Live Action Category

A Gang of Urban Witches Find New Blood in Merlin Camozzi’s Cult Horror ‘This Must Be the Place’

Live Action, Premiere

20th September, 2019

Director Merlin Camozzi speaks to DN about manifesting a high-concept fantasy film on a micro-budget in cult horror short 'This Must Be The Place'.

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Lily Rose Thomas Challenges the Perception of Women and Alcoholism in Drama Short ‘Girls Who Drink’

Live Action

19th September, 2019

DN talks personal stories, maintaining aesthetics, and balancing multiple narratives with Lily Rose Thomas, writer/director of 'Girls Who Drink'.

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Five Participants Undergo a Not so Simple Test of Conformity in Theo Gee & Ian Bousher’s Dark Comedy ‘Aping’

Live Action, Premiere

18th September, 2019

A man undergoing a conformity test decides to give the researchers exactly what they want in Theo Gee and Ian Bousher's pitch dark comedy 'Aping'.

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Corporate Monster

Asides, Live Action

18th September, 2019

After his eyes are opened to an all pervasive threat an unstable man spirals out of control in Ruairi Robinson’s sci-fi horror short 'Corporate Monster'.

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The Futility of Being Gets Kicked into Sharp Relief in Andy Fisher’s Silent Western Comedy ‘LUCKY’

Live Action, Premiere

10th September, 2019

Andy Fischer steps back to the old west for silent comedy short 'LUCKY' a film which sees a poverty-stricken family get hit hard by the futility of being.

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FLOHIO: WAY2

Live Action

6th September, 2019

'WAY2' from directing duo Tom Gullam and Ethan Barrett provides an energetic top down view of UK rapper FLOHIO’s South London travels.

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Erica Rose Aims to Change the Perception of Female Sexuality on Screen in Potent Drama Short ‘Girl Talk’

Live Action

5th September, 2019

'Girl Talk' director Erica Rose on how she worked with her actors towards creating a safe environment for intimate scenarios and intense emotional scenes.

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A Young Woman Traverses the Five Stages of Grief in Anna Fredrikke Bjerke’ Reflective Short ‘Outline’

Live Action

2nd September, 2019

Anna Fredrikke Bjerke talks to us about using the Nordic landscape as an expressive canvas for her intimate portrait of the grieving process in 'Outline'.

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Daniel Antebi Compiles the Fragments of a Lost Relationship Through Memories & Dance in ‘Unfold’

Live Action

30th August, 2019

DN speaks with Daniel Antebi about choreography, developing relationship history, and the narratological structure of memories for romance short 'Unfold'.

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Dee Meaden Discards Filmmaking Safety Nets in Search of Authenticity in Isolated Sister-Brother Short ‘Sibling’

Live Action, Premiere

29th August, 2019

DN sits down with Dee Meaden to discover how working without production safety nets made room for creative risks and authentic performances in 'Sibling'.

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Love

Asides, Live Action

28th August, 2019

Director Ben Lankester returns to DN with a modern and intimate visual adaption of Polish writer Maria Pawlikowska-Jasnorzewska's poem 'Love'.

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A Daughter Struggles to Hold onto Her Drug Addicted Father in Matt Genesis’ ‘The One Who Breaks Your Heart’

Live Action

26th August, 2019

Matt Genesis reveals how personal experiences of mental health & addiction informed the content and style of music video 'The One Who Breaks Your Heart'.

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