Drama Tag Archive

A Girl Learns a Harsh Lesson About Culpability From Her Canine Friend in Nick Singer’s Short ‘Bite’

Live Action

3rd November, 2017

DN talks to dir. Nick Singer about his return to shorts, casting child and canine leads and paring a narrative back to its thematic essentials.

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Intersecting Class Politics in 30 Minutes and One-Take in Marta Prus’ ‘Hot and Cold’

Film Festival, Live Action

27th October, 2017

Marta Prus explains how she portrayed the beauty & brutality of our complex reality in her impressive 30 minute, one-take social drama 'Hot and Cold'.

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DN354: An English Boxer Fights to Survive a Brutal Thai Prison in Jean-Stéphane Sauvaire’s ‘A Prayer Before Dawn’

Film Festival, Live Action, Podcasts

26th October, 2017

How director Jean-Stéphane Sauvaire brought the brutal reality of an English boxer's life in one Thailand's most notorious prisons to screen.

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Cultural Heritage Frustrates a Teen’s Attempts to Solidify Her Identity in Josza Anjembe’s ‘French’

Live Action

12th October, 2017

Josza Anjembe speaks to DN about finding one’s cultural identity, her move into fiction filmmaking and using cinema as a weapon on short film

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An Iranian Wife Embraces an Opportunistic Route of Escape in Kaveh Mazaheri’s Award Winning Short ‘Retouch’

Film Festival, Live Action

9th October, 2017

Kaveh Mazaheri discusses working within Iran's censorship system and staging a convincing accidental death for his multi-award winning short 'Retouch'.

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A Woman Tries Not to Drown in a Sea of Guilt in Nickolas Duarte’s ‘Trouble Will Find Her’

Live Action

6th October, 2017

Nickolas Duarte explains how he was able to embody guilt as a foreboding, pervasive presence in his melancholic character drama ‘Trouble Will Find Her’.

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Sune Lykke Albinus Intuits the Unreality of Love & Festivals in ‘Don’t Tell Me About Your Dreams’

Live Action

3rd October, 2017

Sune Lykke Albinus explains the free flowing logistics of shooting his dreamy young adult romance amidst a crowd of 160K people at the Roskilde Festival.

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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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Masculinity and Femininity Are Tested at Sea in Lucy Campbell’s Poetic ‘Marina and Adrienne’

Live Action

20th June, 2017

Director Lucy Campbell joins us to discuss how she subverted cinematic cliches in order to test gender at sea in her short film 'Marina & Adrienne'

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Deception, Mystery and Noir Are All on the Menu in Jack Perry’s ‘A Girl Goes For Dinner’

Film Festival, Live Action

16th June, 2017

Ahead of playing The Shortest Nights, Director Jack Perry tells DN how he formed his stylish noir/thriller, 'A Girl Goes For Dinner'.

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Justin Doherty & Neil Fox Merge Challenging Cinema With Professional Film Practice in ‘Wilderness’

Live Action

11th May, 2017

Justin Doherty & Neil Fox speak to DN about allying professional and emerging filmmakers on the production of their cinematically defiant feature debut.

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