Les Criminels is one of the 15 short films racing for an Oscar nomination


Les Criminels / The Criminals, the short film directed by Serhat Karaaslan and co-produced by Castalia Pictures and Tiresias Films has been shortlisted for an Oscar nomination!

With 145 titles eligible in the Live Action Short Film category, The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has now announced the 15 films that are running for an Academy Awards nomination in 2022. Nominations voting will start on Thursday, January 27th and the list will be drastically cut when the five films progressing to the nomination stage are announced on Tuesday, February 8th.

Here are all the titles:

  • Ala Kachuu – Take and Run by Maria Brendle
  • Censor of Dreams by Léo Berne, Raphaël Rodriguez
  • Distances by Susan Béjar
  • Frimas by Marianne Farley
  • Lakutshon’ Ilanga (When The Sun Sets) by Phumi Morare
  • Les Criminels (The Criminals) by Serhat Karaaslan
  • Les Grandes Claques by Annie St-Pierre
  • On My Mind by Martin Strange-Hansen
  • Please Hold by KD Dávila
  • Seiva Bruta (Under the Heavens) by Gustavo Milan
  • Stenofonen by Nicolaj Kopernikus
  • Sukienka (The Dress) by Tadeusz Lysiak
  • T’es morte Helene (You’re Dead Helen) by Michiel Blanchart
  • Tala’Vision by Murad Abu Eisheh
  • The Long Goodbye by Aneil Karia

Keeping our fingers crossed for our film!



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