Iqbal Ahmed Pays Homage to the Therapeutic Power of Music in Inspiring Documentary Short ‘Offbeat’

Documentary, Music, Premiere

18th June, 2018

LA-based Writer/Director Iqbal Ahmed takes DN behind the scenes of his inspiring documentary portrait about the therapeutic power of music, ‘Offbeat’.

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The Art of Change – Climate Change

Animation, Asides

18th June, 2018

Sois de Traca present an alternate reality in which a group of animals resort to guerrilla tactics to call planet wrecking humans to account.

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A Sexual Education Lesson Becomes Eruptive For All The Wrong Reasons in Alice Seabright’s ‘Sex Ed’

Film Festival, Live Action

15th June, 2018

Alice Seabright discusses using an intense one-take shot to honestly portray a man on the edge of self-destruction within the confines of a Sex Ed lesson.

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Annabelle Attanasio Calls out Motormouth Men in Verbal Diarrhoea Short ‘Frankie Keeps Talking’

Live Action

14th June, 2018

Annabelle Attanasio explains how extensive pre-planning and choreographed action were invaluable preparation for absurdist short, 'Frankie Keeps Talking'.

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A Mother Protects Her Daughter at All Costs in Fateme Ahmadi’s ‘Bitter Sea’

Film Festival, Live Action

14th June, 2018

Fateme Ahmadi talks to DN about the intense camera work of 'Bitter Sea' her short film about an immigrant mother's hope of a better life for her daughter.

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Selfridges and Sustainability

Animation, Asides

14th June, 2018

Dirs. Anna Ginsburg & Hannah Jacobs celebrate the range of sustainability initiatives Selfridges employs in this charming hand drawn, 2D animated short.

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Anna Mantzaris Explores the Catharsis of Explosive Impulses in Animated Comedy ‘Enough’

Animation, Film Festival

13th June, 2018

Anna Mantzaris tells DN how moving to London and Roy Andersson inspired her short comedy animation about a loss of self-control, 'Enough'.

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Tampon

Animation, Asides

13th June, 2018

Brooklyn-based visual artist Alexandra Neuman explores the metaphorical significance of the tampon in her playful animated short film.

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A Male Government Conspires to Change the Fate of Women in Alicia Macdonald’s Satire ‘Domestic Policy’

Live Action

12th June, 2018

DN speaks with Alicia MacDonald about comedy, tragedy and everything in between in her government conspiracy satire 'Domestic Policy'.

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Spirit

Art & Fashion, Asides

12th June, 2018

Dillon M. Banda's contemplative short celebrates the human spirit as it follows a community of nuns and monks as they prepare for a major ceremony.

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Kayla in 1A

Live Action

11th June, 2018

Travis Wood’s 'Kayla in 1A' charmingly recreates the time the director spent living with a mysterious and decidedly strange, bone boiling housemate.

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The Importance of Performance is Highlighted in Alan Friel’s Stark Short ‘Cake’

Live Action

11th June, 2018

"I knew I needed strong actors to do it justice" - Alan Friel discusses casting Maxine Peake & Letitia Wright in his stark short 'Cake'.

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