Mansi Maheshwari Depicts the Nightmarish Nature of Parental Lies in Feverish Animated Cannes Short ‘Bunnyhood’ - copy

Animation

Mansi Maheshwari Depicts the Nightmarish Nature of Parental Lies in Feverish Animated Cannes Short ‘Bunnyhood’

Mansi Maheshwari walks DN through how she created the intense and frenetic scrawled animation style of her manic Cannes-selected NFTS grad short.

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Live Action, Premiere

Chino Amobi Embarks on a Modern Day Odyssey in Nathan De Paz Habib’s Magical Realist Adaptation ‘Eroica’

Nathan De Paz Habib & Chino Amobi discuss the collaborative partnership they formed for their short film adaptation of Amobi's epic globalist thriller novel.

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Ella Carey Plunges Us Into the Cloudy Area of Consent in Her Evocative Teen Drama ‘Prawn’

Ella Care speaks to DN about depicting the grey area of teen consent in her powerful short about the innocence of a girl's first kiss being dashed by reality.

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Live Action

Beej Harris’ Coram ‘School Exclusions’ Film Imagines a Promising Student’s Meteoric Rise Snuffed Out by Expulsion

Beej Harris discusses building two distinct realities for his film highlighting the help available for students faced with the prospect of school expulsion.

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Art & Fashion

Nature and Memories Curate a Spiritual Release in Nicola Martini’s Commercial Short ‘The Shape of Life’

Nicola Martini reveals the methods he use to achieve the intense, climactic tonal sensibility of his alpine-set branded short for Serafino Consoli Jewelry.

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Taylor Thompson Shows Us Exactly How to Not Make Friends in His Bungling Comedy Short ‘People Person’

Taylor Thompson explains how he channelled his failures with adult friending into his cringe-inducing short about a lonely chatterbox desperate to connect.

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Live Action

Thousands of Women’s Experiences Coalesce Into One Exquisitely Painful Day in Bren Cukier’s ‘Thursday’

Bren Cukier shares how the intimate accounts of real women directly informed her film about a woman's isolating experience practising her reproductive rights.

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Live Action

The Gaping Chasm Left by a Missing Girl Is Quickly Inhabited by a Lonely Opportunist in Jimmy Goldblum’s ‘Jude’

Jimmy Goldblum discusses up-ending typical true crime missing girl tropes in his short following a teen girl who inserts herself into a life that isn’t hers.

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Art & Fashion

Adi Halfin Finds Grace Amongst the Sweat in Her Kinetic Gym Fashion Short ‘There’s Beauty in the Burn’

Director Adi Halfin talks about the challenges of creating a choreographic language that blended workout and dance for her energizing Calia fashion film.

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