Live Action Category

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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Going Back to Grass Roots With Director Lewis Arnold and His Ode to Amateur Football ‘Sunday Sunday’

Live Action

26th March, 2017

Lewis Arnold takes time out from directing 'Humans' & 'Broadchurch' to discuss his ode to grass roots football 'Sunday Sunday'.

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From Tragedy to Terror Nicolas Pesce Finds the Horror Within the Family Home in ‘The Eyes of My Mother’

Live Action

24th March, 2017

Nicolas Pesce tells DN about the advantages of shooting his debut feature twice and why music videos were the perfect boot camp for making weird films.

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How Good Are You? Reappraising Scorsese and the Importance of Early Works

Live Action

23rd March, 2017

DN looks back at two early features being re-released by the BFI from the cinematic master that is Martin Scorsese and considers where greatness begins.

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A Teenage Romance Turns Into a Surrealist Dreamscape in Damien Manivel’s ‘Le Parc’

Live Action

17th March, 2017

Director/Producer Damien Manivel discusses making his second feature, teenage romance, dreams and how restrictions can aid creativity in filmmaking.

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Harry Sherriff: What I Learnt from Making 12 Short films in 12 Months

Live Action

13th March, 2017

In 2016 Manchester-based writer-director Harry Sherriff made 12 short films in 12 months - read about what he learnt from this experience.

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Robert McKeon Shares the Lessons Learned From Adapting a Short Story to Film in ‘Wifey Redux’

Live Action

9th March, 2017

LA Director Robert McKeon tells DN how he brought acclaimed author Kevin Barry's comedic short story to cinematic life in its native home of Ireland.

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Minhal Baig on How She Blended Horror & Documentary to Explore Suicide in ‘After Sophie’

Live Action

8th March, 2017

“I really hope that people are genuinely creeped out.” - talented Director Minhal Baig joins us to discuss her haunting new short.

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