Short subject films

This image released by Sony Pictures shows Christopher Plummer in a scene from "All the Money in the World." Plummer was nominated for an Oscar for best supporting actor on Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018. The 90th Oscars will air live on ABC on Sunday, March 4. (Giles Keyte/Sony Pictures via AP)
January 23, 2018 - 10:22 am
Behind the headlines at the Academy Award nominations on Tuesday, there were some special achievements, including honors for Christopher Plummer and Kobe Bryant. — At age 88, Christopher Plummer becomes the oldest acting nominee to date. He already holds the crown for the oldest acting winner,...
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FILE - In this Feb. 20, 2012, file photo, a stray dog, called by protesters Loukanikos (Sausage), barks to a motorcyclist policeman as high school students block the avenue outside the Greek Parliament during an anti-austerity protest in Athens. A film by Australia's Mary Zournazi, "Dogs of Democracy," highlights the life and times Loukanikos. He became a symbol of the anti-austerity protests in Greece after showing up to stand alongside the humans on the front lines. (AP Photo/Dimitri Messinis, File)
December 06, 2017 - 1:54 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The creator of a film festival celebrating dogs has taken a surprising step: cats. But Tracie Hotchner, a pet wellness advocate via books, podcasts and radio shows, isn't going full-on "Ghostbusters" — "dogs and cats living together. Mass hysteria!" She's screening a medley of...
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Kristen Stewart attends the LA premiere of "Come Swim" at the Landmark Theatre on Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
November 10, 2017 - 2:35 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Kristen Stewart's directing ambitions go all the way back to when she was an 11-year-old performing in the 2002 David Fincher thriller "Panic Room." "I was working with Jodie Foster and I was like, 'I'm going to direct. I'm going to be the youngest director that exists,'" Stewart...
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FILE - In this Sept. 10, 2008, file photo, director Charles Burnett arrives for the screening of the movie "Miracle At St. Anna " at the 34th American Film Festival in Deauville, Normandy, France. Burnett is getting an honorary Oscar at the ninth annual Governors Awards ceremony on Saturday. (AP Photo/Michel Spingler, File)
November 10, 2017 - 10:46 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Charles Burnett expected filmmaking to be a hobby, a way for him to tell the stories of the people he knew growing up in south central Los Angeles. They weren't stories Hollywood told, Burnett said in a recent interview, and for most of his four decade filmmaking career, they've...
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FILE - In this June 7, 2016 file photo, Valerie Harper arrives at the ELLE Women in Comedy event, in Los Angeles. Harper stars in a short film titled, "My Mom and the Girl." (Photo by Rich Fury/Invision/AP, File)
October 12, 2017 - 12:16 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — This is what a tough cookie Valerie Harper is: Despite her prolonged fight against cancer, she accepted the demanding role of a woman with Alzheimer's to draw attention to the disease. The result is "My Mom and the Girl," a short film written, directed and produced by Susie...
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In this undated handout photo, actor Moayed al-Nefaei performs in the Saudi short film "Wasati," or "Moderate." Saudi Arabia has no movie theaters, but young Saudi filmmakers are on course to change that. As the kingdom cautiously embraces greater forms of entertainment, local filmmakers are creating a new frontier in Saudi art, using the internet to screen films and pushing boundaries of expression -- often with surprise backing from top royals. (Telfaz11 via AP)
September 07, 2017 - 6:32 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — With daring filmmakers, untold stories and entertainment-starved young people, Saudi Arabia has all the makings of a local movie industry — except for theaters. As the traditionally austere kingdom cautiously embraces more forms of entertainment, local filmmakers...
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FILE - In this Feb. 28, 1984, file photo, Michael Jackson, left, holds eight awards as he poses with Quincy Jones at the Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. Jackson's estate announced Aug. 7, 2017, that a 3-D version of his iconic "Thriller" video will debut at the Venice Film Festival, which begins Aug. 30. (AP Photo/Doug Pizac, File)
August 07, 2017 - 11:52 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The estate of Michael Jackson says a 3-D version of the late singer's iconic "Thriller" video is set to debut at the Venice Film Festival more than 30 years after its original premiere. The estate says the "latest available technology" was used to convert the 14-minute short film...
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This image released by Ringling College of Art and Design shows a scene from the animated short, "In a Heartbeat," by filmmakers Beth David and Esteban Bravo. David and Bravo released the film online Monday where it quickly began trending on Twitter. (Ringling College of Art and Design via AP)
August 02, 2017 - 7:54 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — An animated short film about an adolescent gay couple has gone viral, roughly 8 million views on YouTube in just two days. "In a Heartbeat" follows an elementary school boy addressing his sexuality after falling in love with a male classmate. Filmmakers Beth David and Esteban...
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This image released by Ringling College of Art and Design shows a scene from the animated short, "In a Heartbeat," by filmmakers Beth David and Esteban Bravo. David and Bravo released the film online Monday where it quickly began trending on Twitter. (Ringling College of Art and Design via AP)
August 02, 2017 - 3:26 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — An animated short film about an adolescent gay couple has gone viral, garnering over 6 million views on YouTube in just two days. "In a Heartbeat " follows a boy addressing his sexuality after falling in love with a male classmate in elementary school. The short was created by...
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FILE - In this Sept. 16, 2015 file photo, Jon Stewart, accompanied by Rep. Carolyn Maloney, D-N,Y., and New York City first responders speaks during a rally on Capitol Hill in Washington. HBO says it's scrapping a Web-delivered venture it was developing with Stewart. In a statement Wednesday, May 24, 2017, the network said the short-form digital animated project had proved too technically difficult for a quick turnaround. The animated series would have allowed Stewart to comment on daily breaking news in real time. (AP Photo/Lauren Victoria Burke)
May 24, 2017 - 10:25 am
NEW YORK (AP) — HBO is scrapping a web-delivered satirical project it was developing with Jon Stewart, a change of plans that keeps the popular political humorist on the sidelines as the Trump administration continues to provide his fellow comedians with comic gold. "HBO and Jon Stewart have...
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