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Oscar® Shorts 2024: Animation

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The best animated shorts of the year, according to the Academy…

Our Uniform (Yegane Moghaddam, 7 min, Iran)

Letter to a Pig (Tal Kantor and Amit R. Gicelter, 17 min, France/Israel)

Pachyderm (Stéphanie Clément and Marc Rius, 11 min, USA)

Ninety-Five Senses (Jerusha Hess and Jared Hess, 13 min, USA)

War is Over! Inspired by the Music of John & Yoko (Dave Mullins and Brad Booker, 11 min, USA)

This program will also feature two “best runners-up” shorts: I’m Hip (John Musker, 4 min, USA) and Wild Summons (Karni Arieli and Saul Freed, 14 min, UK).



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