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Austin’s 2016 Oscar nominee: Don Hertzfeldt

10:02 am Jan. 14, 2016

Austin-based filmmaker Don Hertzfeldt is an Oscar nominee for the animated short “World of Tomorrow.”

Joe Gross wrote this about his movie earlier this year:

Austin animator Don Hertzfeldt’s phenomenal sci-fi short film “World of Tomorrow” is

The complete list of Oscar nominees

9:32 am Jan. 14, 2016

“The Revenant,” starring Leonardo DiCaprio in a brutal frontier drama, led the pack of Oscar nominees on Thursday with 12. DiCaprio and supporting actor Tom Hardy were nominated, as was director Alejandro G. Inarittu. It

Watch: ‘Boyhood’ star Ethan Hawke talks Tolstoy with Charlie Rose

4:20 pm Feb. 11, 2015

Austin native Ethan Hawke appeared on “Charlie Rose” last week to talk about “Boyhood,” the Richard Linklater film that has scored him a Best Supporting Actor nomination at this year’s Oscars. In the clip below, Hawke discusses how the director approached him to undertake the daunting, multi-year film shoot, comparing it to Russian literature.

“Boyhood” is nominated for nine Oscars at this year’s Academy Awards, including Best Picture. Hawke, who was