Live Action Category

Between the Lines

Asides, Live Action

23rd February, 2018

Kieran Thompson demonstrates the power of authenticity over pre-date social media stalking in his downright charming first date short 'Between the Lines'.

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You Again

Asides, Live Action

22nd February, 2018

Dominique Johnson depicts a playfully combative chance encounter between two ex-high school sweethearts in dynamic one shot short 'You Again'.

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Good Question

Asides, Live Action

21st February, 2018

Travis Barron steps up to the challenge of how best to illustrate the inquisitive approach to creativity in his playful cosmic brand film for OMFGCO.

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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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Harry Lighton Discusses Subverting Audience Expectations in BAFTA Nominated Short Wren Boys

Live Action

16th February, 2018

DN caught up with Harry Lighton to discuss shooting summer-for-winter on 16mm and subverting audience expectations in BAFTA nominated short 'Wren Boys'.

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Bring Me Down

Asides, Live Action, Music

14th February, 2018

A heartbroken woman drowns her romantic sorrows by embarking on a magical journey to relive her past relationship in Alexan Sarikamichian's new short.

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The End is Nigh for Garrett Tripp’s Teen Hypochondriac in Comedy Short ‘Waiting to Die in Bayside, Queens’

Live Action

8th February, 2018

Embarrassment, boredom & drama spell the end for Garrett Tripp's 15 year old hypochondriac in his 1970s set comedy short ode to teenage angst.

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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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Director Mackenzie Sheppard Looks to Personify Technology with Morality Tale ‘Donny the Drone’

Live Action

31st January, 2018

Mackenzie Sheppard joins us to discuss being taken hostage at gun point & the other challenges of shooting a short with a drone as the central character.

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Guy Pearce Faces the Dark Consequences of Isolation & Loneliness in Jesse Leaman’s ‘Lorne’

Live Action

29th January, 2018

Jesse Leaman takes DN through the meticulous preparations which led to his meditative portrait of a man trapped by the oppressing boundaries of isolation.

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Regular

Asides, Live Action

26th January, 2018

David Elms delivers a delightfully awkward exploration of self perception and the difficulty of imagining the complex inner lives of those around us.

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Transcend the Boundaries of Love & Memory in Adrien Lhommedieu’s Sci-Fi Romance ‘Lila & Valentin’

Live Action

23rd January, 2018

DN sat down with Adrien Lhommedieu to discover how he brought his ambitious metaphysical rumination on the nature of love and consciousness to screen.

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