via press release:
Beverly Hills, CA ‚Äî The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that 10 live action short films will advance in the voting process for the 82nd Academy Awards¬Æ. Seventy-one pictures had originally qualified in the category.
The 10 films are listed below in alphabetical order by title, with their production company:
- ‚ÄúThe Door,‚Äù Juanita Wilson, director, and James Flynn, producer (Octagon Films Ltd.)
- ‚ÄúThe Ground Beneath,‚Äù Rene Hernandez, director, and Kristina Ceyton, producer (Passion Pictures)
- ‚ÄúHotel,‚Äù Tim Conrad, director-producer (Oyster Films)
- ‚ÄúInstead of Abracadabra,‚Äù Patrik Eklund, director, and Mathias Fjellstrom, producer (Direktorn & Fabrikorn)
- ‚ÄúKavi,‚Äù Gregg Helvey, director-producer (Gregg Helvey)
- ‚ÄúMiracle Fish,‚Äù Luke Doolan, director, and Drew Bailey, producer (Druid Films)
- ‚ÄúThe New Tenants,‚Äù Joachim Back, director, and Tivi Magnusson, producer (Park Pictures)
- ‚ÄúThe Response,‚Äù Adam Rodgers, director, and Sig Libowitz, producer (Look at the Moon Productions)
- ‚ÄúShort Term 12,‚Äù Destin Daniel Cretton, director-producer, and Michelle Steffes, producer (Destin Cretton)
- ‚ÄúSidney Turtlebaum,‚Äù Tristram Shapeero, director, and Daniel Jewel, producer (Third Man Films Limited)
The 82nd Academy Awards nominations will be announced on Tuesday, February 2, 2010, at 5:30 a.m. PT in the Academy‚Äôs Samuel Goldwyn Theater.
Academy Awards for outstanding film achievements of 2009 will be presented on Sunday, March 7, 2010, at the Kodak Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center¬Æ, and televised live by the ABC Television Network. The Oscar presentation also will be televised live in more than 200 countries worldwide.