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FLOHIO: WAY2

Live Action

6th September, 2019

'WAY2' from directing duo Tom Gullam and Ethan Barrett provides an energetic top down view of UK rapper FLOHIO’s South London travels.

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Proxy

Animation, Asides

5th September, 2019

An artificial child created to ease the pain of his grieving mother comes to understand the limits of his existence in tragic HSLU grad short 'Proxy'.

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Kano: Pan-Fried (Feat. Kojo Funds)

Asides, Music

4th September, 2019

Taichi Kimura takes Kano back to his roots in 'Pan-Fried', a celebration of community bonds forged in the travails of less than ideal life circumstances.

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A Young Woman Traverses the Five Stages of Grief in Anna Fredrikke Bjerke’ Reflective Short ‘Outline’

Live Action

2nd September, 2019

Anna Fredrikke Bjerke talks to us about using the Nordic landscape as an expressive canvas for her intimate portrait of the grieving process in 'Outline'.

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A$AP Rocky: Babushka Boi

Asides, Music

30th August, 2019

A$AP Rocky and his colourful gang get their heist on and run up against the law in Nadia Lee Cohen’s sleek pig-themed music video for 'Babushka Boi'.

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Dee Meaden Discards Filmmaking Safety Nets in Search of Authenticity in Isolated Sister-Brother Short ‘Sibling’

Live Action, Premiere

29th August, 2019

DN sits down with Dee Meaden to discover how working without production safety nets made room for creative risks and authentic performances in 'Sibling'.

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Directors Notes Reading & Leeds 2019 Cinema Tent Shorts

Animation, Film Festival, Live Action, Music

23rd August, 2019

August bank holiday weekend is the time when DN gathers our favourite short films and music videos from the past year for our Reading & Leeds screenings.

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Four Strangers Indulge in the Transient Purgatory of a Highway Motel in Daniel Swinton’s ‘Bullet Time’

Music

21st August, 2019

Daniel Swinton opens the door on the private purgatory of four strangers taking up temporary residence at a highway motel in 'Bullet Time'.

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Sweet William

Asides, Live Action

21st August, 2019

Kate Martin stars as a young woman caught in the grip of a downward spiral of emotion in Brooks Reynold’s gripping 16mm micro-short 'Sweet William'.

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How Kristian Mercado Figueroa Took a Wild Audiovisual Journey into the Creation Process of Billie Eilish

Live Action

6th August, 2019

Kristian Mercado Figueroa reveals how he melded an organic approach with a push it till it breaks mentality to dig into Billie Eilish's creative process.

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A Solo Park Run Escalates into a Battle of One-Upmanship in Mariia Ponomarova’s ‘Ardea’

Live Action, Premiere

5th August, 2019

Mariia Ponomarova joins DN for the premiere 'Ardea' - the story of a gentle park run which quickly escalates into a competitive battle of one-upmanship.

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Solmund MacPherson Discovers the Intimacy of Consensual Violence in ‘A Short Documentary About People Fighting’

Documentary

1st August, 2019

Solmund MacPherson reveals how curiosity about getting hit in the face led to his intimate brawling film 'A Short Documentary About People Fighting'.

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