Wednesday, March 23, 2011
ENCOUNTERS: NOW THE LEADING UK GATEWAY FOR SHORT FILMAWARDS
|'God of Love' director Luke Matheny (left)|
Posted by THE OSCAR NOMINATED SHORT FILMS 2011 at 12:32 PM
Wednesday, February 23, 2011
This weekend, we're thrilled to be hosting an exclusive UK screening of this year’s Oscar® Nominated Short Films in partnership with Brain Wash.
This is the only chance for Londoners to catch this year’s short film nominees on the big screen prior the Academy Awards® with two special screenings taking place at Curzon Soho on the 26th (Best Animated Short Films) and 27th (Best Live Action Short Films) of February at Midday (12pm).
To book tickets for the Animation programme, click here. To book tickets for the Live Action programme, click here.
Don't fret if you're unable to make it down, most of the nominated shorts (minus the documentaries and The Gruffalo) are now available to download from iTunes.
Tuesday, February 22, 2011
This year's Live Action and Animated Oscar Nominated Short Films have hit iTunes. Click a title to go straight to the film.
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Friday, February 11, 2011
The Oscar Nominated Short Films 2011 hit US Theaters today and critics nationwide are raving about the films. Check out some of our favourite quotes below:
This is probably the best group of Oscar-nominated shorts in the six years they've been distributed to theaters.
The five Oscar-nominated documentary shorts serve as incredibly efficient treatments of pressing world concerns.
This year’s contenders take on love, faith and other big-picture topics with a delicate poignancy that makes them well worth seeing.
To find a Theater showing The Oscar Nominated Short Films 2011 near you, click here or jump to the official website shortshd.com/theoscarshorts.
Thursday, February 10, 2011
In the lead up to the 83rd Academy Awards on February 27th, we are taking a closer look at this year's short film nominees. Today, one of this year's Best Live Action Short Film contenders, The Crush.
|Best Live Action Short Film nominee, The Crush|
THE CRUSH Ireland/15 MIN
Director/Writer: Michael Creagh
Producer: Damon Quinn
Cast: Charlie Bonner, Neilí Conroy, Oran Creagh, Rory Keenan, Olga Wehrly
Ardal Travis is in love. There's just one problem. He's an 8 year old schoolboy and the object of his affection is his Second Class teacher, Miss Purdy. But when her boyfriend arrives on the scene Ardal is heartbroken. His reaction, though, is a little unexpected. He challenges Miss Purdy's boyfriend to a duel. To the death.
Michael Creagh was born in Belfast. He received a degree in design at Belfast College before moving to Dublin to follow a career in advertising. After 12 years as an art director he has been trying to break into both films and commercials. The Crush is his debut short film.
View an exclusive clip from The Crush below.