Short subject films

Kobe Bryant, winner of the award for best animated short for "Dear Basketball", poses in the press room at the Oscars on Sunday, March 4, 2018, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
March 04, 2018 - 10:40 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kobe Bryant is a winner in retirement, too. The former Los Angeles Lakers star won an Oscar in the animated short category for "Dear Basketball," a poem he wrote after ending his 20-year career on the court in 2016. He'll add it to an already jammed trophy collection that...
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March 01, 2018 - 1:18 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — With the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School still fresh in the minds of many in the country, a pre-Oscars event Wednesday at the SoHo House in Los Angeles took on a more serious tone with a screening of the nominated live-action short "DeKalb Elementary." The film...
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FILE – In this Feb. 21, 2017 photo Hungarian actress Alexandra Borbely attends a press conference on the film 'On Body and Soul' by Hungarian director Ildiko Enyedi in a movie in Budapest, Hungary. “On Body And Soul” seeks to become the third Hungarian film in a row to win an Academy Award. Ildiko Enyedi is the only female director in the foreign language category and her first feature film in nearly two decades is a surreal love story between two people whose relationship begins in shared dreams but who have trouble connecting in daily life. (Balazs Mohai/MTI via AP,file)
February 21, 2018 - 8:10 am
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — With two Oscars in the past two years, Hungary's film industry has been on a winning streak. Now the creators behind the movie "On Body And Soul," a surreal love story, are hoping to score a third Academy Award. Ildiko Enyedi's first film in nearly two decades comes on the...
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In this photo taken Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016, cast and crew of the short film "Watu Wote", meaning "All of Us" in Swahili, enact the terror attack sequence, at a location in Magadi, Kenya. The true story of an al-Shabab extremist attack on a bus in Kenya just before Christmas in 2015 inspired the short film, that is in the running for an Academy Award. (Eric Mwangi/Hamburg Media School via AP)
February 07, 2018 - 5:54 am
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — An extremist attack in Kenya inspired a short film that is in the running for an Academy Award. "Watu Wote" means "All of Us" in Swahili. The film depicts the true story of an al-Shabab extremist assault on a bus in northern Kenya just before Christmas in 2015. Muslim...
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Kobe Bryant arrives at the 90th Academy Awards Nominees Luncheon at The Beverly Hilton hotel on Monday, Feb. 5, 2018, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
February 06, 2018 - 4:54 pm
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — The Oscar nominees' luncheon is like an exclusive clubhouse where every member is an outstanding artist and film super-fan. So the production designer of "The Shape of Water" is free to geek out over meeting Mary J. Blige, who herself shared a moment with Gary Oldman...
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Laurie Metcalf, left, and Saoirse Ronan, right, interact at the 90th Academy Awards Nominees Luncheon at The Beverly Hilton hotel on Monday, Feb. 5, 2018, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Danny Moloshok/Invision/AP)
February 06, 2018 - 6:11 am
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — The Oscar nominees luncheon brings together A-listers and rising stars — artists from every aspect of filmmaking — for an afternoon of celebration and mutual fandom. With little on the agenda other than posing for a group photo, Monday's gathering was a chance for...
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January 30, 2018 - 8:30 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Matthew A. Cherry, a filmmaker and former NFL player, is working on a picture book. Cherry and illustrator Vashti Harrison will collaborate on "Hair Love," Dial Books for Young Readers told The Associated Press on Tuesday. "Hair Love" will tell of an African-American father and his...
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FILE - In this Dec. 18, 2017 file photo, former Los Angeles Laker Kobe Bryant arrives for a halftime ceremony, retiring both of his jersey's during an NBA basketball game between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Golden State Warriors, in Los Angeles. Bryant is nominated for an Oscar in the animated short category for “Dear Basketball,” based on a poem he wrote in 2015 announcing his impending retirement from basketball. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson, File)
January 23, 2018 - 6:54 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Does Kobe Bryant need another trophy? He might get one — at the Oscars. Bryant, the retired Los Angeles Lakers star, was nominated in the animated short category for "Dear Basketball," based on a poem he wrote in 2015 announcing his impending retirement from basketball. He was...
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This image released by A24 Films shows director Greta Gerwig on the set of "Lady Bird." Gerwig was nominated for an Oscar for best director, Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018. The 90th Oscars will air live on ABC on Sunday, March 4. (Merie Wallace/A24 via AP)
January 23, 2018 - 2:31 pm
Reaction to the Oscar nominations announced Tuesday: ___ "When I think about the women who have been writers and directors before me, and watching their work and what they've done, they're the reason I had the courage to do this. When I think about Kathryn Bigelow winning and me sitting there...
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FILE - In this March 2, 2014 file photo, an Oscar statue is displayed at the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. Nominations for the 90th Oscars will be announced on Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP, File)
January 23, 2018 - 11:39 am
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the announcement of nominees for the 90th annual Oscar nominations announced Tuesday by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences from Beverly Hills, California (all times local): 8:40 a.m. The maker of the "Last Men in Aleppo" has made Oscars...
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