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Listen to The Nominees Of The Oscar Nominated Short Films

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ShortsHD is once again bringing the wildly popular OSCAR Nominated Short Film program (Live Action, Animation, and Documentary) to theaters everywhere.

The theatrical release of The OSCAR Nominated Short Films has met enthusiastic audiences ever since its launch 10 years ago giving people around the world an opportunity to see the nominated films prior to the OSCAR Awards ceremony on February 22.

Below are the Live Action nominees’ reactions to their nominations.



Israel & France / 39 mins

Directors: Mihal Brezis and Oded Binnun
Producers: Yael Abecassis, Hilel Rozman, Pablo Mehler
Co-writer: Tom Shoval
Production: Cassis Films (Israel), Divine Productions (France)

Two strangers unexpectedly meet at an airport. He mistakenly assumes her to be his assigned driver. She, enchanted by the random encounter, does not hurry to prove him wrong.


UK / 14 mins

Director: Michael Lennox
Producer: Brian J. Falconer
Writer: Ronan Blaney

Jamesy and Malachy are over the moon when their soft-hearted dad presents them with two baby chicks to care for. Raising their tiny charges, declaring themselves vegetarian and dreaming of running a chicken farm, the two boys are in for a shock when their parents announce that big changes are coming to the family. Starring Martin McCann, Charlene McKenna, Riley Hamilton and Aaron Lynch.


France & China / 15 mins

Director: Hu Wei
Producer: Julien Féret

A young itinerant photographer and his assistant offer to photograph some Tibetan nomads in front of various backgrounds.


Switzerland / 25 mins

Director: Talkhon Hamzavi
Producer: Stefan Eichenberger

A young Afghan immigrant travels to Zurich where she encounters a punk named Emily.


UK / 21 mins

Director: Mat Kirkby

Writers: Mat Kirkby and James Lucas

“THE PHONE CALL” follows HEATHER, (played by OSCAR nominee SALLY HAWKINS), a shy lady who works at a helpline call centre. When she receives a phone call from a mystery man (played by Oscar winner JIM BROADBENT) she has no idea that the encounter will change her life forever.

Watch the Oscar Nominated Documentary and Animated Short Films nominees discuss their films here.

The OSCAR Nominated Short Films program is playing in over 350 theaters throughout the US and Canada now.

Together with the theatrical run, the nominated short films will be available on Vimeo OnDemand, iTunes Stores in 54 countries, Amazon Instant Video, Verizon and will be released across the US on VOD/Pay Per View platforms.

For a full list of theaters the short films are playing in, visit:


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