We are so excited to see that many of our filmmakers and sponsored projects have made the 93rd Oscars Shortlists for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences! New releases ABORTION HELPLINE: THIS IS LISA (dir. Janet Goldwater, Barbara Attie, and Mike Attie) and BELLY OF THE BEAST (dir. Erika Cohn & prod. Angela Tucker) have been shortlisted for Best Documentary Short Subject and Best Original Song, respectively. Both films are available for purchase or virtual screenings.
Production Assistance Program alums also made the shortlists: Kirsten Johnson (DICK JOHNSON IS DEAD, Best Documentary Feature), Liz Garbus (ALL IN: THE FIGHT FOR DEMOCRACY, Best Documentary Feature and Best Original Song), and Maite Alberdi (THE MOLE AGENT, Best Documentary Feature and Best International Feature). Made with the support of WMM’s Production Assistance Program, MR. SOUL! (dir. Melissa Haizlip), has been shortlisted for Best Original Song.
A well-deserved congratulations is in order for all of our filmmakers, films and program alums! We wish them all the best of luck. View the complete list here. The 93rd Academy Award nominations will be announced on March 15th.