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Kylie Murphy Delves Into the Culture of Abuse in the Entertainment Industry in Candid Drama ‘Green’

Live Action, Premiere

15th March, 2021

Kylie Murphy discusses giving voice to untold stories in forthright short 'Green', exploring the culture of power and abuse in the entertainment industry.

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Scott Geersen Brings to Life the Elastic Nature of Reality in Global Collaborative Title Sequence ‘TEDxREAL’

Animation

25th February, 2021

Scott Geersen on working with some of the world's best motion & sound studios to explore the nature of reality in collaborative title sequence

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Take a Surreal Trip Through Our Collective COVID-19 Dreams in Intimate Animation ‘Invisible Monsters and Tomato Soup’

Animation, Documentary

24th February, 2021

We chat to the creative trio behind doc short 'Invisible Monsters and Tomato Soup' about using animation to navigate through people's angst-ridden dreams.

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Rally Ridberg Targets Conditioned Homophobia in Painfully Funny Satirical Short ‘Straight Faces’

Live Action, Premiere

4th January, 2021

DN talks to director Rally Ridberg about taking a swipe at conditioned homophobia in his powerfully provocative satirical short 'Straight Faces'.

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Louis Crevier Exposes His Inner Demons in Darkly Surreal ‘Sometimes I Think About Things, and Sometimes I Get Sad.’

Animation

18th December, 2020

DN talks to Louis Crevier about releasing his inner demons in darkly surreal 3D animation "Sometimes I Think About Things, And Sometimes I Get Sad."

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Dane McCusker Explores the Cross-Gender Boundaries of Social Interaction in Highly Fraught Drama ‘The Complex’

Live Action

27th November, 2020

Dane McCusker talks getting up close and uncomfortably personal in 'The Complex' as a young woman wrestles with the unwanted advances of her new neighbour

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Nicolas Lichtle Delivers a Disturbing Snapshot of The Year 2020 In Conceptual Short ‘à la fin…’

Animation

8th October, 2020

Nicolas Lichtle talks to DN about adopting experimental techniques & surreal imagery to illustrate how catastrophic 2020 has been thus far in 'à la fin…'

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Matthew Puccini Exposes the True Colours of Queer Intimacy in Sex-Positive Coming of Age Drama ‘Dirty’

Live Action

7th October, 2020

Matthew Puccini talks to DN about exposing the reality of queer sex in his authentic and sex-positive coming-of-age drama ‘Dirty’.

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Kathy Esquenazi-Mitrani Explores Femininity and Over-Sexualisation In Disquietingly Honest ‘Rubbed in Pink’

Live Action

16th September, 2020

Kathy Esquenazi-Mitrani discusses weaving her experience with expectations of femininity into disquietingly honest coming-of-age drama 'Rubbed in Pink'.

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Julian Muller Humanises Homelessness in Gritty, Hard-hitting Drama ‘Sickboy’

Live Action

1st July, 2020

Julian Muller strives to humanise homeless in 'Sickboy', a gritty drama about a New Yorker who survives the streets by going home with the women he dates.

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EunJu Ara Choi Animates the Testimony of a Korean Sex Worker in Poetic and Poignant ‘Happy Ending’

Animation, Documentary

29th June, 2020

EunJu Ara Choi talks to DN about finding a balanced visual language to illustrate the testimony of a Korean sex worker in animated short 'Happy Ending'.

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Two Exes Impersonating Dragons Perform a Mating Dance in Benedict Cohen’s Refreshingly Funny ‘Rushes’

Live Action, Premiere

19th June, 2020

Director Benedict Cohen talks to DN about awkward exes and exotic bird mating dances, all of which inspired his brilliantly funny short ‘Rushes’.

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