Shreveport’s Moonbot Studios was one of 10 Oscar semifinalists for best animated short film, but it didn't happen.


The movie in question is “The Numberlys.’’ It's directed by William Joyce and Brandon Oldenburg. It's a 12-minute film where friends live in a world where there are only numbers.  The film is produced by Lampton Enochs and Trish Farnsworth Smith. Music is composed by John Hunter.


Here's the list of the nominees for best Animated Short which was announced this morning:

The Bigger Picture
The Dam Keeper
Me and My Moulton
A Single Life

The 87th annual Academy Awards is scheduled for Feb. 22 in Hollywood.

Moonbot has already won one Oscar for the animated short film “The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore.’’

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