10 Live Action Short Films Make Oscar Shortlist

Je Pourrais Être Votre Grand-Mère Poster - P 2011

Je Pourrais Être Votre Grand-Mère Poster - P 2011

On Wednesday, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced the 10 live action short films that will advance in the voting process for the 84th Academy Awards.

PHOTOS: It's a Zoo This Season -- 23 Awards Contenders Featuring Animals

The 10 films are listed below in alphabetical order by title, with their production company:

  • Je Pourrais Être Votre Grand-Mère (I Could Be Your Grandmother), Bernard Tanguy, director-producer (Rézina Productions)
  • Love at First Sight, Michael Davies, director and Sandra Gorel, producer (Spellbound Films)
  • Pentecost, Peter McDonald, director (EMU Productions)
  • Raju, Max Zähle, director and Stefan Gieren, producer (Hamburg Media School/Filmwerkstatt)
  • The Road Home, Rahul Gandotra, director-producer and Ameenah Ayub, producer (London Film School)
  • The Roar of the Sea, Ana Rocha Fernandes and Torsten Truscheit, directors (Niama Filmproduktion GmbH)
  • Sailcloth, Elfar Adalsteins, director-producer (Berserk Films)
  • The Shore, Terry George, director-producer (All Ashore Productions Limited)
  • Time Freak, Andrew Bowler, director and Gigi Causey, producer (Team Toad)
  • Tuba Atlantic, Hallvar Witzø, director (The Norwegian Film School/Den Norske Filmskolen)

The 84th Academy Awards nominations will be announced live on Tuesday, January 24, 2012. The Oscars telecast will take place on Feb. 26, 2012.