The Oscar Nominated Short Animation Films of 2015

Besides the huge list of categories in Oscar nomination the one that catches the eye of animators is the short animation films category. In this category, short animated films are selected that in terms of their visual appeal and animation attract the attention of audience and take the genre of animated films a step forward.

Like the previous years, in Oscars 2015 there were also nominations that competed for this category. The lines below give the Oscar nominated short animation films of 2015 along with the one that was victorious.


Released in 2014, Feast is a computer animated and hand drawn romantic comedy film that was directed by Patrick Osborne and the production house was Walt Disney Animation Studios. The premiere of the movie was on 10th June 2014. The film received the Academy award for the best Animated short film in 2015 and made its mark in the Oscar history.

The Bigger Picture

The Bigger Picture was released in 2014 and is a British animated short film that received nomination in the 2015 Oscar awards for the best short animation film category. It was not able to win an Oscar, but it as able to win a BAFTA in the same category. The film was made using life-size puppetry and 2D painted environment in a life-size set and tells the story of two brothers who cannot decide between taking care of their mother or not and their chronicles in doing so.

The Dam Keeper

The Dam Keeper is an American short animated film released in 2014 that received an Oscar nomination in the same category. The film was directed by Daisuke Tsutsumi and Robert Kondo and tells the story of a Pig who tries to save his town from black frogs with the help of his friend the Fox.

A Single Life

A Single Life is another Oscar nominated short animation film of 2015. The movie is of Dutch origin and was released in 2014 revolving around a story that is explanatory of its title.

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