Comedy Tag Archive

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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A Vampire Sinks His Teeth into the Plastic Surgery Business in Martinus Klemet’s Deliciously Kitsch ‘Fatcula’

Animation

22nd November, 2017

Estonian Director Martinus Klemet lifts the lid on his delightfully kitsch, animated reimagining of Bram Stoker’s seminal blood sucker.

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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 Man Suffers a Crisis of Communication in Benjamin Cleary & TJ O’Grady Peyton Comedy ‘Wave’

Film Festival, Live Action

11th October, 2017

Co-directors Benjamin Cleary & TJ O'Grady Peyton discuss their funny and moving short about a man isolated by the barrier of an unintelligible language.

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Clim & Jade De Robles Find the Fun in Falling out in Sumptuously Styled Frenemy Short ‘985 Days’

Live Action

26th September, 2017

Clim and Jade De Robles explain how they found the fun in falling out in their sumptuously styled surreal frenemy short '985 Days'.

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Return to the Clumsy Days of School Romance in Jack Bennett’s Charming Short ‘Not the End of the World’

Animation

5th September, 2017

Jack Bennett tells DN how a well placed tweet brought The Streets frontman Mike Skinner on board as narrator of his awkward school days romance animation.

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Charlie Lyne Explains How a Friend’s Fishy Anecdote Became the Hook for Investigative Doc ‘Fish Story’

Documentary

11th July, 2017

Charlie Lyne embarks on a doc quest to discover the origins of a fish-related surnames anecdote & tells DN what hooked him on this 'finteresting' topic.

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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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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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Hunger Takes Its Toll For Zombie Lee in Sinead Stoddart’s ZomCom ‘Munchies’

Animation, Film Festival

16th June, 2017

Sinead Soddart explains to DN how she turned a first year University pitch into a hilarious zombie short with plenty to chew on.

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Mid-Brow Break Down the Behind the Scenes Craft of Viral Comedy Sketch ‘Bad News’

Live Action

17th May, 2017

"If it’s funny and relevant to the narrative, you're in. If it’s just a funny, you're out." Mid-Brow reveal the craft at work BTS of their viral comedy.

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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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