Oscars 2011 Poll: Who Will Win Best Animated Short

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Oscars 2011 Poll: Who Will Win Best Animated Short

Hot on the heels of the nominations for best animated feature we now know which films have been listed for Best animated short. The Academy have released a long list of shorts and we would like you to vote for the film that you think deserves to take home the little golden bloke. The films will be chopped down to 5 nominees before the awards are held on the 26th February next year.

You don’t have to have seen every film, just go with your favourite and tell us why below.

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  • The External World by David Oreilly (19%)
  • Night Island by Salvador Maldonado (BreakThru Films) Poland (12%)
  • Papa's Boy by Leevi Lemmetty (BreakThru Films) Poland (11%)
  • Birdboy by Alberto Vasquez (Abrikim Studio) (9%)
  • The Tannery by Iain Gardner (Axis Animation) (7%)
  • Luminaris by Juan Pablo Zaramella (JPZaramella Studios) (6%)
  • Hamster Heaven by Paul Bolger (BreakThru Films) Poland (6%)
  • Nullarbor by Alister Lockhart (4%)
  • The Lost Town of Switez by Kamil Polak (Human Ark) Poland (4%)
  • Kahanikar by Nandita Jain (National Film and Television School) England (4%)
  • A Shadow of Blue by Carlos Lascano (3%)
  • The Magic Piano by Martin Clapp (BreakThru Films) Poland (2%)
  • The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore by William Joyce and Brandon Oldenburg (Moonbot Studios) (2%)
  • Vincenta by Samuel Orti Marti (2%)
  • Little Postman by Dorota Kobiela (BreakThru Films) Poland (2%)
  • Paths of Hate by Damien Nenow (Platige Image) Poland (1%)
  • Spirits of the Piano by Magdalena Osinska (BreakThru Films) Poland (1%)
  • Chopin's Drawings by Dorota Kobiela (BreakThru Films) Poland (1%)
  • A Morning Stroll by Grant Orchard (Studio AKA) (1%)
  • Daisy Cutter by Enrique Garcia and Rubin Salazar (Silverspace) (1%)
  • The Renter by Jason Carpenter (CalArts) (0%)
  • Dimanche / Sunday by Patrick Doyon (NFB) (0%)
  • La Luna by Enrico Casarosa (Pixar) (0%)
  • Wild Life by Amanda Forbis & Wendy Tilby (NFB) (0%)
  • Fat Hamster by Adam Wyrwas (BreakThru Films) Poland (0%)
  • Maska by Timothy and Stephen Quay (Sem-ma-for) Poland (0%)
  • Muybridge's Strings by Koji Yamamura (0%)
  • My Hometown by Jerry Levitan, Written and Narrated by Yoko Ono (Eggplant) (0%)
  • The Smurf's a Christmas Carol by Troy Quane (Sony Pictures Animation) (0%)
  • Ente Tod Und Tulipe (Duck Death and the Tulip) by Matthias Bruhn (Richard Lutterbeck - Trickstudio) (0%)
  • The Monster of Nix by Rosto (0%)
  • Thank You by Cartoon Network (Pendleton Ward and Thomas Herpich) (0%)
  • Specky Four-Eyes by Jean Claude Rozec (Vivement Lundi) (0%)
  • Romance by George Schwizgebel (NFB & Studio GDS) (0%)
  • Grandpa Looked Like William Powell by David Levy (0%)
  • The Ballad of Nessie by Stevie Wermers (Walt Disney Studios) (0%)
  • The Vermeers by Tal S. Shamir (0%)
  • Luna by Donna Brockopp (Rainmaker) Canada (0%)
  • Correspondence by Zach Hyer (Pratt) (0%)
  • El Salon Mexico by Paul Glickman and Tamarind King (0%)
  • Enrique Wrecks the World by David Chai (0%)
  • The Gloaming by Nobrain (Autour De Minuit) France (0%)
  • Ingrid Pitt: Beyond the Forest by Kevin Sean Michaels USA (0%)
  • I Tawt I Taw a Puddy Tat by Matt O'Callaghan (Warner Bros.) (0%)
  • I Was the Child of Holocaust Survivors by Anne Marie Fleming (NFB) (0%)
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  • Vladimir Ezequiel Bellini

    Luminaris by Juan Pablo Zaramella………..!!!!!!!!

  • Matthew Hopley

    If everyone who voted had seen Night Island… they would have voted for it!

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=727989146 Marta Sikorska

    Where can I find link to the list of submitted shorts?

    • http://www.facebook.com/people/Steve-Henderson/526320082 Steve Henderson

      Submitted shorts? You mean every single film submitted?

  • http://www.facebook.com/marlene.osoriopezoa1 Marlene Osorio

    A Shadow of Blue by Carlos Lascano

  • http://www.facebook.com/marlene.osoriopezoa1 Marlene Osorio

    A Shadow of Blue by Carlos Lascano

  • http://twitter.com/clarescott18 clare scott

    HamsterHeaven because its great!

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=597622577 Iria Lopez

    the most beautiful and honest film: Kahanikar

  • Aleem Khan

    Night Island is INCREDIBLE 

  • Anonymous

    Papa’s Boy!!! its a funny charming character-driven film from the heart

  • http://www.facebook.com/dorota.kobiela Dorota Kobiela

    Little Postman! – its visually stunning, very moving story – great painting animation!!

    • chiru yerra

      great work

  • http://www.facebook.com/prashanthanush Prashanth Anush

    All the best for “Little Postman by Dorota Kobiela”. Loved it.


  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Namita-Dande/100001876235674 Namita Dande

    All the Best….

  • http://www.facebook.com/julespgibson Jules Gibson

    Hamster Heavan – bring back 2D animation! Love it!

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1138562283 Jose Domingos

    Kahanikar’s mix of live background with cell animation is wonderful.

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Mairtin-ORiain/1459178271 Mairtin O’Riain

    Hamster Heaven by Paul Bolger  … classy 

  • Anonymous

    hamster heaven coz Paul is amazing and its about time his incredible talent is seen and appreciate worldwide

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Jane-Hodge/642027029 Jane Hodge

    Night Island, sublime

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=507479049 Christina Cadiz

    Juuuudy! Absolutely AMAZING film.  Good luck sweetie!!

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Robert-Price/588938941 Robert Price

    Hamster Heaven… DOPE!!

  • Anonymous

    Great animation! Great story!

  • juliana padilla

    Little Postam!!! Is great!!

  • http://www.facebook.com/aruvinn Alvina Elizabeth At

    Hamster Heaven!!
    Because hamster are great!!!!!

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=573776526 Pedro J. Keegan

    hamster heaven, great short well worth a watch, deserves to be shortlisted

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Keith-Powell/100000019820070 Keith Powell

    Hamster Heaven… beautiful story, beautifully illustrated.

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Igor-Degtiarev/789190456 Igor Degtiarev

    night island is stunning great work 

  • Ernesto Daniel

    ente, tod und tulpe. duck, death and a tulip! such a moving movie.

  • http://www.facebook.com/karri.lahteenmaki Karri Lähteenmäki

    Leevi rules!!!

  • Anonymous

    One of the most intriguing pieces of animation I have seen and I love the underlying educational input.  Liz Brewer

  • http://www.facebook.com/yaroslav.chezganov Yaroslav Chezganov

    Spirits of the Piano by Magdalena Osinska