Live Action Category

David Lester & Jessica Rose Show Us How Uneven Love Can Be in Dysfunctional Relationship Short ‘Alison’

Live Action

27th July, 2017

DN speaks to Director David Lester about capturing the doubts of long-term love in his intimate story of a romance teetered on the brink.

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Johan Stahl Deploys Sarcasm as a Weapon Against the North Korean Regime in Brand Film ‘Dear Leader’

Art & Fashion, Live Action

17th July, 2017

Sundance award winning dir. Johan Stahl reveals his crusade to help abolish the North Korean regime by redeploying fake news as a satirical brand video.

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How to Get a Vimeo Staff Pick – Head Curator Sam Morrill Provides Insight into the Curation Process

Article, Live Action

12th July, 2017

Director of Curation Sam Morrill takes DN through the Vimeo curation team's process of finding and selecting Staff Pick films.

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Ben Mallaby Provides a Snapshot of a Dangerously Unhinged Marriage in ‘Polly, Ig & Me’

Live Action

10th July, 2017

The ever-prodigious Ben Mallaby pauses between his busy slate of projects to discuss film marketing & the inspiration behind his new tri-lationship short.

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A Car Thief Suffers a Last Minute Moral Crisis in Rene Pannevis’ ‘Jacked’

Live Action

7th July, 2017

Rene Pannevis joins us to discuss his squabbling car thief short which sees the words of a dying man spark a morale crisis between friends.

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Kristian Håskjold Breaks Our Hearts as a Relationship Dies in His Painfully Authentic Short ‘Forever Now’

Live Action

28th June, 2017

Kristian Håskjold discusses his heart-wrenching depiction of a couple’s final MDMA-fuelled weekend together as they attempt to part ways amicably.

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Zach Wechter Transforms Obsessive-Compulsive Neurosis Into a Delightfully Tall Tale in ‘This Table’

Live Action

22nd June, 2017

Zach Wechter explains how a decade long friendship with his writing partner and death anxiety led to his cleverly nested tall tale of a short.

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Masculinity and Femininity Are Tested At Sea in Lucy Campbell’s Poetic ‘Marina and Adrienne’

Live Action

20th June, 2017

Director Lucy Campbell joins us to discuss how she subverted cinematic cliches in order to test gender at sea in her short film 'Marina & Adrienne'

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Deception, Mystery and Noir Are All on the Menu in Jack Perry’s ‘A Girl Goes For Dinner’

Film Festival, Live Action

16th June, 2017

Ahead of playing The Shortest Nights, Director Jack Perry tells DN how he formed his stylish noir/thriller, 'A Girl Goes For Dinner'.

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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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A Socially Inept Oddball’s First Shot at Love Misfires in Michael Patten’s Squirm-Inducing ‘BADDOG’

Live Action

8th June, 2017

NYC Director Michael Patten tells DN how he made us squirm with his painfully uncomfortable story of a social inept petty thief and doomed romantic.

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Mid-Brow Break Down the Behind the Scenes Craft of Viral Comedy Sketch ‘Bad News’

Live Action

17th May, 2017

"If it’s funny and relevant to the narrative, you're in. If it’s just a funny, you're out." Mid-Brow reveal the craft at work BTS of their viral comedy.

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