Lucasfilm explored some new venues with this year’s release of Star Wars: Visions. They worked with various famous Anime studios that each got the chance to create stories that are inspired by the famous franchise. It offered quite a diverse selection of stories, such as a rock opera featuring familiar characters from the original trilogy. Well, it seems that one of the many shorts is now qualified to get an Oscar nomination for 2022.
CartoonBrew revealed the current list of 84 films that are up for a nomination. Disney is quite represented with their shorts Us Again, Nona, and Twenty Something. Hidden in the list at #80 is the Visions‘ episode by Hitoshi Haga titled The Village Bride. So far, it seems to be the only episode to nab a nomination in the Animated Short Films category.