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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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    Which Best Live-Action Short Will Win the Oscar? Read On.

    Which Best Live-Action Short Will Win the Oscar? Read On.

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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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    Watch Depression Era-Set Short Film "Jack And The Dustbowl" (Short Shouts!)

    From Whitestone Motion Pictures, a short film titled Jack and the Dustbowl, centered around...

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    Short Starts: Watch "Ghost Closet '07" - Written by "Chronicle" Screenwriter Max Landis

    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 an earlier film by screenwriter Max Landis, who wrote "Chronicle."

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    Animator Don Hertzfeldt on His New Short and Why He Wants to Make a Feature Next

    Don Hertzfeldt is at the end of one journey and the beginning of another. The indie animator, perhaps best known for his brilliant 2000 short "Rejected," has been steadily churning out spectacularly eccentric animations for years, working on his own using a 2-D process largely of his own m...

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    Sundance 2012: Managing Cynicism - This Year’s Great Crop of Sundance Online Shorts

    Maybe I’m a bit cynical. That’s not true. I’m excessively cynical. I could claim it comes naturally once you’ve seen too many movies, but that doesn’t seem like a good enough excuse. And the 2012 Sundance Film Festival’s online shorts are a perfectly illustrative ...

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