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Aneil Karia & Riz Ahmed’s ‘The Long Goodbye’ Brutally Depicts Britain Sliding into Fascist Violence

Live Action

8th December, 2021

We speak to Aneil Karia about the improvisational approaches he took when shooting his scathing short film insight into Britain's worst impulses.

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A Young Alcoholic Is Confronted by a Strange Ethereal Voice in Will Liney’s Subversive Short ‘Last Drop’

Live Action

7th December, 2021

Will Liney imparts the creative motivations that led him to subvert the typically cliched portrayals of alcoholism in his short drama.

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A Fading Actress Delivers a Bloody Restaging of a Shakespearian Comedy in Kelsey Bollig’s Visceral ‘The Fourth Wall’

Live Action

6th December, 2021

Kelsey Bollig explains how she brought the energy of theatre to screen in 'The Fourth Wall' while exploring the separation between actors and the audience.

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A Courtyard Brimming With Trash Escalates into Disaster in Amélie Cochet & Louis Möhrle’s Grad Animation ‘IHR’

Animation, Premiere

3rd December, 2021

Amélie Cochet and Louis Möhrle discuss the minimalistic yet dramatic colour palette that underpins their waste-conscious animated short.

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Simon K Matthews Deconstructs the Portentous Nature of the Actors in One-Upmanship Comedy ‘Behind the Mask’

Live Action, Premiere

2nd December, 2021

Simon K Matthews unravels his desire to inspect the toxicity of performative behaviour in the entertainment industry for his short comedy.

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Kristian Mercado Figueroa Brings Reggaeton Culture to Futuristic Life in SXSW-Winning Animation ‘Nuevo Rico’

Animation, Music

1st December, 2021

Kristian Mercado Figueroa takes us inside the oversaturated colours, steampunk aesthetic and blend of styles comprising his Latinx Futurism short.

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Varsha Panikar & Saad Nawab Create a Portrait of Tender Intimacy in Visual Poem ‘Bodies of Desire’

Art & Fashion

30th November, 2021

Varsha Panikar and Saad Nawab discuss the intimacy workshops they conducted to get their non-actor performers ready for their intimate short.

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Mark H. Rapaport Renders a Disturbing Vision of Family Therapy in ‘Andronicus’

Live Action, Premiere

29th November, 2021

Mark H. Rapaport reveals how he created the portrait-style cinematography which accentuates the tensions in his perverted family drama.

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Misunderstandings Turn Into Dark Suspicions in Mattis Ohana Goksøyr’s ‘Good Luck’

Live Action, Premiere

26th November, 2021

Mattis Ohana Goksøyr notes the importance of tactical camerawork when delineating audience information for his conversation prompting drama.

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A Pregnant Spy Goes Into Hiding in Willem Kantine’s Subversive Music Video/Short Film Hybrid ‘Homunculus’

Live Action, Music

25th November, 2021

Willem Kantine reveals how his Sevdaliza music video takes a critical perspective on representations of pregnant women in Western society.

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Dominica Harrison’s ‘Chado’ Is a Coming of Age Story Set Within an Enchanted Russian Wilderness

Animation, Premiere

24th November, 2021

Dominica Harrison details the physical approach to animation she took in creating the magical imagery of her short film 'Chado'.

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Peter King’s Dystopian Fiction ‘This is the Winter’ Throws the North-South Divide Into Sharp Relief

Live Action, Premiere

23rd November, 2021

Peter King discusses the immaculate production design and gripping performances which unpin his tense immersive political drama short.

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