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Academy Awards 2021 Short Film Nominees: Live Action

As we reach the cusp of this year's Academy Awards, we wait with bated breath to find out which films will walk away with the accolades. But if you are looking for a last minute recap as to which short films have made it to the summit of the global film industry, we have a summary right here of these fantastic films and where to find them.


The Live Action category hosts topics as diverse as the cast of these myriad films, touching on issues from deafblindness to loneliness to police brutality. This year promises to serve one of the most impressive crops of live action short films in recent years.


Here are the nominees for Short Film (Live Action).



 

Feeling Through (2020)

A late-night encounter on a New York City street leads to a profound connection between a teen-in-need and a DeafBlind man.



Click here to watch the full film on the Omeleto YouTube channel - You can also watch all live action short film nominees via ShortsTV by clicking here.


 

White Eye (2019)

A man finds his stolen bicycle, which now belongs to a stranger. While attempting to retrieve it, he struggles to remain human.



You can watch this film and all live action short film nominees via ShortsTV by clicking here.


 

Two Distant Strangers (2020)

A man trying to get home to his dog gets stuck in a time loop that forces him to relive a deadly run-in with a cop.





This film is available now on Netflix. You can watch this film and all live action short film nominees via ShortsTV by clicking here.


 

The Present (2020)

A man trying to get home to his dog gets stuck in a time loop that forces him to relive a deadly run-in with a cop.





This film is available now on Netflix. You can watch this film and all live action short film nominees via ShortsTV by clicking here.


 

The Letter Room (2020)

When a corrections officer is transferred to the letter room, he soon finds himself enmeshed in a prisoner's deeply private life.



Dir: Elvira Lind | Writer: Elvira Lind | Producer: Sofia Sondervan



This film is available now on Vimeo On Demand. You can watch this film and all live action short film nominees via ShortsTV by clicking here.




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