OSCAR© Nominated Short Films
The 3 key components of the release itself include:
To be eligible to win an Oscar© all movies must be available for theatrical release. In 2019, the Oscar© Nominated Short Films release went into more than 600 theaters across the US, garnering reviews in every major news outlet, from the Hollywood Reporter, Variety and Deadline to the New York Times and Huffington Post. It was also released in over 100 locations around the world, including Canada, UK, France, Germany, Netherlands, Belgium, South Africa, Mexico, Chile, China and Australia among others, making it a truly international release.
US Box office history (2012-2019):
- 2019 $3.53m
- 2018: $3.51m
- 2017: $2.84m
- 2016: $2.82m
- 2015: $2.41m
- 2014: $2.17m
- 2013: $2.14m
- 2012: $1.7m
The theatrical release is the single most important part of bringing your Oscar© Nominated Short Film to the world as it elevates your film in the media and allows viewers to enjoy your film the way it should be – on the big screen!
On Demand Release
Starting just a few days before the Oscar© ceremony, the nominated films in the Live Action and Animation categories become available across cable and satellite pay-per-view services in the US and online download platforms around the world, including iTunes, Amazon Instant Video, and Google Play.
ShortsTV is the world’s only TV channel dedicated to short entertainment and available around the world. During this time, we dedicate our platforms to promote you, your film and your journey to the Oscars©. As a nominee you will take part in several Oscar© related events, including the Nominee Luncheon and the Academy screening and cocktail reception, and ShortsTV will be there every step of the way.
Our dedicated press teams also work to get as much media coverage as possible, ensuring maximum awareness and commercial success for the release and your films.