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Joshua Okwuosa discusses choosing a claustrophobic 4:3 ratio for his tension fuelled film about a Nigerian immigrant faced with a devastating situation.
Thomas May Bailey speaks to DN about harnessing the metaphorical potential of a VP stage as the setting for his debut short exploring ambition and desire.
Rumi Kaul breaks down the underlying themes of youth and its progression to toxic masculinity he sought to reckon with in his vibrant playground drama.
Ella Glendining speaks about bringing together the patchwork elements of her empowering documentary about her search for someone else with the same disability.
Tom Gentle deconstructs the thematic significance of the purgatorial communal stairwell setting of his existential short about a relationship crossroads.
Savanah Leaf details how shooting 16mm benefited her gritty, surreal debut feature which shines a unique authorial lens on motherhood, race and class.
Kyryl Volovych reveals the inspiration he drew from Stalker and The Seventh Seal when creating his ethereal, science fiction-inflected ĠENN music video.
Kerry O’Neill discusses building an atmosphere of chaotic adventure in her short about a mother & her adolescent child's mission to sell a stolen laptop.
Tom C J Brown tells DN why animation was the perfect artistic conduit to convey the melodramatic realism of his BIFA nominated short film.
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