Aspen Films 19th Annual Shortsfest
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Aspen Film's 19th annual Shortsfest will be one day longer this year and feature six days of Oscar®-qualifying International Competition, with cash and prizes to be awarded by a jury of prominent filmmakers and film professionals. Recognized as one of the festival circuit's premier showcases for short films and videos, Shortsfest will include documentary, animation, and live action films. Four of the films shown at Shortsfest 2009 were recently nominated for Academy Awards®: Nick Park's A Matter of Loaf and Death and Fabrice O. Joubert's French Roast, for Best Short Film-Animated, and Instead of Abracadabra, directed by Patrik Eklund and Mathias Fjellstroem, and Miracle Fish, from Luke Doolan and Drew Bailey, for Best Short Film-Live Action. Over 60 shorts, selected from more than 2,500 submissions from almost 80 countries, will screen at Aspen's historic Wheeler Opera House and the Crystal Theatre in Carbondale.
The full line-up will be announced March 19 and tickets will go on sale March 22 through http://www.aspenshowtickets.com/ and at the Wheeler Opera House box office. For more information, visit http://www.aspenfilm.org/.
- Recurrence:Recurring daily
- Date:04/06/2010 - 04/11/2010
- Location:Wheeler Opera House & the Crystal Theatre in Carbondale
- Phone:(970) 920-5770