Oscar shorts screen in LA

Jan 30, 2009 by Ian Evans

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will present Shorts!, a screening of all the 2008 Academy Award®-nominated films in the Animated and Live Action Short Film categories. The screening will take place on Tuesday, February 17, at 7:30 p.m. at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills.

The 2008 Animated Short Film and Live Action Short Film nominees are:

  • Animated Short Film
    • La Maison en Petits Cubes, Kunio Kato, director
    • Lavatory-Lovestory, Konstantin Bronzit, director
    • Oktapodi, Emud Mokhberi and Thierry Marchand, directors
    • Presto, Doug Sweetland, director
    • This Way Up, Alan Smith and Adam Foulkes, directors
  • Live Action Short Film
    • Auf der Strecke (On the Line), Reto Caffi, director
    • Manon on the Asphalt, Elizabeth Marre and Olivier Pont, directors
    • New Boy, Steph Green, director, and Tamara Anghie, producer
    • The Pig, Tivi Magnusson, producer, and Dorte H√łgh, director
    • Spielzeugland (Toyland), Jochen Alexander Freydank, producer-director

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 Monday, February 2, at 9 a.m. The Samuel Goldwyn Theater is located at 8949 Wilshire Boulevard in Beverly Hills. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. All seating is unreserved.

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