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ShortsHD Announces Its Oscar Nominated Short Films 2014 Release


LR-ShortsHDShortsHD and Magnolia Pictures will launch “The Oscar Nominated Short Films 2014” in over 250 theaters across the United States, Canada and Europe on Jan. 31. More than 400 theaters are slated to screen the films during this theatrical release. In its ninth year, the event showcases the live action, animation and documentary nominees as three separate theatrical events. This will be the only opportunity for audiences to watch the nominated shorts prior to the 86th Academy Awards ceremony on Mar. 2.

This year’s release will be hosted by past Oscar winners and filmmakers who have made their mark in short films. For the live action nominees, the hosts include Shawn Christensen (Curfew), Matthew Modine (Full Metal Jacket), Tom Vaughan (What Happens in Vegas), Peter Webber (Girl with a Pearl Earring), Jim Field Smith (She’s Out of my League) and Sean Fine and Andrea Nix Fine (Inocente).

For the documentary shorts, the hosts include Lucy Walker (Waste Land), Sean Fine and Andrea Nix Fine, Eva Orner (Taxi to the Dark Side), Peter Webber and Shawn Christensen.

The animated shorts will be hosted by one of the high-diving giraffes of YouTube fame and his ostrich buddy in this special commission by Paris-based Cube Creative and Nicolas Deveaux.

This year’s Oscar nominated short films originate from all parts of the globe, including Japan, UK, Denmark, Luxembourg, France, Spain, Finland, UAE, Yemen, Canada and the United States.

A fast-growing genre of film entertainment, ShortsHD’s Oscar nominated short films theatrical release has become a key fixture of the awards season while breaking box office records for the genre with each year.

For a sneak peak at The Oscar Nominated Short Films 2014 program, go to

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