Bollywood actor Jim Sarbh, who received appreciation for his work in Zoya Akhtar directorial Amazon Prime series Made in Heaven, has another reason to celebrate as his short film has made it to the shortlist at the upcoming Oscars. The film titled Sometimes, I think about dying has been shortlisted under the Live Action Short Film Category.
The film, which had its world premiere at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival, is competing with nine other short films in the category and has been shortlisted from 191 qualifying entries. The list of final nominated films for Oscars 2020 will be announced the morning of January 13th, 2020.
The Padmaavat actor took to his social media account to share the good news with his fans. He also shared a poster of the film and asked his fans to help in getting the word out.
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@sometimes_i_think_about_movie has been shortlisted for the Oscars! 92nd @theacademy Awards. (Film link in bio.) please help us get the word out. ❤️ final nominations out January 13th: 🤞🏽 ————————————————— @theacademy FOR YOUR CONSIDERATION Best Live Action Short Film 92nd Academy Awards Directed by: @stefanieabelhorowitz Written by: @stefanieabelhorowitz @katywm and @kevinarmento Starring: @katywm @jimsarbhforreal Director of Photography: @matthewpothier Editor: @stephaniekaznocha Producers: @katywm @stefanieabelhorowitz Executive Producers: @ryangielen @patrickjameslynch Music Composed by: @savannahwheelermusic Sound Design: @michael_capuanoman Colorist: @ariannashiningstar Visual Effects: @_janes.addiction_ Navid Sanati Co-/Line Producer: @jessicalaurenrichmond Assistant Director: @cvnewma Gaffer: @goodtimesgrip AC: @santwiches Production Sound: @filmgeek5000 Grip: @bmoniez Script Supervisor: @emmayarbs DIT: @caitreevz Hair & Makeup: @augustbelen Production Design: @retroswaggermaine Pete Hansen Wardrobe: Annie Gamber Production Coordinator: @jacksonsundown PA: @machetemaster Locations Manager: @andrewmmmsimon Cook: Isaac Fosl-Van Wyke Made possible with: @entertainment2affectchange Production support made possible by @believeltd and @moremedia
Sometimes, I think about dying stars Katy Wright-Mead and Jim Sarbh. It tells the story of a girl named Fran (Wright-Mead) who works in an office where her job is making spreadsheets. Coping up with the dull life, she often thinks about dying until one day her colleague Robert (Sarbh) shows interest in her which develops into friendship.
Directed by Stefanie Abel Horowitz, the film has been written by Stefanie Abel Horowitz, Katy Wright-Mead and Kevin Armento. It has been produced by Stefanie Abel Horowitz and Katy Wright-Mead.
You can watch the film on YouTube below: