For the 18th consecutive year, ShortsTV presents the Oscar-Nominated Short Films. With all three categories offered – Animated, Live Action, and Documentary – this is your annual chance to predict the winners (and have the edge in your Oscar pool)! A perennial hit with audiences around the country and the world, don’t miss this year’s selection of shorts. The Academy Awards take place Sunday, March 12th.

DOCUMENTARY – Tue., Feb. 21 • 7pm

165 minutes. Rating equivalent of PG-13/R for adult themes.

The Elephant Whisperers – 40 min
Kartiki Gonsalves and Guneet Monga

Haulout – 25 min
Evgenia Arbugaeva and Maxim Arbugaev

How Do You Measure a Year? – 29 min
Jay Rosenblatt

The Martha Mitchell Effect – 40 min
Anne Alvergue and Beth Levison

Stranger at the Gate – 29 min
Joshua Seftel and Conall Jones

ANIMATED – Wed., Feb. 22 • 7pm

95 minutes. Four of the films are suitable for kids 10 and up, but the final film, My Year of Dicks, is for adult audiences only and will be screened last.

The Boy, The Mole, The Fox and The Horse – 33 min
Charlie Mackesy and Matthew Freud

The Flying Sailor – 8 min
Amanda Forbis and Wendy Tilby

Ice Merchants – 15 min
João Gonzalez and Bruno Caetano

My Year of Dicks – 26 min
Sara Gunnarsdóttir and Pamela Ribon

An Ostrich Told Me the World Is Fake And I Think I Believe It – 12 min
Lachlan Pendragon

LIVE ACTION – Thu., Feb. 23 • 7pm

110 minutes. Rating equivalent of PG-13 for adult themes.

An Irish Goodbye – 23 min
Tom Berkeley and Ross White

Ivalu – 17 min
Anders Walter and Rebecca Pruzan

Le Pupille – 39 min
Alice Rohrwacher and Alfonso Cuarón

Night Ride – 16 min
Eirik Tveiten and Gaute Lid Larssen

The Red Suitcase – 18 min
Cyrus Neshvad