OSCAR NOMINATED SHORTS 2015 – DOCUMENTARIES

For the past ten years, ShortsHD™, the global Short Movie Channel (www.shorts.tv), has worked with Magnolia Pictures to bring the Oscar Nominated short programs (Live Action/Animation/Documentary) to theaters, giving audiences a chance to see the nominees prior to Hollywood’s Big Night. This Friday, the five nominees for Documentary short film will play as one program Denver, CO at the Sie Film Center. Visit http://www.denverfilm.org/filmcenter/detail.aspx?id=27220 for screening times, ticket prices and additional info. All photos courtesy of ShortsHD. Crisis Hotline: Veterans Press 1 (USA/40 mins/2014) – Last year it was Lone Survivor, this year it is American Sniper, both based on real Navy Seals, both … Continue reading OSCAR NOMINATED SHORTS 2015 – DOCUMENTARIES

OSCAR NOMINATED SHORT FILMS 2015 – ANIMATION

For the past ten years, ShortsHD™, the global Short Movie Channel (www.shorts.tv), has worked with Magnolia Pictures to bring the Oscar Nominated short programs (Live Action/Animation/Documentary) to theaters, giving audiences a chance to see the nominees prior to Hollywood’s Big Night. This Friday, the five nominees for Animated short film will play as one program Denver, CO at Landmark’s Chez Artiste. Visit http://www.landmarktheatres.com/denver/chez-artiste-theatre for screening times, ticket prices and additional info. All photos courtesy of ShortsHD. A Single Life (The Netherlands/2 mins/2014) – A young woman (Pien Feith) sits alone in her apartment eating pizza when a mysterious vinyl record appears. She places the … Continue reading OSCAR NOMINATED SHORT FILMS 2015 – ANIMATION

OSCAR NOMINATED SHORT FILMS 2015 – LIVE ACTION

For the past ten years, ShortsHD™, the global Short Movie Channel (www.shorts.tv), has worked with Magnolia Pictures to bring the Oscar Nominated short programs (Live Action/Animation/Documentary) to theaters, giving audiences a chance to see the nominees prior to Hollywood’s Big Night. This Friday, the five nominees for Live Action short film will play as one program Denver, CO at Landmark’s Chez Artiste. Visit http://www.landmarktheatres.com/denver/chez-artiste-theatre for screening times, ticket prices and additional info. All photos courtesy of ShortsHD. Aya (Israel – France/39 mins/2012) – Aya (Sarah Adler) was waiting for her friend’s flight to land when a driver (Gil Wasserman) handed her a sign … Continue reading OSCAR NOMINATED SHORT FILMS 2015 – LIVE ACTION

Oscars 2014

Formed in 1927 by Louis B. Mayer, The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences was designed to deal with improving the industries image. At that time, movies were not seen on the same sophisticated level as literature, music and painting, so the Academy decided to congratulate its own in hopes of lending credence to their medium. It worked, and 86 years later, the Oscar ceremony is the largest, most watched and possibly most discussed award ceremony of the major four (Grammy, Emmy and Tony being the other three). 2013 proved to be one of the best and most diverse years for movie going in recent … Continue reading Oscars 2014

THE OSCAR NOMINATED SHORT SUBJECTS – LIVE ACTION

Of the twenty-four categories, The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences devotes three categories to honor achievement in a short subject: Animation, Documentary, and Live Action. Submissions must be less than 40 minutes in length and have held a seven-day theatrical run in either Los Angeles County or the Borough of Manhattan during the eligibility period (October 1, 2012 – September 30, 2013 for Animation and Live Action, September 1, 2012 – August 31, 2013 for Documentary). The Academy has presented an Oscar for Live Action Short Film since 1932. Shorts HD TV have done an excellent job making these … Continue reading THE OSCAR NOMINATED SHORT SUBJECTS – LIVE ACTION

THE OSCAR NOMINATED SHORT SUBJECTS – ANIMATION

Of the twenty-four categories, The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences devotes three categories to honor achievement in a short subject: Animation, Documentary, and Live Action. Submissions must be less than 40 minutes in length and have held a seven-day theatrical run in either Los Angeles County or the Borough of Manhattan during the eligibility period (October 1, 2012 – September 30, 2013 for Animation and Live Action, September 1, 2012 – August 31, 2013 for Documentary). The Academy has presented an Oscar for the Animated Short Film since 1932. Shorts HD TV have done an excellent job making these … Continue reading THE OSCAR NOMINATED SHORT SUBJECTS – ANIMATION

THE OSCAR NOMINATED SHORT SUBJECTS – DOCUMENTARY

Of the twenty-four categories, The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences devotes three categories to honor achievement in a short subject: Animation, Documentary, and Live Action. Submissions must be less than 40 minutes in length and have held a seven-day theatrical run in either Los Angeles County or the Borough of Manhattan during the eligibility period (October 1, 2012 – September 30, 2013 for Animation and Live Action, September 1, 2012 – August 31, 2013 for Documentary). Shorts HD TV have done an excellent job making these shorts more and more available to the movie going public. Each category … Continue reading THE OSCAR NOMINATED SHORT SUBJECTS – DOCUMENTARY

In Their Words – Sunday, April 28, 2013

“As far as I can remember, being a celebrity has never helped me make a good picture, or a good shot in a polo game, or command the obedience of my daughter, or impress my wife. It doesn’t even seem to help keep fleas off our dogs, and if being a celebrity won’t give one advantage over a couple of fleas, then I guess there can’t be that much in being a celebrity after all.” –Walt Disney   Continue reading In Their Words – Sunday, April 28, 2013