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A Sexual Education Lesson Becomes Eruptive For All The Wrong Reasons in Alice Seabright’s ‘Sex Ed’

Film Festival, Live Action

15th June, 2018

Alice Seabright discusses using an intense one-take shot to honestly portray a man on the edge of self-destruction within the confines of a Sex Ed lesson.

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A Mother Protects Her Daughter at All Costs in Fateme Ahmadi’s ‘Bitter Sea’

Film Festival, Live Action

14th June, 2018

Fateme Ahmadi talks to DN about the intense camera work of 'Bitter Sea' her short film about an immigrant mother's hope of a better life for her daughter.

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Anna Mantzaris Explores the Catharsis of Explosive Impulses in Animated Comedy ‘Enough’

Animation, Film Festival

13th June, 2018

Anna Mantzaris tells DN how moving to London and Roy Andersson inspired her short comedy animation about a loss of self-control, 'Enough'.

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A Male Government Conspires to Change the Fate of Women in Alicia Macdonald’s Satire ‘Domestic Policy’

Live Action

12th June, 2018

DN speaks with Alicia MacDonald about comedy, tragedy and everything in between in her government conspiracy satire 'Domestic Policy'.

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The Ties of Family Are Tested in Mikael Bundsen’s Queer Short ‘Mother Knows Best’

Live Action

21st May, 2018

DN speaks with Mikael Bundsen about 'Mother Knows Best', his queer short about a son revealing an uncomfortable truth his mother wasn't ready for.

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The Lines of Reality & Fiction Blur in Dominique Van Olm’s Sibling Short ‘Little Brother’

Documentary, Live Action

15th May, 2018

DN speaks with Dominique Van Olm about documenting her brother's first trip to Toronto in form-bending narrative sibling documentary, 'Little Brother'.

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Ironic Juxtapositions of Everyday Life Are the Centrepiece of Amy Nicholson’s New York Comedy Short ‘Irony’

Live Action

13th April, 2018

Amy Nicholson tells DN how she and a small crew created a mosaic of everyday idiosyncratic New York moments and ironic juxtapositions for her satirical

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Jack Benjamin Gill Explores the Dark Discomfort of Family Secrets in Thriller ‘Lambing Season’

Live Action

5th April, 2018

DN spoke to Jack Benjamin Gill about crafting family-thriller 'Lambing Season' and using his own experiences as a touchstone for authentic storytelling.

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“We Have the World’s Best Films” – MUBI’s Efe Cakarel on Bringing Cinema’s Greats to Film Schools for Free

Article, Film Festival

5th April, 2018

MUBI founder Efe Cakarel talks to DN about their new offering to film students and teachers of free membership to their selection of handpicked cinema.

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Ben Ockrent Weaves a Fairytale for an Adult Audience in ‘Edmund the Magnificent’

Film Festival, Live Action

30th March, 2018

Ben Ockrent tells DN how he created and structured Sir Ian McKellen's narration around the edit for his adult fairytale short 'Edmund The Magnificent'.

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A Forgotten Love Spans Generations in Marta Gonzalez’s Spanish Romance Short ‘Mai’

Film Festival, Live Action

29th March, 2018

Marta Gonzales tells DN how she constructed visuals and took on multiple roles for her debut romance Spanish short 'Mai'.

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Tristan Anderson Heads to Kickstarter to Finish His Michael Jackson Tribute Artists Doc ‘Moonwalkers’

Documentary

29th March, 2018

Tristan Anderson speaks to DN about how and why he's turned to Kickstarter for his triple Michael Jackson impersonator documentary 'Moonwalkers'.

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