Hair Love | Oscar®-Winning Short Film (Full) | Sony Pictures Animation

Published on Dec 5, 2019
Hair Love, an Oscar®-winning animated short film from Matthew A. Cherry, tells the heartfelt story of an African American father learning to do his daughter’s hair for the first time.

Matthew A. Cherry (Executive Producer, “BlacKkKlansman”)
Everett Downing Jr. (Animator, "Up")
Bruce W. Smith (Creator, “The Proud Family,” Animator, “The Princess and the Frog”)

Karen Rupert Toliver
Stacey Newton
Monica A. Young
Matthew A. Cherry
David Steward II
Carl Reed

Executive Producers:
Peter Ramsey (“Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse”)
Frank Abney (Animator, “Toy Story 4”)

Issa Rae (“Insecure”) as Zuri's mother

Co-Executive Producers:
Jordan Peele
Andrew Hawkins
Harrison Barnes
Yara and Keri Shahidi

Associate Producers:
N’Dambi Gillespie
Gabrielle Union-Wade
Dwayne Wade Jr.
Gabourey Sidibe
Stephanie Fredric
Claude Kelly

Music Composers:
Paul Mounsey
Daniel D. Crawford

Additional Composer:
Taylor Graves

Production Partners:
Lion Forge Animation
Chasing Miles
Matthew A. Cherry Entertainment

The project is a collaboration with Sony Pictures Animation that was launched as a Kickstarter campaign in 2017 with a fundraising goal of $75,000. Strong support led to the campaign amassing nearly $300,000, making it the most highly-funded short film campaign in Kickstarter history.

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The picture book “Hair Love” was released by Kokila Books/Penguin Random House on May 14, 2019, and became a New York Times Bestseller.


  • aww my nan showen me this 🥺when i was like 4

  • This girl really picked the mineta hair.. Bruh - really?

  • fr boutta cry over this tho fr, this explains my life

  • Aaaaa

  • Jajaja❤️💖🌹😊🤩🥀💘✋🏻

  • Love

  • In tears , this was beautiful!

  • This was so cute 🥺

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  • well im a sopping mess T_T

  • This made me cry so much mostly because I miss my mom. But this was just so cute!

  • The flowers he was about to give her, just straight out disappeared :P


  • Gsgetegegegegeegegegeeggegegge

  • Respect your HAIRitage ✊🏿 only a black woman knows how to style my hair the way I like it. Keep it real yall. 💯

  • That so sweet and lovely the mom is no hair now so that so sweet

  • Hair love? The evidence is BEYOND CLEAR that they hate their hair. Not sure what mother nature was thinking on THAT design. Gotta feel for them.

  • Ю каноэ вх эх плохих торгующих Л

  • I excepted this to be one of those race bait shorts where they are only liked because they have black people but no it's actually really solid

  • That comb popped him so good lol

  • 😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍

  • We got this book a couple of days ago in the mail & I love it, so does my daughter

  • The most wholesome thing is that my man jose over here went out in socks and sandals

  • this is the short film everyone needs to see

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  • That drawing was so shitty it even took her a few seconds to fake her reaction

  • How’s

  • 😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭

  • And I watched dis at school

  • Much Happ

  • I just got the book yesterday ❤️

  • I love how at the end the daughter loves her mums hair and the photos at the end near mum is growing hair

  • The first Sony animated short film to win an Oscar since “The ChubbChubbs!”

  • It reminds me my childhood memories 😂 ❤️

  • UwU

  • I'm not crying I'm just cosplaying as waterfall

  • the is a great self esteem bulder for our kids..I just love it..

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  • no, i am not crying... why do you think i'm crying, it's just a dirt in my eyes . . . . . . who am i kidding, i try to keep myself together here, this is beautiful

  • I thought this was a movie because at first it showed me ‘SONY PICTURE ANIMATION’ :o

  • amei parabes


  • Cute girl!!

  • Blacks:

  • He dumby😂🤣🤐😵😪

  • The cat's face at the end 😂😂 LMAO

  • Eu adoro isso porque esa coisa que o fim tiver se alguém um cabelo bonito ou e verdade ou apelido ou não

  • Oui

  • Omg i haven't watched this till like 2nd grade

  • Why cant she cut her hair?

  • Thanks for sharing the video, stay connected 😆😆😆😆

  • Thanks for sharing the video, stay connected 🍅😘😍

  • Thanks for sharing the video, stay connected 🍊😀😘😍

  • Six minutes of glorious….❤️🙏🏾

  • I love this it is so cute

  • عربي

  • I have hair like the little girl and im really trying to learn how to maintain my afro. If anyone has any tips of videos on how, PLEASE help me

  • Why am I crying? :')

  • I'm Crying!

  • Cute


  • When I said I cried -

  • Those aren't husband guys. Those are mom's boyfriend vibes, and he's a keeper.

  • Hair love? They have a cat 🐈. At the morning they are sad and I’m sad 😢 because of the hair. 😢😢😢😢😢😢😢😢😢😢😭😭😢😢😢😢😢😢😢😢😢😢😢

  • muito bom, amei

  • Phoebe 🤭😍🥰

  • uhu

  • Wow😳 really a masterpiece ❤️ Everything so beautiful done and managed..! ❣️

  • نخخ

  • how her mom hair become tonsure...cancer ?

  • nice story....

  • awww cute! :)

  • I love

  • This is Sony pictures animation’s first 2D animated short film instead of cg

  • 😍

  • My dad loose all of his hair during chemo. Now I'm growing my hair and donate it to wigs for kids

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  • New Alanis lyric: When your whole thing is hair USdos, and you lose all your hair, isn't it ironic

  • I’m

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  • Wow amazing ❤️😻❤️


  • My 3 year old HAS to read the book every night before bed ❤️

  • My straight hair friends: YoUr hAiR wIll looK better iF U BrUsH It Me:

  • I'm not crying you're crying

  • This is so cute

  • Que bonitooooo

  • Love 💘

  • That hair beat him up


  • its a school assighnmrnt

  • Omg this is almost like me

  • That makes me so sad because her mom has this condition that she had to lose all of her hair but she's so happy a

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