"Head Over Heels" is a stop-motion tale of a couple who have grown apart and seek to rekindle their marriage. It also has won honors at film festivals in Brazil, Japan, Britain and Texas.
Tim Reckart, a University High School graduate, made "Head Over Heels" at the National Film and Television School in the United Kingdom.
Best animated short film nominee Tim Reckart.
The voice on the other end was ecstatic when Tucsonan Jane Reckart answered her phone Thursday morning. Her 26-year-old son, Tim Reckart, was calling from Brooklyn to tell her he'd been nominated for an Oscar.