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The 2011 Academy Award Nominated Shorts New York Presentation

By Maria Esteves – February 22, 2011

Oscar Week in New York kicked off with the 2011 Academy Award Nominated Shorts Presentation at the Academy Theater International Lighthouse, New York, on Saturday, February 19, 12:00pm. Presented by The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), produced by New York program director Patrick Harrison, AMPAS, A Weekend With Oscar annually showcase the Academy’s short film nominees for best short film in the category of Live Action, Animated, and Documentary. Despite frigid temperatures in New York City, this year’s Weekend With Oscar nominated shorts two sold out presentations gave the lucky audience an opportunity to see all fifteen short films in a two-part program (SHORTS! and DOC SHORTS!). A special Q&A session with filmmakers Luke Matheny, GOD OF LOVE, and Ivan Goldschmidt, NA WEWE (U2) moderated by AMPAS New York program director Patrick Harrison immediately followed the screening.

The 2011 Academy Award Nominated Shorts New
York Presentation: From right-left, Academy Award
nominees directors Luke Matheny, GOD OF LOVE,
right, and Ivan Goldschmidt, NA WEWE. Photo
courtesy: Kevin Macdonald for AMPAS

The 83rd Academy Awards for outstanding film achievements of 2010 co-hosted by actors James Franco and Anne Hathaway will commence Sunday, February 27, 2011, 8:00 PM EST at the Kodak Theatre, Hollywood, CA, and televised live by ABC Television Network, and in more than 200 countries worldwide. Presenters at the 83rd Academy Awards include Russell Brand, Cate Blanchett, Tom Hanks, Nicole Kidman, Scarlett Johansson, Robert Downey Jr., Annette Bening, Jude Law, and Reese Witherspoon. A Weekend With Oscar - 2011 Academy Award Nominated Short Films presentation in New York included:

Live Action

GOD OF LOVE, directed by Luke Matheny. Watch trailer

THE CRUSH, directed by
Michael Creagh. Watch trailer 

WISH 143, directed by
Ian Barnes. Watch trailer

directed by Tanel Toom. Watch trailer  

NA WEWE (U2), directed by
Ivan Goldschmidt. Watch trailer 


GRUFFALO, directed by
Jacob Schuh and Max Lang. Watch trailer

directed by Shaun Tan and Andrew Ruhemann. Watch trailer 

MADAGASCAR, carnet de voyage,
directed by Bastien Dubois. Watch

directed by Geefwee Boedoe. Watch trailer  

directed by Teddy Newton. Watch trailer



directed by Jed Rothstein. Watch trailer 

POSTER GIRL, directed by
Sara Nesson and Mitchell W. Block. Watch trailer

directed by Karen Goodman and Kirk Simon. Watch trailer

SUN COME UP, directed by
Nicolas Schmerkin. Watch trailer

directed by Ruby Yang and Thomas Lennon. Watch trailer



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