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Ironic Juxtapositions of Everyday Life Are the Centrepiece of Amy Nicholson’s New York Comedy Short ‘Irony’

Live Action

13th April, 2018

Amy Nicholson tells DN how she and a small crew created a mosaic of everyday idiosyncratic New York moments and ironic juxtapositions for her satirical

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Jack Benjamin Gill Explores the Dark Discomfort of Family Secrets in Thriller ‘Lambing Season’

Live Action

5th April, 2018

DN spoke to Jack Benjamin Gill about crafting family-thriller 'Lambing Season' and using his own experiences as a touchstone for authentic storytelling.

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“We Have the World’s Best Films” – MUBI’s Efe Cakarel on Bringing Cinema’s Greats to Film Schools for Free

Article, Film Festival

5th April, 2018

MUBI founder Efe Cakarel talks to DN about their new offering to film students and teachers of free membership to their selection of handpicked cinema.

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Ben Ockrent Weaves a Fairytale for an Adult Audience in ‘Edmund the Magnificent’

Film Festival, Live Action

30th March, 2018

Ben Ockrent tells DN how he created and structured Sir Ian McKellen's narration around the edit for his adult fairytale short 'Edmund The Magnificent'.

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A Forgotten Love Spans Generations in Marta Gonzalez’s Spanish Romance Short ‘Mai’

Film Festival, Live Action

29th March, 2018

Marta Gonzales tells DN how she constructed visuals and took on multiple roles for her debut romance Spanish short 'Mai'.

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Tristan Anderson Heads to Kickstarter to Finish His Michael Jackson Tribute Artists Doc ‘Moonwalkers’

Documentary

29th March, 2018

Tristan Anderson speaks to DN about how and why he's turned to Kickstarter for his triple Michael Jackson impersonator documentary 'Moonwalkers'.

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Ellie Rogers Explores the Importance of Unexpected Female Friendships in ‘Outlines’

Film Festival, Live Action

24th March, 2018

An initially awkward encounter between a young girl and her Dad's hired escort evolves into an unexpected friendship in Ellie Rogers' 'Outlines'.

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An Oppressive Regime Reaches Boiling Point in Dean Puckett’s Folklore Short ‘The Sermon’

Film Festival, Live Action

23rd March, 2018

DN speaks to Dean Puckett about 'The Sermon' his allegorical folklore horror short about a isolated village reaching boiling point.

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BFI Flare London LGBTQ+ Film Festival 2018: Stand Up

Film Festival

20th March, 2018

DN looks forward to another programme of the best in LGBTQ+ cinema from around the world at the BFI Flare London Film Festival 2018.

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A Smear Test Takes a Turn for the Worse in Kate Herron’s Horror Comedy ‘Smear’

Live Action

8th March, 2018

Kate Herron returns to DN to discuss how she tackled the uncomfortable subject matter of a smear test in her new horror comedy short.

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Canadian Olympians Become Works of Art in Ian Pons Jewell’s Painterly ‘Be Olympic’ Commercial

Live Action

20th February, 2018

Ian Pons Jewell takes us through the classical art pieces & personal stories which inspired his captivating slo-mo ad spot for the Canadian Olympic team.

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Eliza Hittman Explores the Tension Between the Hyper-Masculine & the Homoerotic in Sophomore Feature ‘Beach Rats’

Live Action

6th February, 2018

New York director Eliza Hittman tells DN how a picture from Facebook became the inspiration for her late-night cruising feature 'Beach Rats'.

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