The Academy of Motion Pictures and Sciences today announced a record 683 people who will be invited to join the Academy.
The Irish Film Industry converted their record 9 nominations into 2 wins as Dublin born writer/director Benjamin Cleary won Best Live Action Short Film for his short Stutterer, and Brie Larson won Best Actress for Lenny Abrahamson's Irish Film Board backed Room.
Irish stars and creative talent attend Irish Film Board backed event in Los Angeles aimed at promoting Ireland as a hub for creativity & innovation.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has announced the shortlist of 10 best live action short film contenders from a qualifying list of 144 films. One of the 10 chosen is Irish writer/director Benjamin Cleary's Stutterer.