, animation shorts and live action shorts for the 94th edition of the Oscars.

As 82 animated shorts qualified for the category, 15 were chosen for the shortlist and will be voted by Members of the Short Films and Feature Animation Branch of the Academy to determine the nominees for this 94th edition.

Animated shorts shortlist

  • Affairs of the Art by Joanna Quinn (United Kingdom)
  • Angakusajaujuq: The Shaman’s Apprentice by Zacharias Kunuk (Canada)
  • Bad Seeds (Mauvais herbes) by Claude Cloutier (Canada)
  • Bestia by Hugo Covarrubias (Chile)
  • Boxballet by Anton Dyakov (Russia)
  • Flowing Home (Comme Un Fleuve) by Sandra Desmazières (Canada, France)
  • Mum Is Pouring Rain (Maman Pleut Des Cordes) by Hugo de Faucompret (France)
  • The Musician (Navozande, le musicien) by Reza Riahi (France)
  • Namoo by Erick Oh (South Korea)
  • Only a Child by Simone Giampaolo (Switzerland)
  • Robin Robin by Daniel Ojari, Michael Please (United Kingdom)
  • Souvenir Souvenir by Bastien Dubois (France)
  • Step into the River by Ma Weijia (France)
  • Us Again by Zach Parrish (USA)
  • The Windshield Wiper by Alberto Mielgo (USA, Spain)