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by Peter Knegt
October 10, 2013 3:25 PM
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8 Doc Shorts Get Shortlisted For 2013 Oscars

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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that the field of Documentary Short Subject contenders for the 86th Academy Awards has been narrowed to eight films, of which three to five will earn nominations.

The eight films are listed below in alphabetical order by title, with their production companies:

“CaveDigger,” Karoffilms
“Facing Fear,” Jason Cohen Productions, LLC
“Jujitsu-ing Reality,” Sobini Films
“Karama Has No Walls,” Hot Spot Films
“The Lady in Number 6: Music Saved My Life,” Reed Entertainment
“Prison Terminal: The Last Days of Private Jack Hall,” Prison Terminal LLC
“Recollections,” notrac productions
“SLOMO,” Big Young Films and Runaway Films

Voters from the Academy’s Documentary Branch viewed this year’s 40 eligible entries and submitted their ballots to PricewaterhouseCoopers for tabulation.


  • Human Being | October 10, 2013 4:53 PMReply

    Yeah – no kidding. Thanks for little to no info!

  • Mark Rabinowitz | October 10, 2013 4:30 PMReply

    How about listing the directors?

  • Marian | October 11, 2013 4:44 AM

    Yes indeed! Please! I depend on you Peter, for director gender info! :)