Live Action Category

A Listless Art Graduate Tests Her Personal & Relationship Boundaries in Sam Icklow’s ‘Untitled, L.A.’

Live Action

6th December, 2017

DN speaks to Director Sam Icklow about creating a lesbian relationship drama which was both relatable and authentic to LA’s queer art scene.

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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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A Lovelorn Man Struggles Against Time, Memory & Oblivion in Carlos Lascano’s Wistful Short ‘The Puppeteer’

Live Action

29th November, 2017

DN speaks to Argentinian filmmaker Carlos Lascano about his dark tale of a puppeteer who finds himself trapped in a labyrinth of memory and fantasy.

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A Young Woman Looks to the Cosmos for the Meaning of Growing Up in Avital Siegel’s NYU Short ‘Twentysomething’

Live Action

28th November, 2017

A twenty something searches for the meaning of growing up and waits for an answer of cosmic proportions in Avital Siegel's impressive NYU Short.

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Christine Hooper Tries Hard to Quit an Unhealthy Relationship in Battle of Willpower Short ‘The Last Time’

Live Action

23rd November, 2017

Christine Hooper tells DN how she incorporated practical filmmaking tips from classic cinema into her comedic unhealthy relationship short 'The Last Time'.

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Jude Chun Pulls at the Threads of the Future in His Artfully Subtle Time Travel Short ‘The Time Agent’

Live Action

15th November, 2017

DN talks to South Korean Director Jude Chun about changing the future one argument at a time in his subtly realised time travel short 'The Time Agent'.

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DN355: A Prima Ballerina Fights for Relevance & Perfection in Birgitte Stærmose’s Psycho Thriller ‘Darling’

Film Festival, Live Action, Podcasts

9th November, 2017

Denmark's Birgitte Stærmose discusses 'Darling', her intense story of pain and perfection which unfolds in the demanding world of professional ballet.

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Experience Groundhog Day Inside a Food Commercial in Robin Comisar’s Anarchic Short ‘Great Choice’

Live Action

8th November, 2017

Robin Comisar tells DN how he turned his favourite food commercial into a twisted and hilarious psychological nightmare.

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A Girl Learns a Harsh Lesson About Culpability From Her Canine Friend in Nick Singer’s Short ‘Bite’

Live Action

3rd November, 2017

DN talks to dir. Nick Singer about his return to shorts, casting child and canine leads and paring a narrative back to its thematic essentials.

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Andy Nyman & Jeremy Dyson Transmute Their Hit Spectral Scare From Stage to Screen in ‘Ghost Stories’

Film Festival, Live Action

31st October, 2017

Andy Nyman explains how he & Jeremy Dyson traversed the tricky road of adapting their hit London stage play 'Ghost Stories' into a frightening feature.

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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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Intersecting Class Politics in 30 Minutes and One-Take in Marta Prus’ ‘Hot and Cold’

Film Festival, Live Action

27th October, 2017

Marta Prus explains how she portrayed the beauty & brutality of our complex reality in her impressive 30 minute, one-take social drama 'Hot and Cold'.

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