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short subject

n.
A brief film often shown before a feature-length film.

short subject

n
(Film) chiefly US a short film, esp one presented between screenings of a feature film

short′ sub`ject


n.
a short film, as a documentary or travelogue, shown as part of a program with a feature-length film.
[1940–45]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.short subject - a brief film; often shown prior to showing the feature
motion picture, motion-picture show, movie, moving picture, moving-picture show, pic, film, picture show, flick, picture - a form of entertainment that enacts a story by sound and a sequence of images giving the illusion of continuous movement; "they went to a movie every Saturday night"; "the film was shot on location"
animated cartoon, toon, cartoon - a film made by photographing a series of cartoon drawings to give the illusion of movement when projected in rapid sequence
newsreel - a short film and commentary about current events
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End of Sentence' bagged the Academy Award for Best Documentary (Short Subject) at this year's Oscars, was also invited last year.
End of Sentence", an India-set film on the taboos around menstruation, won an Oscar in the Documentary Short Subject category at the 91st Academy Awards ceremony.
Performance by an actress in a supporting role was Regina King in "If Beale Street Could Talk" The best documentary feature award went to "Free Solo"; the award for production design went to "Black Panther" production design: Hannah Beachler; set decoration: Jay Hart The best award for cinematography was won by "Roma" Alfonso Cuaron, while the best performance by an actor in a supporting role was Mahershala Ali in "Green Book" The best animated feature film of the year was "Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse", while the best documentary short subject award went to "Period.
91st Academy Awards - Oscars Photo Room - Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, U.S., February 24, 2019.Rayka Zehtabchi and Melissa Berton pose backstage with their award for Best Documentary Short Subject award for the film "Period.
Melissa Berton (center L) and Rayka Zehtabchi (center R) accept the Documentary (Short Subject) award for 'Period.
shortlisted in the documentary short subject category for the Oscars.
Let's go back to calling them 'Short Subject' [deprecated] or 'Shorts'.
The other award winners in various categories were: The Salesman (Best Foreign Language Film), Made in America (Best Documentary - Feature), The White Helmets (Best Documentary - Short Subject), Piper (Best Animated Short Film), Sing (Best Live Action Short Film), Hacksaw Ridge (Best Sound Mixing and best Film Editing), The Jungle Book (Best Visual Effects), Suicide Squad (Best Makeup and Hairstyling), Arrival (Best Sound Editing) and Fantastic Beasts (Best Costume Design).
In addition to more than 100 exhibitors showcasing their works, there will also be a seminar titled "Opportunity for Documentaries in Asia", where moderator Ruby Yang, winner of the Academy Award for Documentary Short Subject, will discuss relevant topics with global industry leaders.
Documentary (short subject): 'The White Helmets,' Orlando von Einsiedel and Joanna Natasegara.
Documentary (short subject): "The White Helmets," Orlando von Einsiedel and Joanna Natasegara.
Joe's Violin, one of the most remarkable Jewish-themed films of the year, was screened at New York's School of Visual Arts' theater Monday nightassumedly to help hype its Oscar nomination in the short subject documentary category.