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The 2010 LA Shorts Fest ended July 30, 2010 with its awards ceremony
Jul 31, 2010
The 2010 LA Shorts Fest
ended July 30, 2010 with its awards ceremony at Capitol City Hollywood, 1615
N.Cahuenga Boulevard, Hollywood, CA 90028.
Now in its 14th year, the
screenings were held at Laemmle's Sunset 5 Theatre, 8000 Sunset Blvd., West
Hollywood, CA 90048, from July 22 to July 29, 2010.
The jury was composed of:
Paula Wagner, producer (THE LAST SAMURAI, WAR OF THE WORLDS), and founder of
Chestnut Ridge Productions,
Andy Fickman, director (YOU AGAIN, GAME PLAN),
Thomas Jane, actor (Hung),
Carrie Preston, actress (True Blood, MY BEST FRIEND'S WEDDING),
Mariana Klaveno, actress (True Blood),
Matt Lanter, actor (90210),
Tom Arnold, actor (TRUE LIES, SOUL PLANE),
Mimi Steinbauer, president, Hyde Park International,
Brian O'Shea, president, Affinity International,
Cort Lane, VP of Animation, Marvel,
David Ortiz, Executive, One Race Productions.
LA Shorts Fest honors those
individuals who have achieved excellence in short films. As the largest short
film festival in the world with more than 260 film screenings and 9 days of
educational panels, interactive and entertaining events, the festival has
become the industry standard for showcasing and awarding undiscovered talent.
The LA Shorts Fest '10
award winners in the Best Creative Commercial, Best Documentary and Special
Recognition Awards are:
Best Creative Commercial:
WAY OF MONEY, director Tilman Baum
Best Documentary: KILLING
IN THE NAME, director Jed Rothstein
Special Recognition Awards:
THE GIFT, director Carl Erik Rinsch
The following LA Shorts
Fest '10 award winners are automatically eligible to be submitted to the
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for Academy Award consideration.
Best Experimental: STANLEY
PICLE, director Vicky Mather
Best Animation: ZERO,
director Christopher Kezelos
Best Comedy: THE MAN WHO
MARRIED HIMSELF, director Garrick Hamm
Best Drama: PARAPHERNALIA,
director John Williams
Best Foreign Film: BETWEEN
HEAVEN AND EARTH, director York-Fabian Raabe
Best of the Fest: THE
ACTIVIST, director Philip Montgomery
In the past, 33 films have
received Oscar nominations with 11 winning the coveted Oscar statue.
La Maison en Petits Cubes
"The House of Small Cubes"- Director Kunio Kato won LA Shorts Fest
BEST ANIMATED SHORT FILM AWARD in '08, and 7 months later received the Oscar
for Best Animated Short Film at the 2009 Academy Awards.
(Toyland)" screen at LA Shorts Fest in '08 and went on the win the Oscar
for Best Live Action Short. "This Way Up", another alum of LA Shorts
Fest '08 received an Oscar nominee in the animation category.
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