If you would like to find out about the process, inspiration and challenges of making some of the year’s most acclaimed shorts and hear first-hand tips from the filmmakers themselves, you need to check out Animation Magazine’s exclusive 2021 Award Season Shorts panel.
We were thrilled that eight of the directors of this year’s short-listed Oscar shorts were able to join us for a free-wheeling conversation about their craft and experiences. The panel features:
- Madeline Sharafian (Burrow)
- Adrien Merigeau (Genius Loci)
- Michael Govier (If Anything Happens I Love You)
- Hinaleimoana Wong-Kalu (Kapaemahu)
- Erick Oh (Opera)
- Steven Clay Hunter (Out)
- Max Lang (The Snail and the Whale)
- Taylor Meacham (To: Gerard)
The Academy Award nominations will be announced on Monday, March 15. The Annie Award nominations will be revealed on Wednesday, March 3. If you work in animation, you can watch all the projects shortlisted for the Academy Awards at www.animationshowcase.com. To get access to the streaming site, click here.
[A huge thanks to all our talented panelists, event director Kim Derevlany and webmaster Steve Dietrich for making this happen.]