Oscars long-list revealed

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Hey everyone,

We’ll start with the bad news: the list of animated short films that will be taken to the next round of voting for the Oscars has been announced and Le Gouffre isn’t part of it. You can click here to see the films that have been selected. Congratulations to the teams behind these shorts, the competition was very strong this year and we can’t wait to see who will be nominated!

Now for the good news: Le Gouffre has won the Audience Favorite Award at the SPASM Festival on October 24th! Thanks to everyone who voted for us!


The film has also been selected to take part in the Festival du Film Court de Mont-Tremblant 2014!

Mont-Tremblant Short Film Festival 2014
Mont-Tremblant/Quebec, Canada – December 5-7

And finally, we have just reached a thousand subscribers to our Facebook page! This is an important milestone for us, and we feel very lucky to have all of your support.

Thank you so much everyone!


Special Screening in Los Angeles

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Hey everyone!

It’s official : Le Gouffre is currently being screened for paid admission in Los Angeles at The Nuart Theater (September 2-4, 12:00-2:00 pm), so that means it should be eligible to be sent to the Oscars! Now we just have to fill in the official form and send our DCP to the Academy by October 1st. We’ll let you know how that goes!

Here’s a list of the newest festival selections :

CutOut Fest Festival Internacional de Animacion 2014
Querétaro, México – September 13-16

Kerry Film Festival
Ireland – October 4-11

San Jose International Short Film Festival 2014
San Jose, USA – October 9-12

Chicago International Children’s Film Festival 2014
Chicago, USA – October 24 – November 2

Kuandu International Animation Festival 2014
Taipei, Taiwan – October 31 – November 8

Cinéma des Peuples Festival
Imouzzer Kander, Maroc – November 13-16

Miami Short Film Festival
Miami, USA – December 5-12

That’s it for this week but stay tuned for all the festival results!