The Oscar® Nominated Short Films 2011 - Available On DemandFebruary 24, 2011

The Oscar® Nominated Short Films 2011 - Available On Demand

Shorts International

Check it out film fans. With the Oscars® on the mind, Movies On Demand has made the best of this year's nominated short films available to see before Sunday's awards show (and throughout March).



You can choose Best Animated Short Films or Best Live Action Short Films. Or watch both. This is your chance to get a leg up on your Oscar® pool.


The Oscar® Nominated Short Films 2011 - Available On Demand

Best Animated Short Films
The Gruffalo (Shorts Intl)
The Gruffalo (Shorts Intl)
  • “Madagascar, carnet de voyage (Madagascar, a Journey Diary)”: European traveler’s experience of the Malagasy culture. (French, 11 mins, Director:  Bastien Dubois).
  • “Let's Pollute” Satirical educational film looks at pollution’s longtime necessity to the American economy. (USA, six mins, Director:  Geefwee Boedoe).
  • “The Gruffalo”  Innocent mouse vs. predators.(UK; Germany, 27 mins, Directors:  JakobSchuh and Max Lange).
  • “The Lost Thing”  Boy discovers a strange creature on the beach and tries to find it a place for it to fit in. (Australia; UK, 15 mins.  Directors:  Andrew Ruhemann and Shaun Tan)


Best Live Action Short Films
Na Wewe (Shorts Intl)
Na Wewe (Shorts Intl)
  • The Confession”  Nine year-old boy stages a prank so he has something to say at confession. (UK, 26 mins, Director:  Tanel Toom). 
  • “Wish 143”  Dying teen has a final wish - to lose his virginity. (UK, 24 mins, Director:  Ian Barnes).
  • “Na Wewe”  Civilians caught in 1994 civil war between ethnic Hutus and Tutsis in Burundi. (Belgium, 19 mins, Director:  Ivan Goldschmidt).
  • “The Crush”  Eight year-old boy has a crush on his teacher. Real boyfriend arrives on the scene and is challenged to a duel. (Ireland, 15 mins, Director:  Michael Creagh).
  • “God of Love”  Love triangle changes the good luck of a lounge-singer darts champion. (USA, 18 mins, Director:  Luke Matheny).

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Where to find the Short Film packages content on your Cabler On Demand on-screen menus:


Time Warner Cable, Bright House Networks and Cox:
Shorts will be available in the “Awards Season” category.
Shorts will be available in “Oscar Nominees” category.
*Title dates and availability may vary by system.Not available on all cable systems. Titles start on Feb 22 and end as follows: Time WarnerCable/Bright House Networks – 3/15; Comcast – 3/7; Cox – 3/31.

These movies are distributed to U.S. cable systems by iN DEMAND L.L.C.



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