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2022 Oscar Nominated Animated Shorts

Opens on February 25

Run Time: 97 min. Release Year: 2022

This shorts program contains adult content and is not suitable for patrons 17 and under.

As part of Awards Season at the Film Center each year, we are thrilled to present the Academy Award-nominated shorts program featuring the year’s most spectacular Animated, Documentary, and Live Action short films.

From 82 total qualifying films, these five are nominees for the Animated Short Film category at the 94th Academy Awards.

Animated Short Film – The Nominees


Robin Robin

Dan Ojari and Mikey Please

In this stop-motion short film, a bird raised by mice begins to question where she belongs and sets off on a daring journey of self-discovery.

Country: United Kingdom
Language: English
Runtime: 32 min


Anton Dyakov

One day, a delicate ballerina named Olya meets the rough, surly boxer Evgeny. The contrast between their worlds and their philosophies is so sharp that even the possibility of these two characters crossing paths seems incredible.

Country: Russia
Language: None
Runtime: 15 min

Affairs of the Art

Joanna Quinn and Les Mills

This new chapter in the award-winning series starring 59-year-old factory worker Beryl showcases her family’s eccentric yet endearing obsession with everything from drawing to screw threads and pet taxidermy.

Country: United Kingdom, Canada
Language: English
Runtime: 16 min


Hugo Covarrubias and Tevo Díaz

Inspired by real events. Ingrid is a secret police agent in the military dictatorship in 1975 Chile. Her relationship with her dog, her body, her fears and frustrations reveal a macabre fracture in her mind and an entire country.

Country: Chile
Language: None
Runtime: 15 min

The Windshield Wiper

Alberto Mielgo and Leo Sanchez 

Inside a cafe while smoking a whole pack of cigarettes, a man poses an ambitious question: “What is Love?”. A collection of vignettes and situations will lead the man to the desired conclusion.

Country: United States, Spain
Language: English, Romanian
Runtime: 14 min

More 2022 Awards Season See our upcoming films
Ohio Arts Council
Greater Columbus Arts Council
The Columbus Foundation
Campus Partners
National Endowment for the Arts
G&J Pepsi
WOSU Public Media


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