Home Invites Members Groups Events Careers Videos News Photos Blogs Polls Forums Chat
Home > Blogs > Post Content

KOBE BRYANT'S POST CAREER PLANS GETS HIM NOMINATED FOR AN OSCAR WITH "DEAR BASKETBALL" (1473 hits)

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced that 10 animated short films will advance in the voting process for the 90th Academy Awards among them is "DEAR BASKETBALL" by basketball legend Kobe Bryant.


Sixty-three pictures had originally qualified in the category.

The 10 films are listed below in alphabetical order by title, with their production companies:

“Cradle,” Devon Manney, director (University of Southern California)

“Dear Basketball,” Glen Keane, director, and Kobe Bryant, writer (Glen Keane Productions)

“Fox and the Whale,” Robin Joseph, director (Robin Joseph)

“Garden Party,” Victor Caire and Gabriel Grapperon, directors (MOPA)

“In a Heartbeat,” Esteban Bravo and Beth David, directors (Ringling College of Art and Design)

“Life Smartphone,” Chenglin Xie, director (China Central Academy of Fine Arts)

“Lost Property Office,” Daniel Agdag, director, and Liz Kearney, producer (8th in Line)

“Lou,” Dave Mullins, director, and Dana Murray, producer (Pixar Animation Studios)

“Negative Space,” Max Porter and Ru Kuwahata, directors (Ikki Films)

“Revolting Rhymes,” Jakob Schuh and Jan Lachauer, directors (Magic Light Pictures)

Members of the Short Films and Feature Animation Branch viewed all the eligible entries for the preliminary round of voting.

Short Films and Feature Animation Branch members will now select five nominees from among the 10 titles on the shortlist. Branch screenings will be held in Los Angeles, London, New York and San Francisco in January.
Nominations for the 90th Academy Awards will be announced on Tuesday, January 23, 2018.

The 90th Oscars® will be held on Sunday, March 4, 2018, at the Dolby Theatre® at Hollywood & Highland Center®
in Hollywood, and will be televised live on the ABC Television Network. The Oscars also will be televised live in
more than 225 countries and territories worldwide.
# # #

ABOUT THE ACADEMY
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is a global community of more than 8,000 of the most accomplished artists, filmmakers and executives working in film. In addition to celebrating and recognizing excellence in filmmaking through the Oscars, the Academy supports a wide range of initiatives to promote the art and science of the movies, including public programming, educational outreach and the upcoming Academy Museum of Motion Pictures, which is under construction in Los Angeles.

FOLLOW THE ACADEMY
www.oscars.org
www.facebook.com/TheAcademy
www.youtube.com/Oscars
www.twitter.com/TheAcademy
Posted By: Tanisha LaVerne Grant
Wednesday, December 20th 2017 at 11:50AM
You can also click here to view all posts by this author...

Report obscenity | post comment
Share |
Please Login To Post Comments...
Email:
Password:

 
More From This Author
WEARING ANN LUCHADE TANISHA LAVERNE GRANT GAVE A NOD TO TONI BRAXTON AT THE 76TH GOLDEN GLOBES
OCTAVIA SPENCER TALKS MADAM CJ WALKER AT THE 76TH ANNUAL GOLDEN GLOBE AWARDS
GOLDEN GLOBE WINNING ACTOR MAHERSHALA ALI CREDITS DIALECT COACH DENISE WOODS IN PREPARING HIM FOR ROLES
ENTERTAINMENT CORRESPONDENT TANISHA LAVERNE GRANT SET TO COVER THE 76TH ANNUAL GOLDEN GLOBE AWARDS
TANISHA LAVERNE GRANT GUEST CO-HOST ON BLACK HOLLYWOOD LIVE'S "THA TREND" WITH DERRIAL CHRISTON
ACADEMY NAMES LA SPARKS PRESIDENT CHRISTINE SIMMONS AS COO
OFFICIAL TRAILER FOR "US" BY OSCAR WINNING DIRECTOR JORDAN PEELE
FIRST TRAILER FOR "BIRTH OF DECEIT" A FILM BY YAW AGYAPONG
Forward This Blog Entry!
Blogs Home

(Advertise Here)
Who's Online
>> more | invite 
Latest Photos
>> more | add
Most Popular Bloggers
elynor moss has logged 99571 blog subscribers!
tanisha laverne grant has logged 59148 blog subscribers!
nicole burgess has logged 389 blog subscribers!
>> more | add 
Latest Member Activity
ramatu abdul hamid just became a new member. 10:44AM
taylor moore just became a new member. 12:45AM
jordan bryant just edited her profile. 08:47PM
jordan bryant just became a new member. 08:39PM
jeffrey coleman just became a new member. 01:31PM
janessha strong just posted a photos entitled 'janessha'. 03:01PM
janessha strong just became a new member. 02:51PM
jean-marie poffe just edited his profile. 09:35PM
jean-marie poffe just became a new member. 07:29PM
nicole burgess just posted a blog entitled 'bowie state university; officer trainee chaning d. burgess, uscg'. 10:00PM
clifford etheredge just edited his profile. 07:22PM
clifford etheregde just edited his profile. 07:18PM
>> more | invite friends