Best Animated Short Film – 2016

Films are ranked in order of likelihood of being nominated.

*This is honestly just best guesses. This category is usually a crapshoot*

List Last Updated: 1/9/17



1) Piper

  • Distributor: Disney Pixar
  • Director: Alan Barillaro
  • Where You Can See It: Amazon, YouTube


2) Pearl

  • Distributor: Google Spotlight Stories
  • Director: Patrick Osborne


3) Inner Workings

  • Distributor: Walt Disney Studios
  • Director: Leonardo Matsuda


4) Borrowed Time

  • Distributor: Quorum Films
  • Directors: Andrew Coats, Lou Hamou-Lhadj


5) Blind Vaysha

  • Distributor: National Film Board of Canada
  • Director: Theodore Ushev


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6) Pear Cider and Cigarattes

  • Distributor: Massive Swerve Studios/Passion Pictures Animation
  • Director: Robert Valley


7) Happy End

  • Distributor: FAMU/True Lovers
  • DirectorJan Saska


8) The Head Vanishes

  • Distributor: National Film Board of Canada
  • Director: Franck Dion


9) Sous tes Doigts

  • Distributor: Vivement Lundi
  • Director: Denzel Washington


10) Once Upon a Line

  • Distributor: Alicja Jasina
  • Director: Alicja Jasina