The Oscar Shorts 2014 (Animation)
Each year the Vancity Theatre is proud to present the nominees for the Academy Award for Best Short Film in the Live Action and Animation categories.
The nominated best short animations are:
· Get a Horse! (Lauren MacMullan and Dorothy McKim, English, 6 min.) - Mickey Mouse and his friends are enjoying a wagon ride until Peg-Leg Pete shows up with plans to ruin their day.
· Mr. Hublot (Laurent Witz and Alexandre Espigares, Non-dialogue, 12 min.) - The eccentric, isolated Mr. Hublot finds his carefully ordered world disrupted by the arrival of Robot Pet.
· Feral (Daniel Sousa and Dan Golden, Non-dialogue, 12 min.) - A wild boy who has grown up in the woods is found by a hunter and returned to civilization.
· Possessions (Shuhei Morita, 14 min.) - A man seeking shelter from a storm in a dilapidated shrine encounters a series of household objects inhabited by goblin spirits.
These films will be supplemented with some of the best runners up, to bring the package to feature length.
· Room on the Broom (Max Land and Jan Lachauer, in English, 26 min.) - A genial witch and her cat are joined on their broom by several friends as they set off on an adventure.