With one month to go until the nominations are unveiled for the 95th Academy Awards, the Academy has announced shortlists in 10 categories: Documentary Feature Film, Documentary Short Film, International Feature Film, Makeup and Hairstyling, Music (Original Score), Music (Original Song), Animated Short Film, Live Action Short Film, Sound, and Visual Effects.
Each shortlist is determined by members of that corresponding branch, except for International Feature Film. (Members from all branches are invited to participate in the preliminary round of voting and must meet a minimum viewing requirement to be eligible to vote in the category.)
The nominations for the 95th Academy Awards will be announced on Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2023, while the Oscars ceremony will be held on Sunday, March 12, 2023, at the Dolby® Theatre at Ovation Hollywood and will be televised live on ABC and in more than 200 territories worldwide.
Animated Short Film
15 films will advance in the Animated Short Film category for the 95th Academy Awards. 81 films qualified in the category. Members of the Short Films and Feature Animation Branch vote to determine the shortlist and the nominees.
The films, listed in alphabetical order by title, are:
The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse
The Flying Sailor
The Garbage Man
It’s Nice in Here
More than I Want to Remember
My Year of Dicks
An Ostrich Told Me the World Is Fake and I Think I Believe It