Live Action, Premiere
Colby Day explains how he practically translated his intimate play, about a couple experiencing new love, into a free-flowing dance short.
We spoke to Paul Holbrook about stripping down the dialogue in his nuanced short where an unsettling interest in the past grows tensions.
Co-Directors Frank Mosley & Hugo De Sousa break down the comedic implications of the still camerawork in their uncomfortable conversation friendship short.
Director Andrey Paounov & Screenwriter Alex Barrett expound on how they created the absurd, maddening atmosphere of their snowbound folk horror feature.
Film Festival, Live Action
Nina Ognjanović explains creating her Serbian mystery-western through widescreen frames, rigorous location scouting and a less-is-more approach.
The Newman Bros discuss tapering comedy with emotional stakes for their short about an art exhibition which throws an adulterer's life into chaos.
Oscar & BAFTA nominated co-writer/directors Tom Berkeley & Ross White talk about the streamlined working practices behind their offbeat comedy short.
Sarah Lasry discusses constructing the ominous atmosphere of her supernatural horror short where a young girl's warts express a family’s disfunction.
Sarah Grant talks to DN about her empowering body positive, inclusive short which challenges outdated notions of size being a barrier to self-expression.
Greg Hall shares how he expertly portrayed descending into drug-fuelled mayhem through dual-lighting schemes and an unrelenting musical score.
Luke Bather shares how he captured the ridiculous comedy of his farcical short film adaptation about a follicly challenged man who finds his community.
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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