Not to be missed: the Oscars, Coen brothers, and more…

Encounters brings you the week's essential links on short films from around the web.

1. With the hottest date in the Hollywood calendar fast approaching, and with five films from Encounters in the running, make sure to watch this year’s Oscar nominated short films before the awards ceremony itself…

2. …or, if you’re short on time, get your knowledge of them up to scratch with this guide.

3. Watch ‘the most influential magazine of our time’ get brought to life in a brand new series where episodes consist several short films.

4. With the Coen brothers’ latest film ‘Hail, Caesar!’ just released, it’s worthwhile taking a look at some of their lesser know work – including two short films from the 2000s.

We’ll be keeping you updated with content from the world of short films that we believe shouldn’t be missed – keep your eyes peeled for the next post!