Film Festival Category

The Best Short Films of the 2019 London Film Festival

Film Festival

15th October, 2019

Painstakingly picked from hours of eclectic viewings, these are our favourite short films from the 2019 London Film Festival.

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A Roundup of the BFI London Film Festival 2019

Article, Film Festival

14th October, 2019

DN gives the scoop on the BFI London Film Festival 2019, offering our highlights of features and shorts from the programme's broad selection.

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A Teenage Girl With Autism and Her Sister Tackle Life After a Bereavement in Rosie Westhoff’s ‘Our Sister’

Film Festival, Live Action

11th October, 2019

Rosie Westhoff discusses working with teenagers, the importance of a good producer and pushing beyond expectations on her new short 'Our Sister’.

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Alice Seabright Balances Good Humour with a Strong Heart in Crowdfunded Endometriosis Short ‘End-O’

Film Festival, Live Action

9th October, 2019

DN talks with Alice Seabright about the crowdfunding process, making art about taboo topics and recognising humour in dark times for comedy drama 'End-O'.

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A Woman Gives Birth to a Jellyfish in Jian Luo’s ‘What Do You Know About the Water and the...

Film Festival, Live Action

7th October, 2019

We speak to Jian Luo about her moving, surreal story of a young woman who gives birth to a live jellyfish 'What Do You Know About the Water and the Moon'.

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What to Get Excited About at the BFI London Film Festival 2019

Film Festival

1st October, 2019

DN looks forward to the 63rd Annual BFI London Film Festival, offering insight on what to catch from this year's extensive and exciting lineup of films.

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Ten Picks From the 25th Encounters Short Film Festival

Film Festival

30th September, 2019

DN distils the epic and eclectic lineup of shorts on offer at this year's Encounters Short Film Festival down to 10 absolute must-sees.

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Blend Opening Titles

Animation, Asides, Film Festival

24th September, 2019

Detroit studio Gunner raise a delightful menagerie of colourful critters in their playful evolution of ideas title sequence for animation festival Blend.

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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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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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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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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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