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Academy Award for Animated Short Film

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Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film
CountryUnited States
Presented byAcademy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS)
Formerly called
  • Short Subjects, Cartoons (1932–70)
  • Short Subjects, Animated Films (1971–73)
First awarded1932
Most recent winnerMichael Govier
Will McCormack
If Anything Happens I Love You (2020)

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 | change source]

As Short Subjects (Cartoons)

1940s[change | change source]

1950s[change | change source]

1960s[change | change source]

1970s[change | change source]

Name of award changed to Short Subjects (Animated Films)

Name of award changed to Short Films (Animated Films)

1980s[change | change source]

1990s[change | change source]

2000s[change | change source]

2010s[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

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