Friday, February 11, 2011

Academy Screenings at the Goldwyn Theatre

Shorts! The 2010 Animated and Live Action Short Film Nominees 
Tuesday, February 22, 7:30 p.m. -Hosted by Kenneth Branagh, actor, writer, director, producer and four-time Oscar nominee, this event features screenings of all of the 2010 Oscar-nominated films in the Animated and Live Action Short Film categories, plus an onstage discussion with the filmmakers (schedules permitting). Advance tickets are no longer available. A standby line will form on the day of the event, and standby numbers will be taken starting at 5:30 p.m. Any available tickets will be distributed shortly before the program begins. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. All seating is unreserved.
Docs! The 2010 Documentary Short Subject and Documentary Feature Nominees 
Wednesday, February 23, 7:30 p.m. -Hosted by Michael Apted, director and former Documentary Branch governor, this program will include film clips from each of the nominated documentary features and short subjects and panel discussions with the nominees (schedules permitting). Doors open at 6:30 p.m. All seating is unreserved.

Oscar-Nominated Animated Feature Symposium 
Thursday, February 24, 7:30 p.m. -Hosted by Tom Sito, animator and animation historian, this symposium celebrates the nominated achievements in the Animated Feature Film category. The nominees (schedules permitting) will discuss their creative process and the development of their films, and present clips illustrating their techniques. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. All seating is unreserved.


Foreign Language Film Award Symposium
Saturday, February 26, 10 a.m. -Moderated by Mark Johnson, producer and Foreign Language Film Award Committee chair The Academy's Foreign Language Film Award Nominees Symposium brings together the directors of the motion pictures nominated in the Foreign Language Film category to discuss their work and address such wide-ranging topics as art, politics and the challenges of their profession. All of the nominated films' directors will be attending: Alejandro González Iñárritu ( "Biutiful" - Mexico), Giorgos Lanthimos ("Dogtooth" - Greece), Susanne Bier ("In a Better World" - Denmark), Denis Villeneuve ("Incendies" - Canada), and Algeria Rachid Bouchareb ("Outside the Law [Hors-la-loi])." 
Advance tickets are no longer available. A standby line will form on the day of the event, and standby numbers will be taken starting at 8 a.m. Any available tickets will be distributed shortly before the program begins. Doors open at 9.am. All seating is unreserved.
Oscar-Nominated Makeup Artists and Hairstylists Symposium 
Saturday, February 26, 10 a.m. -Hosted by Leonard Engelman, Makeup Artists and Hairstylists Branch governor, this culminating public event for Oscar Week celebrates the nominated achievements in the Makeup category with film clips, photographs, models and onstage discussions with the nominees (schedules permitting). Advance tickets are no longer available. A standby line will form on the day of the event, and standby numbers will be taken starting at 8 a.m. Any available tickets will be distributed shortly before the program begins.
Tickets to Shorts!, Docs! and the Animated Feature Symposium events are $5 for the general public and $3 for Academy members and students with a valid ID. Tickets to the Saturday events – Foreign Language Film Award Nominees Symposium and the Makeup Artists and Hairstylists Symposium – are free (limit of 2 per person). Ticketholders should plan to arrive at least 15 minutes before the start of the event to ensure a seat in the theater.

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