Reviewing the Live Action Shorts

Starting on February 22, the shorts nominated for the Oscars this year will be available on VOD and iTunes, as well as in theaters. We got an early look at them and as usual they are all exceptional. First up, the Live Action shorts. Predictions at the end of the piece. My short...
Posted On 05 Feb 2014

Gravity on Earth: Jonás Cuarón’s short film Aningaaq

Just as it was great to go into Gravity knowing as little as possible, I think there’s really no need to describe what you’ll see in Jonás Cuarón’s short film Aningaaq that serves as a companion piece to the sensational film he and his father created. Stop...
Posted On 21 Nov 2013

Academy announces new Oscar ballot shakeup

Word went out to Academy members today about a big change in ballot procedure for three categories. Until now, members who wanted to vote for Best Documentary Feature, Live Action Short or Animated Short would need to trek to designated screening locations where they got their...
Posted On 12 Jan 2013

11 Live Action Shorts advance in Oscar race

BEVERLY HILLS, CA – The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that 11 live action short films will advance in the voting process for the 85th Academy Awards®. A tie in the nominations balloting resulted in 11 films being shortlisted. One hundred twenty-five...
Posted On 29 Nov 2012

Ten Live Action Shorts Advance to Oscar

“Je Pourrais Être Votre Grand-Mère (I Could Be Your Grandmother),” Bernard Tanguy, director-producer (Rézina Productions) “Love at First Sight,” Michael Davies, director and Sandra Gorel, producer (Spellbound Films) “Pentecost,” Peter McDonald,...
Posted On 14 Dec 2011
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