February 1. Associate Professor Konstantin Bronzit Russias chance to get the Oscar in February.
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“We Can’t Live without Cosmos” Animated Film by Mr. Konstantin Bronzit, SPbUHSS Department of Directing Multimedia Associate Professor, has been nominated for the 2016 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (Oscar) for Best Short Film (Animated). Only 6 Russian animated films have been nominated for this category in the history of the Academy Awards.

We will know whether Russia gets Oscar thanks to SPbUHSS Assoc. Prof. Konstantin Bronzit on February 28 when Oscar ceremony takes place. Earlier the animated film was included to the short-list of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (Oscar) for Best Short Film (Animated). 60 films have been submitted in total. 10 films are included in the short-list. Only 5 of them are included to the nomination.

Konstantin Bronzit has been working at the SPbUHSS since 2003. He lectures an authors course Computer Graphics and Animation to the Faculty of Arts students. Prof. Bronzit supervises diplomas and research papers of the Department of Directing Multimedia students.

The animated film We Cant Live without Cosmos tells about two friends who had a childhood dream to fly into the space and realized their cherished dream. The film has already received several awards including Annecy International Animation Film Festival (France). Konstantin Bronzit was awarded an international prize for the script and directing. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced 5 nominees for the Oscars in this category on January 14. The Awards Ceremony will be held in Los Angeles on February 28, 2016. We remind that the animated film Lavatory-Lovestory by Konstantin Bronzit has been already nominated to the same category of the Oscars 2009.
The animated film We Cant Live without Cosmos is the only nominee from Russia for the Oscars-2016 in the category Best Animated Short Film.
Publication date: 10 february 2016
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