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Toby Morris Kickflips Into the Outer Cosmos for His Experimental Narrative Short ‘Space: A Skate Odyssey’

Live Action

10th July, 2020

Toby Morris combines retro 60s archival footage with a repressed skateboarding housewife for his new experimental short 'Space: A Skate Odyssey'.

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The Gasser Brothers on Creating a New Type of Music Film with ‘Eclipse’

Art & Fashion

9th July, 2020

Blending the music video form with stock footage, desert scenes with Yoruban voiceover, the Gasser Brothers' 'Eclipse' is a heady audiovisual experiment.

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Rival Gang Members Come Together for a High-Stakes Game of Basketball in Adam Palmer’s Formally Striking ‘Judas’

Live Action, Premiere

8th July, 2020

A basketball game between rival gang members is caught in deeply expressive wide-screen in Adam Palmer's 'Judas'. We talked to him about his unique vision!

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Bailey Tom Bailey Turns Convid-19 Concerns Into Perfectly Pitched Dark Comedy in ‘Dead Dad’

Live Action

7th July, 2020

Bailey Tom Bailey tells us how he kept it in the family for 'Dead Dad' his lockdown shot horror/comedy about a family struggling to let go of a loved one.

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Joe Mischo Pursues a Loner’s Sadistic Purification Ritual in Disturbing Music Video ‘Human Killer’

Music

6th July, 2020

Director Joe Mischo and Cinematographer Nick Matthews discuss the stylish execution of their dark ritual music video for Sour Face's 'Human Killer'.

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A Young Russian Girl Plays Translator at Her Parent-Teacher Conference in Gosha Shapiro’s Drama ‘Lena’

Live Action

3rd July, 2020

Gosha Shapiro reveals how he exposed the emotional and psychological struggles of the immigrant experience in his parent-teacher drama 'Lena'.

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The Best Short Films of Sheffield Doc/Fest 2020

Documentary, Film Festival, Live Action

3rd July, 2020

Sheffield Doc/Fest's carefully curated selection is available to stream in the UK until August 31st. These are the 10 shorts you don't want to miss!

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Tyler Rabinowitz Captures the Beauty of Gay Intimacy in his Bittersweet Romance Short ‘See You Soon’

Live Action

2nd July, 2020

The perfect weekend is laced with melancholy in Tyler Rabinowitz's bittersweet drama 'See You Soon' - an aching look at the complexity of gay romance.

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Julian Muller Humanises Homelessness in Gritty, Hard-hitting Drama ‘Sickboy’

Live Action

1st July, 2020

Julian Muller strives to humanise homeless in 'Sickboy', a gritty drama about a New Yorker who survives the streets by going home with the women he dates.

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How an Ambitious Fish Became a Girl in Thessa Meijer’s Celebrated Tragicomedy ‘The Walking Fish’

Live Action

30th June, 2020

Thessa Meijer discusses overcoming language barriers for her Japan-set short about an ambitious sea-creature who becomes a woman striving for perfection.

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Mohammad Gorjestani on Capturing the Trauma of War in ‘Exit 12’

Documentary

30th June, 2020

The last film of his 5-cycle For Every Dream project, 'Exit 12' sees director Mohammad Gorjestani capturing the disorientation of war in beautiful detail.

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EunJu Ara Choi Animates the Testimony of a Korean Sex Worker in Poetic and Poignant ‘Happy Ending’

Animation, Documentary

29th June, 2020

EunJu Ara Choi talks to DN about finding a balanced visual language to illustrate the testimony of a Korean sex worker in animated short 'Happy Ending'.

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