So far the Academy had released their shortlists for Best Documentary Short Subject and Feature Films, Animated Shorts, and Live Action Shorts and so far, a NaFF 2012 film has made it to each list.
Here's the track record so far (NaFF selections in bold)...
Best Documentary Feature:
Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry, directed by Alison Klayman
Bully, directed by Lee Hirsch
Chasing Ice,directed by Jeff Orlowski