OSCAR®-Nominated Animated Short Films (2020)
- Presented By: Tampa Theatre
- Time: 7:30 PM
- 711 N Franklin St, Tampa, FL 33602
Tampa Theatre is ripping open the envelope to announce a month-long OSCAR ® Nominee Showcase, leading up to the historic theatre’s 22 nd annual Hollywood Awards Night celebration on Sunday, April 25. Just in time for its 22nd annual Hollywood Awards Night celebration on Sunday, April 25, Tampa Theatre will once again partner with ShortsHD™ to present the popular OSCAR®-Nominated Animated Short Films program: Burrow: A young rabbit embarks on a journey to dig the burrow of her dreams, despite not having a clue what she’s doing. Rather than reveal to her neighbors her imperfections, she digs herself deeper and deeper into trouble. USA / 6 min Genius Loci: One night, Reine, a young loner, sees among the urban chaos a moving oneness that seems alive, like some sort of guide. France / 16 min Opera: Written and directed by award-winning filmmaker and former Pixar animator Erick Oh, Opera is an animation project that can be defined as a contemporary animated edition of the Renaissance fresco mural paintings. USA / 9 min If Anything Happens I Love You: Grieving parents struggle with the loss of their daughter after a school shooting. An elegy on grief. USA / 12 min Yes-People: One morning an eclectic mix of people face the everyday battle, such as work, school and dish-washing. As the day progresses, their relationships are tested and ultimately their capacity to cope. Iceland / 8 min Plus three additional animated shorts: Kapaemahu: USA / 8 min The Snail and the Whale: UK, Germany / 26 min To Gerard: USA / 7 min The Animated Shorts Program is Not Rated, and is considered a PG-13 equivalent: If Anything Happens deals with a school shooting, and Genius Loci contains language, smoking, and brief animated nudity.