Magnolia Pictures and Shorts International announced that the five nominees for Best Live Action Short film at the 78th Academy Awards are now available for purchase and download on Apple's iTunes Music Store. The five nominated live action films now on iTunes are: "Ausreisser (The Runaway) by Ulricke Grote; "Cashback" Sean Ellis; "The Last Farm" by Runar Runarsson; "Our Time Is Up" by Rob Pearlstein; and "Six Shooter" by Martin McDonagh. Shorts International recently teamed with Magnolia Pictures to launch screenings of all 10 Oscar nominated shorts from the live action and animated categories in select theaters around the U.S. The films opened in select markets on February 24 and will continue for the next few weeks. "Distribution initiatives like these are exciting to be involved with and we are glad to have the opportunity to showcase these fantastic films," said Magnolia President Eamonn Bowles in a release. More information can be found at their Web site. [Tamara Schweitzer]