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Documentary Nominees: Nominees and Categories Animation

documentary nominees: This year, TIFF has secured all five nominees in each of the three categories animation, live action and documentary, each screening in a separate program, according to NOW Magazine. There are some interesting trends, like the fact that three of the animated nominees are centred on Asian characters and two of those are set in an undisguised Toronto! or that two of the live-action nominees hail from Quebec, or that all five of the documentary nominees are rooted in the notion that we really need to be more understanding of one another. Rating NNNNIt's become a tradition that TIFF screens as many Oscar-nominated short subjects as possible in advance of the Academy Awards, to demonstrate the range of cinema being celebrated and, perhaps, so people can fill out their pool entries with as much information as possible. You might also notice that two of the live-action nominees are really quite bad. Take notes. Anyway, read on. ( As reported in the news.