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How Francesco Di Giorgio Narrativised His Showreel to Create Experimental Short ‘Live | Breathe | Watch’

Live Action

18th July, 2019

Francesco Di Giorgio reveals to DN how he formed a narrative to base his showreel in, creating an experimental work open to interpretation.

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The Return of Filmstock, One of Britain’s Most Exciting Independent Film Festivals

Film Festival

16th July, 2019

Festival organisers Justin Doherty and Neil Fox give DN the lowdown on the return of Filmstock, one of Britain's greatest independent film festivals.

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Bradley Tangonan Tells the Story of a City Reborn Through Its People in Short Doc ‘Forged in Flint’

Documentary

5th July, 2019

Bradley Tangonan speaks to DN about changing the perception of Flint, Michigan, by documenting the stories of its determined entrepreneurs.

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The Shortest Nights 2019: The 7 Best Short Films

Film Festival

1st July, 2019

DN reviews the 2019 edition of ShortSightedCinema’s The Shortest Nights festival and highlights the 7 shorts which left a lasting impression on us.

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Layke Anderson Explores the Epilogue of a Broken Relationship in Sci-Fi Drama ‘Mankind’

Live Action

29th June, 2019

Layke Anderson discusses his thorough screenwriting process and creating a comfortable set in which his actors could truly embody their characters.

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Sophia Di Martino Harks Backs to a Bygone Era in Her Expressionist Short ‘The Lost Films of Bloody Nora’

Film Festival, Live Action

29th June, 2019

DN speaks to Sophia Di Martino about simplifying her shooting process for her twisted fantasy short 'The Lost Films of Bloody Nora'.

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A Pregnancy Test Turns into a Twisted Nightmare in Chloe Wicks’ Horror Short ‘Cubicle’

Film Festival, Live Action

28th June, 2019

Director Chloe Wicks reveals how she created intense horror short 'Cubicle' on a shoestring budget and within the cramped confines of a bathroom stall.

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Maegan Houang Weaves an Alluringly Surreal Tale of Memory & Loss in Fantasy Short ‘In Full Bloom’

Animation, Live Action

27th June, 2019

Maegan Houang shares how personal memories of loss informed the narrative and emotion of her practical effects based surreal short 'In Full Bloom'.

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Farhad Ghaderi Tells a Tale of Two Brothers in His Music Video for Jordan Klassen’s ‘Virtuous Circle’

Music

26th June, 2019

Farhad Ghaderi reveals to DN how he developed a strong relationship between his actors for his volatile brothers music video 'Virtuous Circle'.

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Jan Eric Huehn & Alex Schuchmann Examine Family Life Outside Society in Fuerteventura Documentary ‘Omogeneo’

Documentary

25th June, 2019

Jan Eric Huehn & Alex Schuchmann tell DN how they shot short doc 'Omogeneo' capturing the unique way of life of a family on the fringes of society.

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Andy McCallie Documents Chris Robertson’s Profound Monologue on American History in One-Take Short ‘Freedom Song’

Art & Fashion, Premiere

24th June, 2019

Andy McCallie tells DN how he used the restrictions of one-shot filmmaking to manifest the power of Chris Robertson's profound ‘Freedom Song' monologue.

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Mari Walker Dives into a Formative Personal Memory in Drama Short ‘Swim’

Live Action

13th June, 2019

Mari Walker tells DN how revealing personal memories to her cast informed aspects of their performance & understanding of the trans experience.

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