10 Live Action Shorts Advance in Oscar Race

The 10 films are listed below in alphabetical order by title, with their production companies: “Aquel No Era Yo (That Wasn’t Me),” Esteban Crespo, director (Producciones Africanauan) “Avant Que De Tout Perdre (Just before Losing Everything),” Xavier Legrand, director, and...
Posted On 22 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

Reviewing the Live Action and Animated Shorts

I’ve just watched all of the animated, all of the live action and all of the documentary shorts. ¬†I will attempt to review them with the caveat that — and this is very important, readers — what I like hardly ever wins in these categories. At first pass through...
Posted On 12 Feb 2011

Oscar-nominated shorts in theatrical release

Via press release: SHORTS INTERNATIONAL AND MAGNOLIA PICTURES PRESENT “THE OSCAR¬Æ NOMINATED SHORT FILMS 2010″ LONDON, UK, 29th January 2010 ‚Äì Shorts International and Magnolia Pictures will once again bring the wildly popular Oscar¬Æ nominated short film programme...
Posted On 05 Feb 2010