Kobe Bryant was not the only former athlete garnering recognition at this year's awards.
- Former Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant could get an Oscar to go along with his National Basketball Association championships, MVP Awards and Olympic gold medals.
However the 39-year-old Bryant is already well on his way to making that statement become a reality.
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The film was one of five nominated in the Animated Short category on Tuesday.
When Tim Greiving interviewed Bryant for The Times, the player-turned-film-producer recalled why he first phoned Williams before the 2008 National Basketball Association season. National Basketball Association all time great Kobe Bryant received a nomination for his animated short category.
Kobe's film, which famously features a score written by legendary film composer John Williams, is based on his letter that was posted on the Players' Tribune to announce his then-upcoming retirement in 2015.
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The nanosecond does not fully serve the objective when defining the frame rates, but now, flicks will address that problem. A nanosecond comes to 1/1,000,000,000 of a second, which makes a flick to be of 1.41723356 nanoseconds duration.
The animated film was part of the 2017 Tribeca Film festival and will be competing against "Garden Party" (by Victor Caire and Gabriel Grapperon), "Lou" (by Dave Mullins and Dana Murray), "Negative Space" (by Max Porter and Ru Kuwahata) and "Revolting Rhymes" (by Jakob Schuh and Jan Lachauer) for the 2018 Oscar.
Kobe will find out if he's adding another piece of hardware to his collection on March 5th at the Academy Awards, airing on ABC.
Matt Citak is a producer for CBS Local Sports and a proud Vanderbilt alum.
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