The Academy just released the announcement of the Action Shorts that will advance in the voting for the final nomination. Seventy-six films had originally qualified in the category and ten were selected, here they are.
Ana’s Playground, Eric D. Howell, USA
The Confession, Tanel Toom, UK
The Crush, Michael Creagh, Ireland
God of Love, Luke Matheny, USA
Na Wewe, Ivan Goldschmidt, Belgium
Slitage (Seeds of the Fall), Patrik Eklund, Sweden
Shoe, Nick Kelly, Ireland
The Six Dollar Fifty Man, Mark Albiston and Louis Sutherland, New Zealand
Små barn, stora ord (Little Children, Big Words), Lisa James Larsson, Sweden
Wish 143, Ian Barnes, UK
I’m impressed that only two out of the ten in the shortlist are from USA. To check the press release at the Academy official site go here.