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Live Action

Tensions Between a Mother and Daughter Lead to a Hellish Conclusion in Lucy Knox’s ‘Hot Mother’

We spoke to Lucy Knox about shooting digitally to create the desired austere tone for her nightmare drama following a bickering mother and daughter.

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Animation, Premiere

Anita Bruvere’s Stop Motion Short ‘Home’ Is a Story of Community Told Through the Living History of a Building

Anita Bruvere unpacks the historical and thematic purpose of the specific materials she used to construct her tactile animated immigration short.

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Live Action

A Teenager Is Coerced by Her Boyfriend in Seemab Gul’s Tense Contemporary Social Commentary Short ‘Sandstorm’

Seemab Gul reveals how reality mirrored fiction during the audition process of her drama short challenging contemporary societal restrictions in Pakistan.

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Live Action

Roxy Rezvany Explores the Skewed Power Dynamics of a Domestic Abuse Police Interview in ‘Honesty’

Roxy Rezvany details the subtle aesthetic decisions that inform and propel the quietly intensifying narrative of her BIFA-nominated dramatic short.

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Animation

A Crippling Drug Addiction Causes a Warped Sense of Reality in Joseph Pierce’s Rotoscoped Short ‘Scale’

Joseph Pierce reveals how he translated the amorphous perspective in Will Self's novella through rotoscoped animation for his BIFA-nominated short film.

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Live Action

A Chance Encounter Reveals Unexpected Truths in Keeran Anwar Blessie’s Queer Short ‘A Fox in the Night’

Keeran Anwar Blessie breaks down the process of scripting the pivotal tonal shift in his subversive BIFA-nominated LGBTQ romantic drama.

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Animation, Documentary

Ivyy Chen Examines the Daily Struggles Unnecessarily Faced by Too Many in ‘Learning Disabilities in Primary Care’

Ivyy Chen speaks to us about using scale and colour to express the challenges faced by people with learning disabilities when trying to access healthcare.

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Art & Fashion, Premiere

Three Strangers Cross Paths and Reshape Time in Alexander Stamatiadis’ Audiovisual Dance Short ‘THORN’

Alexander Stamatiadis shares how he and his crew battled through freezing cold, snowy shooting conditions to capture their tender dance short.

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Live Action, Premiere

Two Lonely Cat Enthusiasts Connect in Brendan Prost’s Eerie Bifurcated Character Drama ‘Heavy Petting’

Brendan Prost breaks down the pivotal tonal shift at the centre of his unsettling examination of loneliness and desolation.

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