29th March, 2017

Sam Jones: The life of a Teenage Filmmaker

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Love, Betrayal & Revenge Have Their Destructive Way in Floyd Russ’ ‘Cashmere’

Music

15th March, 2017

Set within an interlocking love triangle between a husband, his wife and her lover, Floyd Russ crafts an iterative story of love, betrayal and revenge.

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BFI Flare 2017: Bigger and Better

Film Festival

14th March, 2017

James Maitre looks ahead to this year's celebration of some of the world's best LGBT features & shorts on offer at the burgeoning BFI Flare Film

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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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Game of Thrones GIF Creator Eran Mendel Reveals the Craft Behind His Looping Mini Masterpieces

Animation

10th March, 2017

Illustrator/animator Eran Mendel provides an inside look into the processes he uses to create his infinitely shareable, looping GIF mini-masterpieces.

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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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From Student Project to Trentemøller Music Video – Julie Reindl & Bruno Noaro Explore the Senses in ‘Sinus’

Music

7th March, 2017

Bruno Noaro shares how the film he directed with Julie Reindl went from student project to official music video for electronic music producer Trentemøller.

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Tamar Odenheimer Depicts the Heartbreaking Loneliness of a Child Abandoned at the School Gates in ‘Loop’

Animation

6th March, 2017

Tamar Odenheimer discusses the journey towards narrative economy for her heartbreaking short about a child whose parents forget to pick him up from school.

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Martino Prendini Animates 6000+ Hand-Drawn Images in Female Empowerment Dance Short ‘An Exit’

Animation, Art & Fashion

2nd March, 2017

Martino Prendini gives form to the power of female agency through a medley of animation techniques realised over 6000+ individual hand-drawn frames.

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Stephen Kijak Chronicles the Torturous Journey Through Stardom of Japan’s Biggest Rock Band in ‘We Are X’

Documentary

1st March, 2017

Stephen Kijak’s feature doc follows the journey from the 1980s to the present day of the enigmatic one-­of­-a-kind cultural sensation that is X Japan.

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Romance Blossoms on the Set of a Surreal Photo Shoot in Ethan Young’s ‘Amorous in Your Absence’

Music

28th February, 2017

Ethan Young’s music video for synth-pop outfit Ice Choir sees a surreal romance which defies the laws of physics blossom before the camera.

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Trim Lamba’s Snapchat Short ‘Cracked Screen’ Delivers a Horrifying Tale of Social Media Living

Live Action

27th February, 2017

Director Trim Lamba discusses his Snapchat-based short which follows the self-broadcast life of a young woman before, during and after a terrible incident.

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