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2022 Oscars Challenge: [Short Film #14] “Ala Kachuu – Take and Run” (One Nomination)

SHORT #14 OF 15 94TH ACADEMY AWARDS | 2022 OSCARS CHALLENGE“Ala Kachuu – Take and Run”MARCH 26, 2022VIMEO DAY 47 OF 48 Best Live Action Short FilmProduced by Maria Brendle and Nadine Lüchinger Best Live Action Short Film Maria Brendle — 1st time Nominee — Nadine Lüchinger — 1st time Nominee — CHANCES PERSONAL PREDICTIONS EXPERT PREDICTIONS Nineteen-year-old Sezim wants to fulfil her dream … Read More 2022 Oscars Challenge: [Short Film #14] “Ala Kachuu – Take and Run” (One Nomination)

2022 Oscars Challenge: [Short Film #13] “The Dress” (One Nomination)

SHORT #13 OF 15 94TH ACADEMY AWARDS | 2022 OSCARS CHALLENGE“THE DRESS”MARCH 24, 2022HBO MAX DAY 45 OF 48 Best Live Action Short FilmProduced by Tadeusz Łysiak and Maciej Ślesicki Best Live Action Short Film Tadeusz Łysiak — 1st time Nominee — Maciej Ślesicki PREVIOUS NOMINATIONS 87TH ACADEMY AWARDS (2014)Best Documentary Short Subject“Our Curse”NOMINEE CHANCES PERSONAL PREDICTIONS EXPERT PREDICTIONS Lust, sexuality and physicality are … Read More 2022 Oscars Challenge: [Short Film #13] “The Dress” (One Nomination)

2022 Oscars Challenge: [Short Film #11] “Please Hold” (One Nomination)

SHORT #11 OF 15 94TH ACADEMY AWARDS | 2022 OSCARS CHALLENGE“PLEASE HOLD”MARCH 24, 2022HBO MAX DAY 45 OF 48 Best Live Action Short FilmProduced by K.D. Dávila and Levin Menekse Best Live Action Short Film K.D. Dávila — 1st time Nominee — Levin Menekse — 1st time Nominee — CHANCES PERSONAL PREDICTIONS EXPERT PREDICTIONS In the near future, a young working-class Latino is wrongfully … Read More 2022 Oscars Challenge: [Short Film #11] “Please Hold” (One Nomination)

2022 Oscars Challenge: [Short Film #7] “On My Mind” (One Nomination)

SHORT #7 OF 15 94TH ACADEMY AWARDS | 2022 OSCARS CHALLENGE“On My Mind”MARCH 23, 2022YOUTUBE DAY 44 OF 48 Best Live Action Short FilmProduced by Martin Strange-Hansen and Kim Magnusson Best Live Action Short Film Martin Strange-Hansen PREVIOUS NOMINATIONS 75TH ACADEMY AWARDS (2002)Best Live Action Short“This Charming Man (Der Er En Yndig Mand)”WINNER Kim Magnusson PREVIOUS NOMINATIONS 69TH ACADEMY AWARDS (1996)Best Live Action Short“Ernst … Read More 2022 Oscars Challenge: [Short Film #7] “On My Mind” (One Nomination)

2022 Oscars Challenge: [Short Film #4] “The Long Goodbye” (One Nomination)

SHORT #4 OF 15 94TH ACADEMY AWARDS | 2022 OSCARS CHALLENGE“The Long Goodbye”MARCH 23, 2022YOUTUBE DAY 44 OF 48 Best Live Action Short FilmProduced by Aneil Karia and Riz Ahmed Best Live Action Short Film Aneil Karia — 1st time Nominee — Riz Ahmed PREVIOUS NOMINATIONS 93RD ACADEMY AWARDS (2020)Best Actor in a Leading Role“Sound of Metal”NOMINEE CHANCES PERSONAL PREDICTIONS EXPERT PREDICTIONS In a … Read More 2022 Oscars Challenge: [Short Film #4] “The Long Goodbye” (One Nomination)

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Oscars Shortlist: 15 Live Action Shorts Nearing 94th Academy Award Nomination

SHORT FILM (LIVE ACTION) SHORTLIST: “Ala Kachuu – Take and Run” “Censor of Dreams” “The Criminals” “Distances” “The Dress” “Frimas” “Les Grandes Claques” “The Long Goodbye” “On My Mind” “Please Hold” “Stenofonen” “Tala’vision” “Under the Heavens” “When the Sun Sets” “You’re Dead Helen” One hundred forty-five films qualified in the category. Members of the Short Films and Feature Animation, Directors, Producers and Writers Branches … Read More Oscars Shortlist: 15 Live Action Shorts Nearing 94th Academy Award Nomination

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Oscars Shortlist: 10 Live Action Shorts Nearing 93rd Academy Award Nomination

