Live Action Category

Bryan M. Ferguson Caters to All Your Self-Amputation Needs in Transgressive Alienation Short ‘Flamingo’

Live Action

23rd August, 2017

"The film induced panic attacks and caused some audience members to faint." Bryan M. Ferguson takes DN into the dark world of his self-amputation short.

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Girls on Film 2: Before Dawn – Peccadillo Pictures’ Eclectic Collection of Award-Winning Lesbian & Feminist Shorts

Animation, Live Action

11th August, 2017

Curator Diane Gabrysiak & filmmaker Lorelei Pepi talk to DN about Peccadillo Pictures' new eclectic collection of award-winning lesbian & feminist shorts.

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Fatherly Relationships Are Examined in Hervé Demers’ Tale of Identity & Immigration ‘The Name You Carry’

Live Action

9th August, 2017

Director Hervé Demers joins us to discuss utilising the father/son relationship of his actors to add depth to their fictionalised on screen performances.

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Some of Life’s Largest Themes Are up for a Ponder in Jeppe Kolstrup’s ‘Tropical Island’

Live Action

8th August, 2017

Jeppe Kolstrup spoke to DN about creating a distinctive aesthetic on a small budget with minimum crew for his contemplative short 'Tropical Island'.

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Palme D’or Winning Director Ruben ÖStlund Stages a Single Shot Heist in Real-Time Short ‘Incident by a Bank’

Live Action

3rd August, 2017

Ruben Östlund shares how high resolution digital cinematography enabled him to create his highly choreographed, real-time heist short in a single shot.

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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, Film Festival, 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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