Watch the 2015 Oscar Nominated Shorts Online Now

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‘The Dam Keeper’

ShortsHD has officially released the Oscar nominated live-action and animated short films of 2015 onto VOD platforms, available to anyone wanting to finish up their Oscar checklist.

The animation collection features four of this year’s nominees (Disney’s Feast is not included), as well as a selection of commendable shorts to round out the 1 hour and 9-minute runtime.

The live-action collection is 2 hours and 3 minutes long, and features all of this year’s five nominees.

Each collection is currently available on Vimeo for $3.95 each to rent, or $7.99 to own.

Below you’ll find the trailers for both releases.

2015 OSCAR® Nominated Short Films – Animation – Trailer from SHORTS HD on Vimeo.


2015 OSCAR® Nominated Short Films – Live Action – Trailer from SHORTS HD on Vimeo.

Directors: Oded Binnun and Mihal Brezis
Synopsis: A young woman waiting at an airport has an unexpected encounter with an arriving passenger.
Countries of origin: France, Israel
TRT: 39:50
Language: English

Boogaloo and Graham
Directors: Michael Lennox and Ronan Blaney
Synopsis: Jamesy and Malachy are presented with two baby chicks to raise by their soft-hearted father.
Country of origin: UK
TRT: 14:00
Language: English

Butter Lamp (La Lampe au Beurre de Yak)
Directors: Hu Wei and Julien Féret
Synopsis: A photographer and his assistant photograph the inhabitants of a remote Tibetan village.
Countries of origin: France, China
TRT: 15:54
Language: Chinese

Directors: Talkhon Hamzavi and Stefan Eichenberger
Synopsis: An Afghan teenager living in a refugee center in Switzerland encounters difficulties wiring money to her family and asks a young Swiss woman for help.
Country of origin: Switzerland
TRT: 24:26
Language: German

The Phone Call
Directors: Mat Kirkby and James Lucas
Synopsis: A woman working for a crisis center phone line receives a call from a suicidal older man.
Country of origin: UK
TRT: 20:56
Language: English


The Bigger Picture
Directors: Daisy Jacobs and Christopher Hees
Synopsis: Tensions arise between two brothers as their elderly mother requires more care.
Country of origin: UK
TRT: 7:27
Language: English

The Dam Keeper
Directors: Robert Kondo and Dice Tsutsumi
Synopsis: A lonely little pig in charge of maintaining the town dam is cruelly bullied by his classmates.
Country of origin: US
TRT: 18:08
Language: English

Directors: Patrick Osborne and Kristina Reed

Me and My Moulton
Director: Torill Kove
Synopsis: Three sisters growing up in an unconventional Norwegian family ask their parents for a bicycle.
Country of origin: Canada
TRT: 13:08
Language: English

A Single Life
Director: Joris Oprins
Synopsis: A mysterious vinyl single gives a young woman the power to move back and forth through the years of her life.
Country of origin: Netherlands
TRT: 2:18
Language: English

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