Shaun Tan’s animated short film The Lost Thing (Passion Pictures), directed by Shaun Tan and Andrew Ruhemann and based on Tan’s eponymous illustrated book, has been shortlisted for the Oscars by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, and is among ten finalists that were selected from 33 qualifying films. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will now vote to select three to five final nominees, to be announced January 25, 2011. The 83rd Academy Awards are scheduled to take place on February 27, 2011.
- Lois Tilton reviews Short Fiction, late November
- Call for Submissions for The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year