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Film Festival, Live Action

Nina Ognjanović’s Slamdance Debut ‘Where the Road Leads’ Encapsulates the Push-and-Pull of Rural Living

Nina Ognjanović explains creating her Serbian mystery-western through widescreen frames, rigorous location scouting and a less-is-more approach.

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Live Action, Premiere

Greg Hall’s ‘Baby Boy’ Takes Us on a Riveting Journey Through the Heart of Drug and Sex Fuelled Darkness

Greg Hall shares how he expertly portrayed descending into drug-fuelled mayhem through dual-lighting schemes and an unrelenting musical score.

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Music

Zuzanna Plisz’s Striking Monochrome Horror Music Video ‘I DIED’ Takes Direct Aim at Dated Catholic Mores

Zuzanna Plisz discusses using monochrome cinematography, subverted horror tropes & slowly building atmosphere to create her striking music video.

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Live Action, Premiere

Robert Mentov & Dwight Jantzi’s ‘Gypsy Son’ Skilfully Recreates 90s Russia for a Powerful Gangster Tale

Robert Mentov explains how he and Dwight Jantzi created a fresh gangster tale with evocative lighting, religious images and an 80s-style soundtrack.

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Article

Redmond Bacon Top 10 Features of 2022

From in-depth character studies to cracking genre pictures, Redmond's top 10 films of the year showe off a varied, stunning year.

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Art & Fashion, Premiere

Corina Andrian Creates a Mesmerising and Unconventional Stop-Start Culture Clash Dance Film With ‘Dancen’

Corina Andrian explains how she used improvisation, the inspiration of everyday city life and a dreamlike logic for her startling dance film.

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Art & Fashion

Phillip Kaminiak’s ‘Circle’ Is a Lively Dance Indictment of the Endless Hustle and Bustle of Metropolitan Life

Phillip Kaminiak walks us through the concentric imagery, stunning drone shots and bustling city atmosphere which characterises his compelling dance piece.

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Live Action, Premiere

Ali Gill’s Enigmatic Puzzle Film ‘Wimmelbook’ Invites the Viewer in to Become an Active Participant

Constructed with static frames, a deep depth of frame and bustling compositions, Ali Gill takes DN behind the scenes of a unique viewing experience.

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Live Action, Premiere

Victoria Singh-Thompson’s ‘Don’t Forget To Go Home’ Captures Coming-of-Age While Caught Between Cultures

Victoria Singh-Thompson on how smart music choices and innovative freeze-frame effects capture her characters on a rebellious night out.

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Live Action

Eliza Jiménez Cossio & Lexi Tannenholtz’s ‘We Should Get Dinner!’ Probes the True Nature of Family

Eliza Cossio & Lexi Tannenholtz discuss deploying a propulsive score, snappy dialogue and fast cutting to explore the true meaning of family.

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Film Festival

10 Unmissable Short Films From Bolton Film Festival 2022

Films straddling the line between strange dreams and harsh reality characterise a particularly strong Bolton Film Festival line-up.

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Animation, Live Action

Elijah Allan-Blitz’s ‘Remembering’ Uses Cutting-Edge AR Technology to Open up a World of Pure Imagination

Elijah Allan-Blitz explains how he created new augmented reality technology with Disney StudioLAB that allows for an enhanced storytelling experience.

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