Oscar’s Nominated Shorts to Play in L.A.

I Met The Walrus, Josh Raskin’s Oscar’s Nominated Shorts to Play in L.A.

Beverly Hills, CA (RUSHPNEWS) January 28, 2008 —To kick off Oscar® Week, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will present “Shorts!,” a program featuring the 2007 Academy Award®-nominated films in the Animated and Live Action Short Film categories, on Tuesday, February 19, at 7 p.m. at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills.

The program will feature onstage discussions with the nominated filmmakers (subject to availability).

The Animated Short Film and Live Action Short Film nominees are:
Animated Short Film
“I Met the Walrus,” Josh Raskin, director
“Madame Tutli-Putli,” Chris Lavis and Maciek
   Szczerbowski, directors
“Meme les Pigeons Vont au Paradis (Even Pigeons Go to
   Heaven),” Samuel Tourneux, director; Simon Vanesse,
   executive producer
“My Love (Moya Lyubov),” Alexander Petrov, director
“Peter & the Wolf,” Suzie Templeton, director; Hugh
   Welchman, producer
Live Action Short Film
“At Night,” Christian E. Christiansen, director; Louise Vesth,
“Il Supplente (The Substitute),” Andrea Jublin, director
“Les Mozart des Pickpockets (The Mozart of Pickpockets),”
   Philippe Pollet-Villard, director
“Tanghi Argentini,” Guido Thys, director; Anja Daelemans,
“The Tonto Woman,” Daniel Barber, director; Matthew Brown,
Tickets are $5 for the general public and $3 for Academy members and students with a valid ID. Tickets may be purchased online at www.oscars.org, by mail, or at the Academy’s box office during regular business hours beginning Friday, February 1, at 9 a.m.
The Samuel Goldwyn Theater is located at 8949 Wilshire Boulevard in Beverly Hills. Doors open at 6 p.m. All seating is unreserved. For more information, please call the Academy at (310) 247-3600 or visit www.oscars.org/events.
Academy Awards for outstanding film achievements of 2007 will be presented on Sunday, February 24, 2008, at the Kodak Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center®, and televised live by the ABC Television Network beginning at 5 p.m. PT. The Oscar presentation also will be televised live in more than 200 countries worldwide.
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8949 Wilshire Boulevard Beverly Hills, CA 90211-1972
(310) 247-3000 | www.oscars.org | publicity@oscars.org

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