Fox Searchlight has acquired two short films that screened in the Tiff Short Cuts programme and will mount awards campaigns as part of a new venture.
Feathers directed by A.V. Rockwell and Birdie by Shelly Lauman will get exclusive runs at the Vintage Los Feliz 3 Theatres starting on Monday (24). Both shorts will receive one-week qualifying runs in advance of the 91st Academy Awards ceremony.
Fox Searchlight Pictures previously released Wes Anderson’s 2007 short Hotel Chevalier prior to select prints of The Darjeeling Limited.
At time of writing Searchlight had not replied