Exciting news! After recently unveiling the trailer for Job, Joris & Marieke's new short film (OTTO), we can now reveal that the animation has been selected by an independent committee of Dutch film professionals for Oscar® submission in the Animated Short Film category.
The Dutch committee were impressed by the film’s unique handling of a universal theme, the originality of the story and the very high degree of craftsmanship employed in its telling.
(Otto) is the second film by JJ&M to be submitted for consideration to the Academy. Their animated short A SINGLE LIFE received an Oscar® nomination in the Best Animated Short Film category (2015).