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    Short Starts: Watch the Hayao Miyazaki-Scripted "Panda! Go Panda!" and "On Your Mark"

    Short Starts is a column devoted to kicking off the week with a short film, typically one tied to a new release. Today we look at three shorts from the mind of Japanese animation master Hayao Miyazaki, who co-wrote "The Secret World of Arietti," which opens Friday.

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    Canada in Berlin

    As we roll into Berlin where War Witch (aka Rebelle) (ISA: Films Distribution) by Kim Nguyen is in Competition. While it’s Kim’s 4th feature, this is the first of his films to have a world premiere at an international festival. This is exceptional as well because the last time the Cana...

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    Short Teaser Watch: Salli Richardson-Whitfield's "Grace" (Woman Tangles w/ Male Stranger in Isolated Cabin- PAFF Premiere )

    The short narrative feature Grace, which marks Salli Richardson-Whitfield's directorial debut, makes its premiere tomorrow Friday 2/10 at the Pan African Film Festival. Grace, about a white woman in an isolated cabin who confronts a black male stranger, is written by Richardson-Whitfield and Ava...

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    Review and Ranking of the 2012 Oscar-Nominated Live Action Shorts

    I wasn’t too thrilled with last year’s Oscar nominees in the live action short category. It was my first time seeing and reviewing all the films, though, and I wasn’t aware that it was such an off year. The 2012 nominees, on the other hand, are all excellent. Whether this is eviden...

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    Which Doc Short Will Win the Oscar? Bet On Lucy Walker.

    As usual, the Oscar nominees for Best Documentary Short Subject mainly involve issues of immediate social and political value, with one curious exception: "God is Greater than Elvis," Rebecca Cammisa and Julie Anderson's portrait of former actress Dolores Hart's transition from acc...

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    Review and Ranking of the 2012 Oscar-Nominated Animated Shorts

    Curious which Oscar-nominated animated short film will win the Academy Award on February 26? Well, I'm no prognosticator and I honestly don't really care which little-known filmmaker takes home the golden statue. But I am happy the Oscars exist and have the animated short category because it...

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    Short Film "Yom Kippur At WME" Starring J.B. Smoove Gives Career Boost To Writer

    I just learned that the below short film, made by writer Geoff LaTulippe - a short he made for WME's company retreat, starring comedian/action J.B. Smoove - helped Mr LaTulippe close his first directing job at Paramount - an untitled comedy ensemble based on his pitch.

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    Short Starts: Watch Two Tim Burton-ish Films by "Journey 2" Director Brad Peyton

    Short Starts is a column devoted to kicking off the week with a short film, typically one tied to a new release. Today we look at two early films by director Brad Peyton, whose latest feature is the sequel "Journey 2: The Mysterious Island."

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    When TV Vets Make an Indie Short: Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Brad Hall Talk "Picture Paris"

    Last year, after decades of television experience between them, husband-wife duo Brad Hall and Julia Louis-Dreyfus set out to make their way through a different medium: short film. With a crew of peers working on two continents, the fruit of their labor is the new 30-minute short, “Picture Par...

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