An Unexpected Knock on the Door Shatters a New Home Owner’s Notions of Security in Liam White’s ‘Housewarming’ - copy

Live Action

An Unexpected Knock on the Door Shatters a New Home Owner’s Notions of Security in Liam White’s ‘Housewarming’

Liam White explains how he aligned audience anxiety with his protagonist's feeling of vulnerability in his tension fuelled short about an unwelcome visitor.

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Live Action

A Cocksure Man’s Bravado Is Put to the Test in Seb Tabe’s Youwasntder & Nike Short ‘Back Your Chat’

Seb Tabe reveals the challenges a gentrified London posed when sourcing locations for his Youwasntder | Nike Branded short about a man who missed his shot.

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Live Action

A Lonely Spinster Slowly Disappears Into a Void of Insignificance in Luke Roulstone’s Comedy Horror ‘Shelf Life’

Luke Roulstone describes crafting the gungy, mouldy aesthetic which dominates his comedy horror where an ignored woman finds herself disappearing.

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Live Action, Premiere

Age Proves to Be No Obstacle to a Long Lost Love Affair in Katia Shannon’s ‘Us & In Between’

Katia Shannon reveals how she approached subverting the commonly held reductive vision of growing older in her passionate dramedy about long lost lovers.

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Animation, Film Festival

10 Must-Catch Shorts From 2024’s Annecy International Animation Film Festival

DN offers up ten recommended short film picks from the 2024 programme at Annecy, the world's leading film festival specialising in animation.

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Animation

Tsz-wing Ho Reinterprets the Geometric Nature of Hong Kong’s M+ Museum in Abstract Animation ‘& More’

Animator Tsz-wing Ho tells DN how she deconstructed the form of the M+ Museum into her fluid shifting short exploring what underpins our material world.

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Documentary, Film Festival

Elahe Esmaili Documents the Reaction to the Woman, Life, Freedom Movement on a Familial Level in ‘A Move’

Elahe Esmaili explains the intimate, family-centric perspective of the Woman, Life, Freedom protest movement that she wanted to capture in her doc short.

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Live Action, Premiere

Liam Pinheiro-Rogers’ ‘London’s Forgotten’ Asks Why the Pernicious Cycle of Knife Crime Refuses to End

Liam Pinheiro-Rogers unpacks the expanded ambitions and creative decision-making behind the uncanny atmosphere of his haunting anti-knife crime drama.

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Documentary, Film Festival

Duncan Cowles on His Signature Deadpan Style and ‘Silent Men’ the Feature Film Culmination of a Decade of Shorts

Duncan Cowles speaks to us about his new shorts 'Outlets' 'Sighscapes' and 'Desire Lines', and the upcoming premiere of his debut documentary feature film.

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