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How a Road Trip with Dad Led Jenna Caravello to Create “Ominous & Unpredictable” Short ‘Frontier Wisdom’

Animation

5th December, 2019

Jenna Caravello joins us to explain how fantasies of her father's phone company job inspired her to create a strange tale starring a “chatty corpse”

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The Romance and Poetry of Dying Industrial Towns is Explored in Jordan Buckner’s debut short ‘//_sleeper’

Animation

29th November, 2019

"I want to just do this until the sun burns out" - Jordan Buckner explains how his debut short '//_sleeper' has inspired him to make more "weird things".

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Analogue, Digital & Natural Combine in Emily Scaife’s Dreamy Music Video ‘Filled With Wonder Once Again’

Animation, Music

27th November, 2019

"Analogue will always have a big influence." Emily Scaife discusses combining traditional and contemporary techniques in her latest music video creation.

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How a Fascination with the Furry Community Led Terri Matthews to Create ‘The Wrong End of the Stick’

Animation

20th November, 2019

NFTS grad Terri Matthews joins us to discuss how "the chance to animate some swinging ballsacks" helped attract animators to work on her short film.

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How Memories of a Personal Tragedy Led Amanda Bonaiuto to Create Surreal CalArts Grad Film ‘Hedge’

Animation, Premiere

23rd October, 2019

How dismantling a "straightforward narrative about a dead father" led Amanda Bonaiuto to create surreal CalArts grad film 'Hedge'.

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SuperBlimp use 80s/90s Nostalgia to Explore Themes of Loneliness and Escapism in CGI Short ‘Playgrounds’

Animation

22nd October, 2019

Created from a desire to connect with memories from the ’80s & ’90s, SuperBlimp join us to discuss their nostalgia-laced CGI short 'Playgrounds'.

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The Best Short Films of the 2019 London Film Festival

Film Festival

15th October, 2019

Painstakingly picked from hours of eclectic viewings, these are our favourite short films from the 2019 London Film Festival.

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How a Confrontational Conversation Inspired Dal Park to Explore Communication Issues in her RCA Grad Film

Animation

1st October, 2019

Dal Park joins us to discuss how a failed attempt to interview her Grandma about her life led her to create her RCA animation 'West Question East Answer'.

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Meg & Dia: American Spirit (Director’s Cut)

Asides, Music

12th September, 2019

A robotic camera goes postal on the set of a music video in Saman Kesh & Justin Daashur Hopkins' high-concept music video

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The Sacred Dances & Sketchbook Drawings Behind Lottie Kingslake’s Rhythmic RCA Short ‘So I Danced Again’

Animation, Premiere

12th August, 2019

Animator Lottie Kingslake joins us to discuss how YouTube videos of a dance practiced by followers of mystic Gurdjieff led to her own creative journey.

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Gravediggers & Monogamy: Things get Surprisingly Deep as we Dive into Tim Keeling’s Mysterious Short ‘Two Puddles’

Live Action

26th July, 2019

"The Puddles act as a kind of catalyst to articulate separation" - writer/director Tim Keeling discusses his enigmatic six-minute short 'Two Puddles'.

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Tomas Ramanauskas Helps us Come to Terms with Life on Earth in Existential Western ‘After Death, Before Hell’

Animation, Premiere

24th July, 2019

Director Tomas Ramanauskas joins us to discuss his existential short 'After Death, Before Hell' - a comedy about making plans in life.

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