Predict the Oscar Winners
Test your Academy Award predicting abilities on Friday, March 4 and Saturday, March 5 at the Oscar Shorts presented by Rewind Radio and the Prairie Mall. Prizes to be won are valued at $650 including $300 in Prairie Mall gift cards!
Cinematically travel the world by seeing all ten Oscar-nominated animated and live action short films which take place in Asia (Kyrgyzstan), Europe (Denmark, Poland, Russia, Spain, UK), North America (USA), and South America (Chile). One of the UK films (Affairs of the Art) was co-produced by the NFB (National Film Board of Canada).
Huge thank you to Jacqueline at Rebel Bent for the fabulous graphic design work for this year’s Oscar Shorts!
Immense thank you to Marcus at Image Design for setting up our membership registration system!
- Become a Friend of the Fest member for $25 to receive discounts on tickets and enjoy free access to the 2022 Virtual Fest May 2-8
- Buy a Combo Ticket which includes admission to both packages – $22 ($18 members, $16 students)
- Oscar Animated Shorts – rated 18A – Friday, March 4 @ 7:30pm, GPLT – $13 ($11 members, $9 students)
- Oscar Live Action Shorts – rated 18A – Saturday, March 5 @ 7:30pm, GPLT – $13 ($11 members, $9 students)
- Door prizes – a lucky winner at each Oscar Shorts package will win a $50 Prairie Mall gift card
- Oscar winners – the person at each Oscar Shorts package whose ballot is the first one drawn that correctly predicts the Oscar-winning film at the Academy Awards on March 27 will win a prize package worth $164:
- Prairie Mall gift card (value $50)
- 4 ticket vouchers to the April 26 to May 1 in-person portion of the Reel Shorts Film Festival at GPLT (value $52)
- 2 ticket vouchers for GPLT plays or musicals (value $62)
- 2 Prairie Mall gift cards (value $100)
- 2 Fest Passes to the Reel Shorts Film Festival at GPLT (value $98)
- 4 ticket vouchers for GPLT plays or musicals (value $124)
Tickets are no longer available, but we’ll do it again next year!
Oscar Shorts Trailer
Oscar Animated Shorts – 18A
Robin Robin is a 30-minute film from the UK directed by Dan Ojari & Mikey Please
BoxBallet is a 15-minute film from Russia written and directed by Anton Dyakov
Affairs of the Art is a 16-minute film from the UK and Canada directed by Joanna Quinn
Beast (Bestia) is a 16-minute file from Chile directed by Hugo Covarrubias
Oscar Live Action Shorts – 18A
On My Mind is an 18-minute film from Denmark written and directed by Martin Strange-Hansen
Please Hold is a 19-minute film from the US directed by K.D. Dávila
The Long Goodbye is a 13-minute film from the UK directed by Aneil Karia
Watch Oscar Documentary Shorts
Watch one of the Oscar-nominated documentary shorts below (The Queen of Basketball). If you have Netflix, click on these links to watch three of the other nominated films. Only When We Were Bullies is currently unavailable to stream online.
- Audible – a 38-minute film from the US directed by Matthew Ogens
- Lead Me Home – a 40-minute film from the US directed by Pedro Kos and Jon Shenk
- Three Songs For Benazir – a 22-minute film from Afghanistan directed by Elizabeth Mirzaei and Gulistan Mirzaei
The Queen of Basketball – a 22-minute film from the US directed by Ben Proudfoot