Live Action Category

A Teenage Girl Uses Her Newfound Superpower to Steal Her High School Crush’s Virginity in Andrew Wonder’s ‘Whipped’

Live Action, Premiere

22nd January, 2019

Andrew Wonder takes DN behind the scenes of 'Whipped' - the story of a teenage girl who uses her superpower to steal her high school crush’s virginity.

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Cell Watch Strip Cell

Art & Fashion, Asides, Live Action

18th January, 2019

Jane Morledge's 'Cell Watch Strip Cell' adapts Susannah Nevison’s poem into a powerful exploration of the debilitating effects of solitary confinement.

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An Interview with Vimeo’s Best Staff Pick Directors of 2018

Animation, Art & Fashion, Documentary, Live Action, Music

17th January, 2019

DN talks to Vimeo's Best Staff Pick Directors of 2018 about the origins, artistic inspirations and creative approaches behind their award-winning work.

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A Bollywood Wedding Dance Unlocks a Woman’s Superpowers in Patrick Muhlberger’s Sci-Fi Comedy ‘The Katy Universe’

Live Action

14th January, 2019

DN discovers how Patrick Muhlberger unlocked a woman's inner superpowers through a Bollywood wedding dance in sci-fi comedy short 'The Katy Universe'.

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Ursine Vulpine & Annaca: Solace

Asides, Live Action

14th January, 2019

Director/Composer Frederick Lloyd builds an epic teaser for the forthcoming EP from his alter ego Ursine Vulpine & singer/songwriter Annaca in 'Solace'.

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A Blindfolded Woman Must Confront an Unknown Terror in Álvaro de la Hoz’s Mystery Horror Short ‘Frightening Woods’

Live Action

11th January, 2019

Álvaro de la Hoz dispatches a lone blindfolded woman into the forest for a confrontation with an unseen monster in his Super 8 horror 'Frightening Woods'.

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Death Claims the Credit That’s Due in Mylissa Fitzsimmons’ Unsettling Horror Short ‘Who Decides’

Live Action

10th January, 2019

An elderly woman & a young girl grapple with the age-old question of who calls time on our lives in Mylissa Fitzsimmons’ unsettling horror 'Who Decides'.

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Ford – The Future Is Built

Asides, Live Action

10th January, 2019

DN regular Ian Pons Jewell lays out the practical steps which lead us to progress in his Bryan Cranston starring ad spot for Ford, 'The Future Is Built'.

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Shervin Kermani’s ‘Eros’ Celebrates the Enduring Power of Love in One Spot Over a Thousand Years

Live Action

8th January, 2019

Shervin Kermani takes DN behind the scenes of 'Eros', his ambitious exploration of moments between lovers which unfold in one spot over a thousand years.

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Learn How David Gidali & Einat Tubi Harnessed the Power of Deepfakes in Cautionary AI Sex Short ‘Face Swap’

Live Action, Premiere

7th January, 2019

David Gidali & Einat Tubi explain how they used machine-learning algorithms to deliver a cautionary tale about where our society is headed in 'Face Swap'.

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Mylissa Fitzsimmons Taps Into the Social & Sexual Awkwardness of Adolescence in ‘That Party That One Night’

Live Action

4th January, 2019

Mylissa Fitzsimmons tells DN how she raced against the clock to complete 'That Party That One Night' her evocative love letter to the awkwardness of youth.

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David Gesslbauer & Michael Lange Weave an Epic Tale of a Fatal Trade in Impressive Vertical Short ‘[ UNUM...

Live Action

3rd January, 2019

We discover how David Gesslbauer & Michael Lange created an epic tale of a fatal trade which unfolds within the confines of a vertical frame in ' UNUM '.

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