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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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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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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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Romantic Anxiety Meets Extreme Temperatures in Thessa Meijer’s Pastel-Coloured Comedy Body Horror ‘Heat’

Live Action

19th November, 2021

Thessa Meijer describes how she prioritised practical effects over CGI to create the drippy melting effect for her genre-bending short film.

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Marianne Farley Imagines a Dystopic Near Future Where Abortions Are Banned for Her Thriller ‘Frimas’

Live Action

18th November, 2021

Marianne Farley explains how she crafted high levels of emotional and narrative tension for the central set piece of her charged drama short.

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Nils Clauss & Neil Dowling Chart the Evolution of Five Cities in ‘Crossroads: Life in the Resilient City’

Documentary

16th November, 2021

Nils Clauss and Neil Dowling deconstruct the creative non-fiction approach of their documentary which chronicles change in five major cities.

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Generational Difference Causes a Tense Familial Clash in Dan Thorburn’s Stirring Drama ‘Salt Water Town’

Live Action

12th November, 2021

Dan Thorburn opens up about the core themes of masculinity and generational difference he sought to explore in his drama 'Salt Water Town'.

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A Mother and Daughter Forge a New Path in Empathic Doc ‘I Thank My Mother for My Hair’

Documentary

9th November, 2021

Anna Dobos reveals how she and co-director Susie Peng created a therapeutic atmosphere on set for their intimate short documentary.

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Sion Thomas Subverts the Macho Posturing of Traditional Crime Drama in ‘Face Down in the Back of a Car’

Live Action, Premiere

8th November, 2021

Sion Thomas reveals how he utilised static and handheld camerawork to capture the failing bravado central to his contained crime drama.

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