Delaware Oscar Winner Luke Matheny’s Big Moment

We think the best oscar moment of the night came for Delaware's Luke Matheny, who took the Oscar for Best Live-Action Short Film for the movie he also stars in, "God of Love."

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HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 27: Delaware Actor/writer/director Luke Matheny accepts the award for Best Short Film, Live Action for 'God of Love' onstage during the 83rd Annual Academy Awards held at the Kodak Theatre on February 27, 2011 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Luke Matheny
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One of the best moments of the night at the Oscars came from Delaware's Luke Matheny when his movie, "God of Love" won Best Live Action Short.
Video of Luke's Acceptance Speech
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"Uh, I should've gotten a haircut," was the first thing out of Matheny's mouth and that got a huge laugh.
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Luke Matheny wrote, directed and played the lead role in "God of Love," which was his college thesis film.
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Matheny thanked everyone at NYU's Graduate Film Program.
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Luke's shout-out to his mom got the biggest laugh: "Finally, my mother who did craft services for the film."
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He also thanked his dad and "the great state of Delaware."
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Luke went to Concord High School/a> in Wilmington, Delaware.
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Matheny put in a plug for all the shorts that were nominated, "I invite the world to check out these films...on iTunes"
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And he ended with a more emotional tribute to "my brilliant composer and the love of my life, Sasha Gordon."
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"You're my dream come true," he said. Here's Luke and Sasha after the big speech.
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So let's start clocking Luke's social stock -- On Facebook the morning after the Oscars, he had 975 friends and the page for his film had 2,146 likes.
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On Twitter, Luke was just shy of 1,300 followers and his post-Oscar post: "In a limo with God of Love team on the way to vanity fair party. Hi Mom!"
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Ian Barnes, Tanel Toom, Mike Creagh, Ivan Goldschmidt and Luke Matheny arrive at the 83rd Annual Academy Awards-Nominated Shorts! Reception on February 22, 2011 in Beverly Hills, California. Check out "God of Love" trailer on Luke's YouTube channel.
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