Sundance Film Fest: Nominees for Oscar 2007

January 22, 2008–Several of the nominated artists for the 2007 Oscar Awards are affiliated with the Sundance Film Fesival. Some of the major nominees, such as “Away from Her” and “The Savages,” premiered at last year's film fest.

List of Nominees

Performance by an actress in a leading role:

Julie Christie in Away from Her (Lionsgate) 2007 Sundance Film Festival Premiere
Laura Linney in The Savages (Fox Searchlight) 2007 Sundance Film Festival Premiere

Performance by an actress in a supporting role:

Tilda Swinton in Michael Clayton (Warner Brothers) Ms. Swinton produced and acted in Derek, a 2008 Sundance Film Festival international competition film

Best Documentary Feature:

No End in Sight (Magnolia Pictures) 2007 Sundance Film Festival U.S. Documentary Competition; Documentary Special Jury Prize
War/Dance (THINKFilm) 2007 Sundance Film Festival U.S. Documentary Competition, Documentary Directing Award

Achievement in directing

Juno (Fox Searchlight) Jason Reitman. Jason Reitman has had four films in the Sundance Film Festival short film Operation 1998, short film In God We Trust 2000, short film Gulp 2001, and Thank You for Smoking 2006). He is also a Short Film Juror at the 2008 Sundance Film Festival.

Best Documentary Short Subject

Freeheld (A Lieutenant Films Production, Cynthia Wade and Vanessa Roth) 2007 Sundance Film Festival Shorts Program, Special Jury Prize for Short Filmmaking
La Corona (A Runaway Films and Vega Films Production, Amanda Micheli and Isabel Vega) 2008 Sundance Film Festival Shorts Program (Publicist Amy Grey, 818-508-1000)
Salim Baba (A Ropa Vieja Films and Paradox Smoke Production Tim Sternberg and Francisco Bello) 2008 Sundance Film Festival Shorts Program

Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures (Original song)

Falling Slowly from Once (Fox Searchlight Music and Lyric by Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova) 2007 Sundance Film Festival, World Cinema Audience Award

Best Animated Short Film

I Met the Walrus (A Kids & Explosions Production, Josh Raskin) 2008 Sundance Film Festival Shorts Program

Madame Tutli-Putli (National Film Board of Canada Production, Chris Lavis and Maciek Szcerbo) 2008 Sundance Film Festival Shorts Program (Publicist David Magdael, 213-624-7827)

Best Live Action Short Film

Il Supplente (The Substitute, Sky Cinema Italia, Andrew Jublin) 2007 Sundance Film Festival

Best Adapted Screenplay

Away from Her (Lionsgate, Written by Sarah Polley) 2007 Sundance Film Festival

Original Screenplay

The Savages (Fox Searchlight, Written by Tamara Jenkins) 2007 Sundance Film Festival