Academy Award for Animated Short Film

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Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film
Presented by Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Country United States
Official website http://www.oscars.org

The Academy Award for Animated Short Film is an award given by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. It has been part of the Academy Awards every year since the 5th Academy Awards for 1931-1932.

This category was known as "Short Subjects, Cartoons" from 1932 until 1970. It was "Short Subjects, Animated Films" from 1971 to 1973. The present title began with the 1974 awards. Only American movies were nominated for the award until 1952.

The Academy defines short as being "not more than 40 minutes, including all credits."[1]

1930s[change | edit source]

As Short Subjects (Cartoons)

1940s[change | edit source]

1950s[change | edit source]

1960s[change | edit source]

1970s[change | edit source]

Name of award changed to Short Subjects (Animated Films)

Name of award changed to Short Films (Animated Films)

1980s[change | edit source]

1990s[change | edit source]

2000s[change | edit source]

2010s[change | edit source]

References[change | edit source]

  1. Rule Nineteen: Short Films Awards. Retrieved March 27, 2010.