The 95th Academy Awards short film nominations are in, and we decided to make it a game between the members of the morning show.

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The Game

Everyone threw in a dollar to make the game interesting. One at a time, each member of the show drew a piece of paper out of a hat.

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The slips of paper had the film each member of the show would represent. Whichever animation wins "Best Short Film" in the academy awards, that morning show member will win all the money in the pot... Which is $5...

None of us have watched any of the short films, so we are all in for a surprise. Scroll down to see what films we received.

When Are The Awards?

The 95th Academy Awards Ceremony will honor films released in 2022 and is scheduled to take place at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, California on March 12, 2023.

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Assigned Short Films:


When Dwyer drew from the hat he got a short film called The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse.

The unlikely friendship of a boy, a mole, a fox and a horse traveling together in the boy's search for home.

Click here to watch the FULL film. (You will need Apple TV to watch this film)


When Michaels drew from the hat he got a short film called The Flying Sailor.

In a short film by Amanda Forbis and Wendy Tilby, two ships collide in a harbor, sending a passing sailor skyward as he contemplates the wonder and fragility of existence.

Click here to watch the FULL film. 


When Goose drew from the hat he got a short film called My Year Of Dicks.

A fifteen-year-old is stubbornly determined to lose her virginity despite the pathetic pickings in the outskirts of Houston in the early 90s. Created by Pamela Ribon from her critically-acclaimed memoir.

Click here to watch the FULL film. 


When Hairball drew from the hat he got a short film called An Ostrich Told Me the World Is Fake and I Think I Believe It.

A mysterious talking ostrich helps an office worker in need uncover the flaws in his stop-motion universe.

The full film is currently not available to watch.


When Megan drew from the hat she got a short film called Ice Merchants.

Every day, a father and his son jump with a parachute from their vertiginous cold house, attached to a cliff, to go to the village on the ground, far away where they sell the ice they produce daily.

Click here to watch the FULL short. 

Good luck to all!

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