2011 Oscar Nominations

The 83rd Academy Award Oscar Nominations were announced this morning. Lots of great performances and films are in the running, including Toy Story 3 for Best Picture. Check out clips from this year’s nominated animated and live-action short films after the jump.

Short Film (Animated)

Day & Night
Teddy Newton
USA, 6min

The Gruffalo
Jakob Schuh and Max Lang
UK, 27min

Let’s Pollute
Geefwee Boedoe
USA, 7min

The Lost Thing
Shaun Tan and Andrew Ruhemann
Australia, 15min

Madagascar, carnet de voyage (Madagascar, a Journey Diary)
Bastien Dubois
France, 12min
*full-length film available as part of Fluxus 2010

Short Film (Live Action)

The Confession
Tanel Toom
UK, 25min

The Crush
Michael Creagh
Ireland, 15min

God of Love
Luke Matheny
USA, 18min

Na Wewe
Ivan Goldschmidt
Belgium, 18min

Wish 143
Ian Barnes and Samantha Waite
UK, 23min