Here are the 10 animated shorts that have advanced in the 2016 Oscar Race

Source: Academy Awards Press Release 

"Blind Vaysha" Photo Source: Berlinale

Today (Nov. 23) the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced that 10 animated short films have advance in the voting process for the 89th Academy Awards. Originally there were 69 films that had qualified.

So here are the 10 films:

"Blind Vaysha," Theodore Ushev, director (National Film Board of Canada)
"Borrowed Time," Andrew Coats and Lou Hamou-Lhadj, directors (Quorum Films)
"Happy End," Jan Saska, director (FAMU - Film and TV School of the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague)

"The Head Vanishes," Franck Dion, director (Papy3D Productions, National Film Board of Canada and ARTE France Cinema Department)

"Inner Workings," Leo Matsuda, director, and Sean Lurie, producer (Walt Disney Animation Studios)

"Once upon a Line," Alicja Jasina, director (University of Southern California)

"Pear Cider and Cigarettes," Robert Valley, director, and Cara Speller, producer (Massive Swerve Studios and Passion Pictures Animation)

"Pearl," Patrick Osborne, director (Google Spotlight Stories/Evil Eye Pictures)

"Piper," Alan Barillaro, director, and Marc Sondheimer, producer (Pixar Animation Studios)

"Sous Tes Doigts (Under Your Fingers)," Marie-Christine Court├Ęs, director, and Ludivine Berthouloux, art director (Vivement Lundi! and Novanima)

The next step is the Short Films and Feature Animation Branch members will now select five nominees from among the 10 titles on the shortlist.  Branch screenings will be held in Los Angeles, London, New York, and San Francisco in December. 

The nominations for the 89th Oscars will be announced on Tuesday, January 24, 2017. The 89th Oscars will be held on Sunday, February 26, 2017, at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center in Hollywood, and will be airing live on the ABC at 7 p.m. EST.