AMPAS has announced the 10 animated short films that will compete for Oscar nominations. Thirty-seven pictures had originally qualified in the category. The shorts shortlist follows:

The Cat Piano Eddie White and Ari Gibson, directors (The People’s Republic of Animation)
French Roast Fabrice O. Joubert, director (Pumpkin Factory/Bibo Films)
Granny O’Grimm’s Sleeping Beauty Nicky Phelan, director, and Darragh O’Connell, producer (Brown Bag Films)
The Kinematograph Tomek Baginski, director-producer (Platige Image)
The Lady and the Reaper (La Dama y la Muerte) Javier Recio Gracia, director (Kandor Graphics and Green Moon)
Logorama Nicolas Schmerkin, producer (Autour de Minuit)
A Matter of Loaf and Death Nick Park, director (Aardman Animations Ltd.)
Partly Cloudy Peter Sohn, director (Pixar Animation Studios)
Runaway Cordell Barker, director (National Film Board of Canada)
Variete Roelof van den Bergh, director (il Luster Productions)