‘Light Sight’ picked as semifinalist at 2018 Student Academy Awards

TEHRAN, Jul. 18 (MNA) – Iranian 3D animated piece ‘Light Sight’ directed by Moslem Tabatabaee has made it into the list of semifinalists at the 45th Student Academy Awards.

Directed by Moslem Tabatabaee, ‘Light Sight’ has joined the other 81 semifinalist short films that were picked out of 1582 submissions to the 45th Student Academy Awards.

The Student Academy Awards is the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' annual competition for college and university filmmakers. The winners of the event will be eligible for Oscars consideration.

The short animated piece has so far participated at 300 international film festivals from 55 countries across the world. It has scooped 80 awards and received 31 nominations.

'Light Sight' is about a character called M.E. who is born in a room lit with a light hanging above it. Attracted to the light, he is distracted by glowing balls covering the walls around. He starts playing with the balls that obey the movements of his hands, and tries to summon the hanging light.

The 45th Student Academy Awards presentation will be held on October 11 at the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills, US. 

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