Oscar-nominated shorts to open in theaters
Shorts International and Magnolia Pictures will release the Oscar-nominated shorts in theaters starting Feb. 11.
In Los Angeles, the nominees for best animated and live action shorts will open Feb. 11 at the Nuart in West L.A. and in Orange County at the South Coast Village Plaza in Santa Ana. On Feb. 25, the two programs will open at Laemmle's Town Center 5, Encino; Laemmle's Pasadena Playhouse 7 in Pasadena and Laemmle's Sunset 5 in West Hollywood. Separate admission for each program. The nominees for best documentary short will open Feb. 18 at Laemmle's Sunset 5 in West Hollywood.
Below, the nominees:
BEST DOCUMENTARY SHORT FILM
"Killing, the Name"
"Strangers No More"
"Sun Come Up"
"The Warriors of Qiugang"
"Day & Night," Teddy Newton
"The Gruffalo," Jakob Schuh and Max Lang
"Let's Pollute," Geefwee Boedoe
"The Lost Thing," Shaun Tan and Andrew Ruhemann
"Madagascar, carnet de voyage (Madagascar, a Journey Diary)," Bastien Dubois
BEST LIVE ACTION SHORT FILM
"The Confession," Tanel Toom
"The Crush," Michael Creagh
"God of Love," Luke Matheny
"Na Wewe," Ivan Goldschmidt
"Wish 143," Ian Barnes and Samantha Waite
-- Tom O'Neil
Photo: "The Gruffalo" (BBC)