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Oscars announce Best Animated Short Film shortlist

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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced Thursday the 10 animated short films that will continue in the voting process for this year’s Oscars. The 10 films were picked from 56 qualified shorts. Here they are in alphabetical order:

Feral, Daniel Sousa, director, and Dan Golden, music and sound design (Daniel Sousa)

Get a Horse! Lauren MacMullan, director, and Dorothy McKim, producer (Walt Disney Feature Animation)

Gloria Victoria, Theodore Ushev, director (National Film Board of Canada)

Hollow Land,  Uri Kranot and Michelle Kranot, directors (Dansk Tegnefilm, Les Films de l’Arlequin and the National Film Board of Canada)

Disney fans will get the chance to see Get a Horse, a black-and-white short starring Mickey Mouse, in theaters before the new animated film Frozen, which opens Nov. 27.

Three to five of these films will get put on a shorter list for the Oscar when nominations are announced Thursday, Jan. 16. Ellen DeGeneres will host this year’s ceremony Sunday, March 2, on ABC.