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Sing | Directed by: Kristof Deak

Sing Takes Home the Oscar for Best Live-Action Short Film

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We are so proud to announce that the winner of the Best Live-Action Short Film at tonight’s 2017 Academy Awards is Sing.

Sing | Dorottya Hais & Dorka Gasparfalvi

The heartfelt dramaSing, is based on the true story of a young girl who is forced to either stand up against a corrupt system or fit quietly into it. Dealing with themes of ambition, rejection and solidarity, this powerful film was created and directed by Kristóf Deák. This short film has been receiving critical and audience acclaim and winning numerous prestigious film awards, including at two Oscar-qualifying film festivals.

Tonight, this film won the most prestigious award a short film can take home, the Oscar for Best Live-Action Short Film


Sing Short Film Synopsis

Sing (Mindenki) | trailer from Kristof Deak on Vimeo.

Zsofi is struggling to fit in at her new school. Singing in the school’s famous choir is her only consolation, but the choir director may not be the inspirational teacher everyone thinks she is.  Can Zsofi and her new friend Liza expose the cruel truth?

A Few Words More

Honestly, this film is incredible. It is absolutely worthy of the honor that it won this evening. I am so honored to have been given the opportunity to watch this film before it won its Oscar. 

Furthermore, Kristof Deak did an incredible job directing this remarkable film and the young women cast in this film gave memorizing performances.

Dorka Gáspárfalvi as Zsofi
Zsófia Szamosi, ‘Ms Erika’

All in all, if you have not seen this short film please do so, it is remarkable. And I am not the only one who thinks that, the Academy does too!

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For more information on this film please check out their IMDB page.

Again, congratulations on your incredible win this evening. The cast and crew absolutely deserved to win this award.

Katie has a Master’s in Psychology from the University of Hartford and is a former Cast Member of the Disneyland Resort. She was introduced to the world of movies by her father at a very young age and has been a fan ever since. She has a deep love for Jane Austen novel adaptations, Period Dramas, and YouTube vlog-style novel adaptations. She also geeks out over Harry Potter, DC, Marvel, Disney, Supernatural, Doctor Who, Sherlock, In the Flesh, Star Wars, Star Trek, LOTR, Jurassic Park and Foreign Films. Lastly, Katie loves the theatre, music, novels, Disneyland, college football, baseball, and cycling.