Now Showing: Oscar®-Nominated Short Films

HIFF is delighted to once again offer audiences a chance to see the Academy Award® nominees in the categories of Best Animated Short Film, Best Live Action Short Film, and Best Documentary Short Film.

For the 14th consecutive year, Shorts HD and Magnolia Pictures present 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, February 24.

Learn more about the individual films here!

2019 Oscar Short Film Nominees

Now Showing at Guild Hall of East Hampton

February 16 
12pm: Documentary Shorts Program A (program tickets)
2pm: Documentary Shorts Program B (program tickets)
Save with a double feature!

4pm: Animated Shorts (program tickets)
6pm: Live-Action Shorts (program tickets)
Save with a double feature!

February 17 
12pm: Live-Action Shorts (program tickets)
2pm: Animated Shorts (program tickets)
Save with a double feature!

Past screenings:

February 9
12pm: Animated Shorts
2pm: Live-Action Shorts

February 10
10am: Animated Shorts
12pm: Live-Action Shorts

One Small Step 650
Animated Short Film Nominees:

(running time: 76 minutes)

Please note: taken together, this animated film program is rated PG. The films explore adult themes such as Alzheimer’s, divorce and death.

BAO – Domee Shi and Becky Neimann-Cobb, USA, 8 minutes
LATE AFTERNOON – Louise Bagnall and Nuria Gonzalez Blanco, Ireland, 10 minutes
ANIMAL BEHAVIOUR – Alison Snowden and David Fine, Canada, 14 minutes
WEEKENDS – Trevor Jimenez, USA, 16 minutes
ONE SMALL STEP* – Andrew Chesworth and Bobby Pontillas, USA, 8 minutes

Plus a selection of additional animated shorts:
WISHING BOX – 6 minutes
TWEET TWEET – 11 minutes

*Pictured, played at #HIFF2018

Fauve 650
Best LIVE ACTION Short Nominees

(running time: 109 minutes)

MADRE – Rodrigo Sorogoyen and Maria del Puy Alvarado, Spain, 19 minutes
FAUVE* – Jeremy Comte and Maria Gracia Turgeon, Canada, 17 minutes
MARGUERITE – Marianne Farley and Marie-Helene Panisset, Canada, 19 minutes
DETAINMENT – Vincent Lambe and Darren Mahon, Ireland, 30 minutes
SKIN – Guy Nattiv and Jaime Ray Newman, USA, 20 minutes

Lifeboat 650
Best Documentary Short Subject Nominees:

Program A (running time: 81 minutes)

BLACK SHEEP – Ed Perkins and Jonathan Chinn, UK, 27 minutes
END GAME – Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman, USA, 40 minutes

Plus an additional short to round out the program:
THE DRIVER IS RED – Randall Christopher, USA, 13 minutes

PROGRAM B (running time: 74 minutes)

LIFEBOAT* – Skye Fitzgerald and Bryn Mooser, USA, 40 minutes
A NIGHT AT THE GARDEN – Marshall Curry, USA, 7 minutes
PERIOD. END OF SENTENCE. – Rayka Zahtabchi and Melissa Berton, India, 26 minutes

Tickets for screenings are $15 for general admission and $10 for HIFF and Guild Hall members, or $25/$15 for double features. HIFF members: purchase tickets online from Guild Hall and select ‘member price’ to receive your discount (your name will be checked against our member roster). Enjoy!