SHORT FILM (LIVE ACTION) SHORTLIST: “Bittu” “Da Yie” “Feeling Through” “The Human Voice” “The Kicksled Choir” “The Letter Room” “The Present” “Two Distant Strangers” “The Van” “White Eye” Two things are bound to get noticed when it comes to the Short Films and Feature Animation Branch picking the final five nominees: poignant subject matter and stars. As “The Human Voice” has Tilda Swinton starring … Read More Oscars Shortlist: 10 Live Action Shorts Nearing 93rd Academy Award Nomination

2020 Oscars Challenge: Best Live Action Short Films

Personally, “Nefta Football Club” was my favorite short of the Oscars, just because it went places that I didn’t expect it to go and it was very humorous for what it was. The front-runner is “The Neighbors’ Window,” which I found to be a little too creepy for my liking.

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Oscars Shortlist: 10 Live Action Shorts in the Final Round for the 92nd Academy Awards

The Best Live Action Short category has been narrowed down to ten contenders.

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Oscars Watch: 10 Live Action Shorts Shortlisted for 91st Academy Awards

Ten films will advance in the Live Action Short Film category for the 91st Academy Awards. One hundred forty films had originally qualified in the category. Members of the Short Films and Feature Animation Branch vote to determine the shortlist and the nominees. The films, listed in alphabetical order by title, are: “Caroline” “Chuchotage” “Detainment” “Fauve” “Icare” “Marguerite” “May Day” “Mother” “Skin” “Wale” Nomination … Read More Oscars Watch: 10 Live Action Shorts Shortlisted for 91st Academy Awards

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Oscars Shortlist: 10 Live Action Shorts Shortlisted for 90th Academy Awards

“DeKalb Elementary” – Reed Van Dyk (UCLA) “The Eleven O’Clock” – Derin Seale (FINCH) “Facing Mecca” – Jan-Eric Mack and Joël Jent (Dschoint Ventschr Filmproduktion) “Icebox” – Daniel Sawka and Camille Cornuel (Iceboxthefilmco) “Lost Face” – Sean Meehan and Sam McGarry (Soma Films) “My Nephew Emmett” – Kevin Wilson, Jr. (New York University) “Rise of a Star” – James Bort and Boris Mendza (Fulldawa … Read More Oscars Shortlist: 10 Live Action Shorts Shortlisted for 90th Academy Awards

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2016 Oscars Challenge: Best Live Action Short

STUTTERER || From my limited experience in the Oscar Challenge, I can tell you that more often than not, the Academy drifts towards the shorts that make them feel warm and cozy. They tend not to like being challenged by their shorts and for that, “Stutterer” is the sweet story of a young man that has a nasty stutter. But that doesn’t stop him … Read More 2016 Oscars Challenge: Best Live Action Short

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Oscars Shortlist: 10 Live Action Shorts Shortlisted for 88th Academy Awards

Five of these live action shorts will be picked from the current pool of 10, most of which come from different countries other than America. The final five will be screened in theaters in the Oscar Shorts series that is presented most years. Last year’s winner was “The Phone Call,” which starred Sally Hawkins and Jim Broadbent. “Ave Maria,” Basil Khalil (Incognito Films) “Bad … Read More Oscars Shortlist: 10 Live Action Shorts Shortlisted for 88th Academy Awards

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2014 Oscars Challenge: Oscar Nominated Shorts – Live Action

“Helium” – Anders Walter and Kim Magnusson Of all the live action shorts this year, “Helium” is the most sentimental, or in other words, the one that is the most likely to make you cry. As a hospital janitor makes a connection with a young dying boy, he re-imagines heaven for the boy as he questions life after death. Telling stories of a land … Read More 2014 Oscars Challenge: Oscar Nominated Shorts – Live Action

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Oscars Shortlist: 10 Live Action Shorts Shortlisted for 86th Academy Awards

FOR YOUR CONSIDERATION: TEN LIVE ACTION SHORTS “Aquel No Era Yo (That Wasn’t Me),” Esteban Crespo, director (Producciones Africanauan) “Avant Que De Tout Perdre (Just before Losing Everything),” Xavier Legrand, director, and Alexandre Gavras, producer (KG Productions) “Dva (Two),” Mickey Nedimovic, director, and Henner Besuch, director of photography (Filoufilm Dani Barsch) “Helium,” Anders Walter, director, and Kim Magnusson, producer (M & M Productions) “Kush,” … Read More Oscars Shortlist: 10 Live Action Shorts Shortlisted for 86th Academy Awards

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Oscars Shortlist: 11 Live Action Shorts Shortlisted for 85th Academy Awards

A necessity in any well-rounded Academy Awards is the Shorts categories. The live action shorts were narrowed down from a staggering 125 entries to a much more respectable 11 (barring a tie). “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,” … Read More Oscars Shortlist: 11 Live Action Shorts Shortlisted for 85th Academy Awards