Oscars: 10 Live-Action Shorts Advance in 2016 Race

Kristopher Tapley
Variety

In addition to the animated shorts, the Academy has also announced this year’s advancing live-action shorts.

They are:

“Bon Voyage,” Marc Wilkins, director, and Joël Jent, producer (Dschoint Ventschr Filmproduction)
“Ennemis Intérieurs,” Sélim Azzazi, director (Qualia Films)
“Graffiti,” Lluis Quilez, director (Participant Media, Euphoria Productions and Ainur Films)
“La Femme et le TGV,” Timo von Gunten, director (arbel gmbh)
“Nocturne in Black,” Jimmy Keyrouz, director (Columbia University)
“The Rifle, the Jackal, the Wolf and the Boy,” Oualid Mouaness, director (Tricycle Logic)
“Silent Nights,” Aske Bang, director, and Kim Magnusson, producer (M & M Productions)
“Sing (Mindenki),” Kristof Deák, director (Meteor Filmstudio)
“Timecode,” Juanjo Giménez, director (Nadir Films)
“The Way of Tea (Les Frémissements du Thé),” Marc Fouchard, director, and Matthieu Devillers, producer (Existenz, BlackBox and P904)

Short Films and Feature Animation Branch members will now select five nominees from among the 10 titles on the shortlist.  Branch screenings will be held in Los Angeles, London, New York and San Francisco in December.

Nominations will be announced Jan. 24, 2017.

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