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“I Had the Freedom to Do Whatever I Wanted” John Morena on Releasing the Choice Cuts of Area 52

Animation

12th September, 2019

Creator of 'one film a week' animation project 'Area 52' John Morena reveals why he's decided to released 25 choice cuts on YouTube as the "A-Sides".

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The Futility of Being Gets Kicked into Sharp Relief in Andy Fisher’s Silent Western Comedy ‘LUCKY’

Live Action, Premiere

10th September, 2019

Andy Fischer steps back to the old west for silent comedy short 'LUCKY' a film which sees a poverty-stricken family get hit hard by the futility of being.

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Artur Zaremba Questions the Pressures of Beauty Standards & Filter Culture in Reclamation of Self Short ‘SKIN’

Documentary, Premiere

9th September, 2019

Artur Zaremba explains why he set out to question how we perceive ourselves and the concept of beauty in the era of mass filtered reality in 'SKIN'.

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How Max Hattler Transformed Hong Kong’s Vertical Skyline into Living Film Strips in ‘Serial Parallels’

Animation, Art & Fashion

4th September, 2019

Max Hattler provides some insight into his new film 'Serial Parallels' an experimental portrait of Hong Kong one of the most vertical cities in the world.

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A Daughter Struggles to Hold onto Her Drug Addicted Father in Matt Genesis’ ‘The One Who Breaks Your Heart’

Live Action

26th August, 2019

Matt Genesis reveals how personal experiences of mental health & addiction informed the content and style of music video 'The One Who Breaks Your Heart'.

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Niels Windfeldt Glimpses Humanity’s Future Amidst the Remnants of a Sunken Village in ‘Rising Water’

Art & Fashion

19th August, 2019

Niels Windfeldt reveals how meticulous planning gave way to the harsh realities of freezing underwater filming in his experimental short 'Rising Water'.

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Gianluca Minucci Embarks on a Metaphysical Journey Through the Seasons of Life in ‘Ultrafiche of You’

Music

16th August, 2019

Discover how the "snow burrito" became an essential environmental SFX tool in the creation of Gianluca Minucci's Com Truise music video 'Ultrafiche of

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Artemy Ortus Celebrates the Strength of the Female Spirit in Fierce Exaltation Short ‘In Women We Trust’

Live Action

15th August, 2019

Moscow director Artemy Ortus reveals how he marshalled resources for whistle-stop New York production 'In Women We Trust' - a celebration of female power.

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A Lesbian Couple Ride the Intoxicating Roller Coaster of Romance in Kevork Aslanyan’s ‘Tell Me’

Music

14th August, 2019

Director Kevork Aslanyan & Producer Luzius Fischer share how they amalgamated their favourite Bulgarian & Swiss talent for music video Tell Me.

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Dan Sadgrove Captures an Ancestral Horse Race Born from Legend in Doc Short ‘S’Ardia é S’Ardia’

Documentary

9th August, 2019

Dan Sadgrove explains how despite solo shooting & navigating a language barrier he was able to capture a thrilling ancestral horse race born from legend.

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Carlos Asse Pens a Love Letter to the Rewards & Sacrifices of Creative Life in ‘Dark at Sea’

Art & Fashion

8th August, 2019

Carlos Asse reveals how technical challenges on his 35mm shoot echoed the themes of creative struggle depicted in unsettling dance short 'Dark at Sea'.

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Oleg Trofim Shakes off the Shadow of Fear to Face down the Spectre of Death in ‘Wherever You Are’

Music

7th August, 2019

DN talks to Oleg Trofim about reframing the spectre of death in his exalted celebration of the inevitable for Synecdoche Montauk's 'Wherever You Are'.

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