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Live action short Oscar winner: ‘most amazing and most surreal experience’




hungarian editor Kristof Deak (L) and producer Anna Udvardy (C) deliver a speech on stage after they won the Best Short Film (Live Action) award for
hungarian editor Kristof Deak (L) and producer Anna Udvardy (C) deliver a speech on stage after they won the Best Short Film (Live Action) award for "Sing" at the 89th Oscars on February 26, 2017 in Hollywood, California. / AFP / Mark RALSTON (Photo credit should read MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)
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Now, let's talk to somebody who had a trophy in their hand last night. It was for a category we love here on Take Two...the live action shorts:

That's director Kristof Deak accepting for his film, "Sing" about a shy young girl who joins her new school's award winning choir. But as the story goes on, we learn there's a ruse going on that's the reason behind the choir's success.

A Martinez spoke to Kristof last week during our series looking at the Oscar nominated live action shorts. And on Monday, Kristof joined the show again, this time an Oscar winner to talk about that moment his name was called and he became and Academy Award winning director.

To hear the full segment, click the blue play button above.