Live Action Category

Sam Jones: The life of a Teenage Filmmaker

Live Action

29th March, 2017

17yr old Filmmaker Sam Jones joins us to discuss motivation, inspiration, BFI Funding and the best filmmaking advice he ever received.

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Daniel Sorochkin Demonstrates How Not to Propose in Awkward Comedy Short ‘Check Please’

Live Action

27th March, 2017

Daniel Sorochkin tells DN how he kept things visually interesting and awkwardly funny in his marriage proposal gone wrong comedy of errors short.

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Going Back to Grass Roots With Director Lewis Arnold and His Ode to Amateur Football ‘Sunday Sunday’

Live Action

26th March, 2017

Lewis Arnold takes time out from directing 'Humans' & 'Broadchurch' to discuss his ode to grass roots football 'Sunday Sunday'.

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From Tragedy to Terror Nicolas Pesce Finds the Horror Within the Family Home in ‘The Eyes of My Mother’

Live Action

24th March, 2017

Nicolas Pesce tells DN about the advantages of shooting his debut feature twice and why music videos were the perfect boot camp for making weird films.

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How Good Are You? Reappraising Scorsese and the Importance of Early Works

Live Action

23rd March, 2017

DN looks back at two early features being re-released by the BFI from the cinematic master that is Martin Scorsese and considers where greatness begins.

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A Teenage Romance Turns Into a Surrealist Dreamscape in Damien Manivel’s ‘Le Parc’

Live Action

17th March, 2017

Director/Producer Damien Manivel discusses making his second feature, teenage romance, dreams and how restrictions can aid creativity in filmmaking.

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Harry Sherriff: What I Learnt from Making 12 Short films in 12 Months

Live Action

13th March, 2017

In 2016 Manchester-based writer-director Harry Sherriff made 12 short films in 12 months - read about what he learnt from this experience.

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Robert McKeon Shares the Lessons Learned From Adapting a Short Story to Film in ‘Wifey Redux’

Live Action

9th March, 2017

LA Director Robert McKeon tells DN how he brought acclaimed author Kevin Barry's comedic short story to cinematic life in its native home of Ireland.

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Minhal Baig on How She Blended Horror & Documentary to Explore Suicide in ‘After Sophie’

Live Action

8th March, 2017

“I really hope that people are genuinely creeped out.” - talented Director Minhal Baig joins us to discuss her haunting new short.

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Trim Lamba’s Snapchat Short ‘Cracked Screen’ Delivers a Horrifying Tale of Social Media Living

Live Action

27th February, 2017

Director Trim Lamba discusses his Snapchat-based short which follows the self-broadcast life of a young woman before, during and after a terrible incident.

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Before Moonlight: Oscar Nominated Director Barry Jenkins Discusses His Breakthrough Feature ‘Medicine for Melancholy’

Live Action

23rd February, 2017

Barry Jenkins shares his journey from almost school teacher to director and explains why he considers his breakthrough feature as a ‘home movie’.

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As the Apocalypse Looms Jimmy Marble Navigates the Messy Road of New Love in ‘End of Babes’

Live Action

14th February, 2017

If you like a little apocalypse mixed into your romance then Jimmy Marble's short is the perfect film for you and all your relationship anxieties.

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