11 Live-Action Short Films Advance in the Oscar Race


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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced 11 live-action short films have advanced in the voting process. Out of 125 eligible pictures, these 11 films have moved one step closer to Oscar glory:
“A Fábrica (The Factory),” Aly Muritiba, director (Grafo Audiovisual)
“Asad,” Bryan Buckley, director, and Mino Jarjoura, producer (Hungry Man)
“Buzkashi Boys,” Sam French, director, and Ariel Nasr, producer (Afghan Film Project)
“Curfew,” Shawn Christensen, director (Fuzzy Logic Pictures)
“Death of a Shadow (Dood van een Schaduw),” Tom Van Avermaet, director, and Ellen De Waele, producer (Serendipity Films)
“Henry,” Yan England, director (Yan England)
“Kiruna-Kigali,” Goran Kapetanovic, director (Hepp Film AB)
“The Night Shift Belongs to the Stars,” Silvia Bizio and Paola Porrini Bisson, producers (Oh! Pen LLC)
“9meter,” Anders Walther, director, and Tivi Magnusson, producer (M & M Productions A/S)
“Salar,” Nicholas Greene, director, and Julie Buck, producer (Nicholas Greene)
“when you find me,” Ron Howard, executive producer, and Bryce Dallas Howard, director
(Freestyle Picture Company)
Out of the 11 films still in the running, the Short Films and Feature Animation branch members will now have the tough task of choosing three to five nominees.
The 85th Academy Awards nominees will be revealed on January 10, 2013. The Oscars will take place on February 24, 2013 at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Centre.
Source: Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences


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