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The Halsall Bros Look to Explore the Issues of North Korea Through the ‘100 Bullets’ Comic Book Universe

Live Action

4th December, 2017

A fascination with North Korea and a love for comic books come together in The Halsall Bros' '100 Bullets' web-series

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Guillermo Irriguible Loren Pays Homage to Analog Music with his Analog Short Film ‘Speaking in Voltages’

Documentary, Music

30th November, 2017

Shot on 16mm, Super8 & Hi8, director Guillermo Irriguible Loren joins us to discuss his ode to nostalgia and the golden era of analogue instruments.

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Director Jimmy Dean Discusses Shooting Intimate Aspect Ratios for Kitchen Sink Vampire Short ‘V’

Film Festival, Live Action

30th October, 2017

Director Jimmy Dean joins us to discuss his Film London short 'V' - an intimate Vampire story exploring themes of adolescence and isolation.

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Runyararo Mapfumo Creates a Hilarious Celebration of Brotherhood with Short Comedy ‘Masterpiece’

Film Festival, Live Action

23rd October, 2017

Runyararo Mapfumo joins us to discuss using comedy to challenge socio-political themes and the nuances of the everyday experiences lived by black people.

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Steve Martin gets the Green Screen Treatment in Brian Petchers ‘Caroline’ Music Video

Music

25th August, 2017

With Steve Martin, Bill Hader and Cecily Strong in front of the camera, we discuss the pressure of shooting celebrities, green screen and miniature sets

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Fatherly Relationships Are Examined in Hervé Demers’ Tale of Identity & Immigration ‘The Name You Carry’

Live Action

9th August, 2017

Director Hervé Demers joins us to discuss utilising the father/son relationship of his actors to add depth to their fictionalised on screen performances.

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Charlie Lyne Examines the Impact of Aspect Ratio on Cinema’s Emotional Experience with Video Essay ‘Frames and Containers’

Documentary

1st August, 2017

Charlie Lyne returns to Directors Notes with 'Frames and Containers' - a video essay focused on Cinematic Aspect Ratios.

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An English Seaside Town Becomes Ground Zero for the Armageddon in Sholto Crow’s Animation ‘Martin’

Animation

21st June, 2017

Animator Sholto Crow joins us to discuss destroying the place he grew up and his one-man band approach to animation, with stylish short film 'Martin'

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A Timely Tale about the Disruption of Normality in Animade’s Striking Animated Short ‘Dam’

Animation

15th June, 2017

Animade's Senior Creative Milo Targett reveals the inspiration behind his short animation about 'the sobering nature of change'.

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Director Rob Savage Looks to Connect Deaf and Hearing Audiences with genre film ‘Dawn of the Deaf’

Live Action

14th June, 2017

Director Rob Savage joins us to discuss how he injected fresh blood into the veins of undead storytelling with his new take on the horror/zombie short.

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Exploring our Obsession with Apocalyptic Fiction in Aeon’s Video-Essay ‘Dispatches from the Ruins’

Documentary

14th June, 2017

Looking to explore why we crave the awful futures of apocalyptic fiction, Aeon's Adam D'Arpino joins us to discuss video-essay 'Dispatches from the Ruins'

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Making an Audience Care about Cut-Out Characters in Joseph Wallace’s Animated Short ‘Natural Disaster’

Animation

13th June, 2017

A man's life begins to crumble in Joseph Wallace's funny & relatable cut-out animation 'Natural Disaster'

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