Live Action Category

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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Justin Doherty & Neil Fox Merge Challenging Cinema With Professional Film Practice in ‘Wilderness’

Live Action

11th May, 2017

Justin Doherty & Neil Fox speak to DN about allying professional and emerging filmmakers on the production of their cinematically defiant feature debut.

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Zach Jones & Ben Kitnick Bear Witness to the Club Penguin Apocalypse in Gameplay Short ‘Waddle On’

Animation, Live Action

9th May, 2017

"The penguin apocalypse brings forth the dawn of man." Zach Jones & Ben Kitnick bear witness to the end times of Disney’s beloved virtual world for kids.

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How Simon Dymond Brought the True Story of a Tumble Drier Death Cult to Screen in ‘Wash Club’

Live Action

3rd May, 2017

Simon Dymond lets DN inside the secrets of his true life tall tale about a reporter who accidentally starts the underground death club he's investigating.

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I AM HERE Shatter Barriers Physical and Mental in Inspirationally Powerful Short ‘WALLS’

Live Action, Music

19th April, 2017

Filmmaking collective I AM HERE take DN through the intense shoot & multinational cross-border collaborations behind their powerful narrative music video.

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A High School Basketball Prospect Fights to Get Back to the Top in Tanner Jarman’s ‘High Hoops’

Live Action

18th April, 2017

Tanner Jarman imparts the lessons he learned the hard way when bringing his sports drama about shrinking opportunities & the pressure to succeed to screen.

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The Highs & Lows of Drone Filmmaking with Director Paul Trillo

Live Action

11th April, 2017

Director Paul Trillo joins us to discuss the challenges of shooting his 10-minute "one-take" short 'At The End Of The Cul-de-Sac' entirely on a drone

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Teenage Temptations, Desires & Fantasies Are All Explored in Anthony Doncque’s ‘1992’

Live Action

7th April, 2017

Anthony Doncque reveals how personal footage shot 25yrs ago formed the basis of his nostalgic tale of passion between a student and his teaching assistant.

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A Sexy Maid for Hire’s Unwelcome Revelation Sends Her Down the Rabbit Hole in Pope’s ‘Night of Natalie’

Live Action

31st March, 2017

Pope puts a disquieting spin on her own personal experiences in a new short where a secret endangers a relationship & reality becomes unsettlingly elastic.

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“I Always Wanted to Make a Piece About Sex Dates” – Get Under the Sheets of Arthur Cahn’s ‘Herculanum’

Film Festival, Live Action

30th March, 2017

Writer/Director/Actor/Editor Arthur Cahn explains his multi-role process, how he works with actors and why casting calls are similar to dating apps.

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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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