AlumNest Soaring on the Oscars Shortlist!

Today, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences revealed their annual shortlists, showcasing the films in consideration for nine categories at the 92nd Academy Awards®, including Documentary Feature and Documentary Short Subject.

We are so happy for our AlumNest filmmakers on the list. Congratulations to all and good luck!

American Factory

2016 Chicken & Egg Award
Directed by Julia Reichert and Steve Bognar
Produced by Steven Bognar, Chicken & Egg Pictures Co-Founder Julie Parker Benello, Jeff Reichert, and Julia Reichert

Shortlisted for Documentary Feature; Streaming on Netflix 

Knock Down the House

Directed by Rachel Lears (AlumNest filmmaker, The Hand That Feeds)
Produced by Robin Blotnick, Rachel Lears, and Sarah Olson

Shortlisted for Documentary Feature; Streaming on Netflix 

One Child Nation

2017 (Egg)celerator Lab, 2018 Chicken & Egg Award
Directed by Nanfu Wang (2018 Chicken & Egg Award) and Jialing Zhang
Produced by Nanfu Wang, Jialing Zhang, Julie Goldman, Christoph Jörg, Christopher Clements, and Carolyn Hepburn

Shortlisted for Documentary Feature; Streaming on Amazon Prime 

The Great Hack

Directed by AlumNest filmmaker Jehane Noujaim (AlumNest filmmaker, The Square)  and Karim Amer
Produced by Karim Amer, Jehane Noujaim, Pedro Kos, Geralyn Dreyfous, and Judy Korin

Shortlisted for Documentary Feature; Streaming on Netflix 

Walk Run Cha-Cha

Directed by Laura Nix (2018 Chicken & Egg Award Recipient); Produced by Colette Sandstedt

Shortlisted for Documentary Short  Subject; Streaming on New York Times Op-Docs 

Nominees will be revealed on Monday, January 13, 2020, and the ceremony will take place Sunday, February 9, 2020.

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