Mercer Island-native Anne Rosellini (right) is pictured with Alix Madigan at the Gotham Awards in New York last November. Rosellini got an Oscar nomination as co-writer and producer of the film "Winter's Bone."
Seattle has a special connection to the Oscars this year. Anne Rosellini, a Mercer Island High School graduate and co-founder of the One Reel Film Festival at Bumbershoot, received two nominations for "Winter's Bone," a film she produced and co-wrote, with director Debra Granik. Here's the trailer: