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    Talking with the Oscar Nominees for Animated Short Film

    I recently chatted with the Oscar nominees for "Feral" (Daniel Sousa), the Annie-winning "Get a Horse!" (Lauren MacMullan), "Mr. Hublot" (Laurent Witz), "Possessions" (Shuhei Morita), and "Room on the Broom" (Max Lang). We discussed personal connections and challenges. Interestingly, all five of the...

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    SXSW 2014 Unveils Midnighters and Shorts Lineup

    SXSW has rolled out its 2014 Midnighters section, as well as the fest’s complete short film lineup. Check out the program below.

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    2014 Oscar Nominated Short Films Hit Theaters January 31 (WATCH TRAILER)

    The 2014 Oscar nominated short films (in live-action, documentary and animation) are making their way to theaters January 31 (and debuting on iTunes February 25). Check out the full list of 15 short films playing in the program, plus watch the compilation's trailer, below.

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    Sundance Up Close: Lucy Walker's Powerful Short Doc 'The Lion's Mouth Opens'

    Something remarkable about Lucy Walker’s short documentary film “The Lion’s Mouth Opens,” which premiered at Sundance, is that in its mere fifteen minute running time a stage is set for a story that will unfold over years -- a lifetime.

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    Watch: Cast Your Vote for One of These 15 Free Sundance Shorts Online Now

    They're short, free, and online: 15 of this year's 66 selected shorts are available for viewing. The winner will receive the 2014 Sundance Film Festival Shorts Audience Award. Learn about five that embody this year's trends here. And check out the viewable 15 below.

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    Sundance Festival Shorts Tour

    A 93-minute collection of eight short films from the 2013 edition of the festival, the Sundance Film Festival Short Films program showcases a variety of both young and established filmmakers. Already playing now at the IFC Center in New York until January 2, the series is coming to a city near you.

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    Sundance 2014 Unveils Shorts Program Lineup

    Sundance has revealed its final 2014 programming announcement, for the short films lineup selected to screen at the upcoming edition of the fest, running January 16-26 in Park City, Salt Lake City, Ogden and Sundance, Utah.

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    Slamdance 2014 Unveils Lineups for Special Screenings, Beyond Section and Shorts Program

    The Slamdance Film Festival has unveiled its lineups in the Special Screenings, Beyond and Shorts programs for the 20th edition of the fest.

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    WATCH: Cinematographer Janusz Kaminski Directs Blanchett, Redford, Ejiofor and Many More in 11 Gorgeous Short Films

    Here's a nifty thing. Oscar-winning cinematographer Janusz Kaminski directed 11 very short films for the New York Times Magazine, and the Times has a released a behind-the-scenes video of Kaminski directing the likes of Cate Blanchett, Robert Redford, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Oprah Winfrey, Adele Exarchopo...

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    WATCH: 'Gravity' Short by Jonas Cuaron Is Eligible as Oscar Live-Action Short (VIDEO)

    Last time I saw "Gravity" co-writer Jonas Cuaron, I asked him when we could see the short "Aningaaq" that he made to accompany his father Alfonso's film, which is kicking ass at the box office all over the world ($500 million and counting) and is one of two Oscar frontrunners so far. He said they we...

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