The On Location: MEMPHIS International Film & Music Fest will host screenings of the prestigious Oscar-nominated short films in advance of the Academy Awards for the sixth time. This year the event will also be sponsored by The Film and Video Concentration, Department of Communication, University of Memphis.
Taking place at the Malco Ridgeway Cinema Grill in East Memphis, the Oscar-nominated Animated shorts will screen on Thursday, February27th ,.at 7 pm. The result is a chance for movie-lovers to witness all of the wonderful, yet often obscure films nominated for the popular shorts categories in advance of the 86th Annual Academy Awards on Sunday, March 2nd.
The animated program is also supplemented by a number of “highly commended” animated films to bring it to a feature running length. Films nominated this year are:
Get a Horse!
Room on the Broom
HIGHLY COMMENDED additional shorts:
A La Francaise
The Missing Scarf
The Blue Umbrella
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On Location: MEMPHIS
On Location: MEMPHIS is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. Our mission of promoting education, economic development, and cultural diversity through the cinema arts has been the backbone of our organization. Now in its 15th year, the On Location: MEMPHIS International Film & Music Fest (formerly the Memphis International Film Festival) is a competitive four-day event that features a diverse mix of local and global films. Awards are presented in five categories: Live Action Short, Feature, Music Video, Documentary & Animated Short. On Location: MEMPHIS has a reputation for showcasing some of the finest independent films from around the world in one of America’s most vibrant, historic, and creative cities.