Natl Archives -- Academy Award Animated Short Film Nominees (introduced by Marvin Pinkert and members of the Animation Roundtable):
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Description of Pictures: Third Annual Showcase of Academy Awards: Animated Short Film Nominees. Introductions were by Marvin Pinkert (Executive Director, Center for the National Archives Experience) and members of the Animation Roundtable, Women in Film and Video, Washington, DC.
The five nominated films were:
* "The Danish Poet" (A Mikrofilm and National Film Board of Canada Production, Torill Kove),
* "Lifted" (A Pixar Animation Studios Production, Gary Rydstrom),
* "The Little Matchgirl" (A Walt Disney Pictures Production, Roger Allers and Don Hahn),
* "Maestro" (A Kedd Production, Geza M. Toth), and
* "No Time for Nuts"(A Blue Sky Studios Production, Chris Renaud and Michael Thurmeier).
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2007 photos: Equipment this year: I used the Fuji S9000 almost exclusively except for the period when it broke and I had to send it back for repairs. In August, I bought a Canon Rebel Xti, my first digital SLR (vs regular digital) which I tried as well but I wasn't that excited by it.
Trips this year: Two weeks down south (including Graceland, Shiloh, VIcksburg, and New Orleans), a week at a time share in Costa Rica over my 50th birthday, a week off for a family reunion in the Wisconsin Dells (with sidetrips to Dayton, Springfield, and Madison), a week in San Diego for the Comic-Con with a side trip to Michigan for two family reunions, a drive up to Niagara Falls, a couple of weekend jaunts including the Civil War Preservation Trust Grand Review in Vicksburg, and a December journey to three state capitols (Richmond, Raleigh, and Columbia). I saw sites in 18 states and 3 other countries this year -- the first year I'd been to more than two other countries since we lived in Venezuela when I was a little toddler.
Ego strokes: A photo that I took at the National Archives was used as the author photo on the book jacket for David A. Nichols' "A Matter of Justice: Eisenhower and the Beginning of the Civil Rights Revolution." I became a volunteer photographer at both Sixth and I Historic Synagogue and the Civil War Preservation Trust (later renamed "Civil War Trust")..
Number of photos taken this year: 225,000.