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02/13/2018 - 02/20/2018

Oscar Shorts: Animated

MPAA Rating: not available
8 shorts presented over 83 minutes

$14 (includes box office fees)



This exclusive release features the year’s most spectacular short films across Live Action, Animation and Documentary, and for a limited time is available to see on the big screen.

The 2018 Oscar Nominated Short Films will be presented at 3Below starting February 13 giving you the opportunity to see the shorts before the Oscar Awards ceremony telecast on March 4th. We’ll even have Ballots for you at the theater so you can track which films you think will take home the Oscar.

View Live Action Collection
View Documentary A Collection
View Documentary B Collection


The Animated Shorts

Dear Basketball

Director: Glen Keane

Producers: Kobe Bryant, Gennie Rim, Andrea Fairchild, Molly Carter, Dan Goodman and William H. Masterson III

Synopsis: Basketball great Kobe Bryant collaborated with visionary animator Glen Keane and legendary composer John Williams on an animated short film that explores what it means to achieve your dream, and then leave it behind. The animated film is an adaptation of Bryant’s NBA retirement announcement after 20 years with the Los Angeles Lakers. Narrated by Bryant, the film’s hand-drawn animation and emotional score will touch fans of all ages with its universal message about love and loss.

2018 Annie Nomination “Best Animated Short” Festivals/Screenings:
2017 Tribeca Film Festival Official Selection

Negative Space

Directors: Max Porter and Ru Kuwahata


Synopsis: My dad taught me how to pack.

Director’s Biography: Max Porter and Ru Kuwahata are a filmmaking duo based in Baltimore, USA. Collaborating for over a decade as “TINY INVENTIONS”, they have directed short films, TV commercials, music videos and comics. Produced by Ikki Films and Manuel Cam Studio in France, “NEGATIVE SPACE” is their fourth professional film.


Director: Dave Mullins

Producer: Dana Murray

Synopsis: When a toy stealing bully ruins recess for a playground full of kids, only one thing stands in his way: the “Lost and Found” box.

SXSW Film Festival
SF Film
Annecy International Animation Festival
Ottawa International Animation Festival
SPARK Animation Festival

Revolting Rhymes

Directors: Jakob Schuh and Jan Lachauer

Producers: Martin Pope and Michael Rose

Synopsis: REVOLTING RHYMES interweaves Dahl’s retellings of classic fairy tales with playful twists and surprising endings. The all-star voice cast comprises of Dominic West, David Walliams, Rob Brydon, Tamsin Greig, Bertie Carvel, Rose Leslie, Bel Powley, Gemma Chan and Isaac Hempstead Wright. Based on the book written by Roald Dahl and illustrated by Quentin Blake, REVOLTING RHYMES was directed by Oscar nominees Jakob Schuh (“THE GRUFFALO”) and Jan Lachauer (“ROOM ON THE BROOM”), co-directed by Bin-Han To and produced by Magic Light Pictures’ Martin Pope and Michael Rose (“THE GRUFFALO”, “ROOM ON THE BROOM”, “CHICO” and “RITA”). The animation was created at Magic Light’s Berlin studio and at Triggerfish Animation Studios in Cape Town.

Garden Party 

Directors: Florian Babikian, Vincent Bayoux, Victor Caire, Théophile Dufresne, Gabriel Grapperon and Lucas Navarro

Synopsis: In a deserted rich house, a couple of amphibians explore their surroundings and follow their primal instincts.

Lost Property Office (additional film) – Daniel Agdag, Australia

Coin Operated (additional film) – Nicholas Arioli, USA

Achoo (additional film)

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