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Oscar 2010: Short Live Action Film Semi-Finalists

5 December 2009 2:12 AM, PST | Alt Film Guide | See recent Alt Film Guide news »

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced the 10 semi-finalists in the live action short film category of the 2010 Academy Awards. Seventy-one pictures had originally qualified. The 10 films are listed below in alphabetical order: The Door, Juanita Wilson, director, and James Flynn, producer (Octagon Films Ltd.) The Ground Beneath, Rene Hernandez, director, and Kristina Ceyton, producer (Passion Pictures) Hotel, Tim Conrad, director-producer (Oyster Films) Instead of Abracadabra, Patrik Eklund, director, and Mathias Fjellstrom, producer (Direktorn & Fabrikorn) Kavi, Gregg Helvey, director-producer (Gregg Helvey) Miracle Fish, Luke Doolan, director, and Drew Bailey, producer (Druid Films) The New Tenants, Joachim Back, director, and Tivi Magnusson, producer (Park Pictures) The Response, Adam Rodgers, director, and Sig Libowitz, producer (Look at the Moon Productions) Short Term 12, [...] »

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10 Live Action Shorts Still Alive For Oscar

4 December 2009 12:53 PM, PST | Deadline Hollywood | See recent Deadline Hollywood news »

Beverly Hills, CA — 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®. Seventy-one pictures had originally qualified in the category. The 10 films are listed below in alphabetical order by title, with their production company: “The Door,” Juanita Wilson, director, and James Flynn, producer (Octagon Films Ltd.) “The Ground Beneath,” Rene Hernandez, director, and Kristina Ceyton, producer (Passion Pictures) “Hotel,” Tim Conrad, director-producer (Oyster Films) “Instead of Abracadabra,” Patrik Eklund, director, and Mathias Fjellstrom, producer (Direktorn & Fabrikorn) “Kavi,” Gregg Helvey, director-producer (Gregg Helvey) “Miracle Fish,” Luke Doolan, [...] »

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Live-action shorts vie for Oscar nom

4 December 2009 10:00 AM, PST | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

  Ten live-action short films -- ranging from director Juanita Wilson and producer James Flynn's "The Door," which looks at a Russian father and daughter, to director Tristram Shapeero and producer Daniel Jewel's "Sidney Turtlebaum," about an eccentric gay Jewish man in London -- have been shortlisted for the best live-action short film Oscar.

On Friday, the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences released the list of ten, from which three to five nominees will be chosen.

In addition to "Door" and "Turtlebaum," the contenders are: "The Ground Beneath," Rene Hernandez, director, and Kristina Ceyton, producer (Passion Pictures); "Hotel," Tim Conrad, director-producer (Oyster Films); "Instead of Abracadabra," Patrik Eklund, director, and Mathias Fjellstrom, producer (Direktorn & Fabrikorn); "Kavi," Gregg Helvey, director-producer; "Miracle Fish," Luke Doolan, director, and Drew Bailey, producer (Druid Films); "The New Tenants," Joachim Back, director, and Tivi Magnusson, producer (Park Pictures); "The Response," Adam Rodgers, director, »

- By Gregg Kilday

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