A collection of the 2008 Academy Award nominated live action and animated short films. The live action shorts include "Auf Der Strecke" ("On the Line"), "Grisen" ("The Pig"), "Manon Sur Le Bitume" ("Manon on the Asphalt"), "New Boy," "Spielzeugland" ("Toyland"). The animated shorts include "Lavatory - Lovestory," "La Maison En Petits Cubes" ("Pieces of Love, Vol 1"), "Oktapodi," "This Way Up," ("Moya Lyubov") and "Peter & The Wolf," plus the following highly commended films: "Varmints," "John and Karen," "Gopher Broke," "Skhizein," and "Hot Dog."