Live Action Category

WeAreDN // Lockdown: Family Friction

Animation, Documentary, Film Festival, Live Action

5th April, 2020

We kick off our new weekly WeAreDN // Lockdown screening series with // Family Friction // - a collection of short films with family at their core.

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An Absurd Act of Violence Becomes the Ultimate Form of Creative Self-Expression in Dorny Sunday’s ‘Judith’

Live Action, Premiere

3rd April, 2020

Dorny Sunday takes DN behind the scenes of his new short 'Judith', an unreliable portrait of violence as the ultimate form of creative self-expression.

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John Ogunmuyiwa Offers a Surprising Peek Into the Lives of Two South London Drug Dealers in ‘Mandem’

Live Action, Premiere

1st April, 2020

John Ogunmuyiwa embarks on a delicious exercise of audience baiting in expectation defying, day in the life of 2 South London drug dealers short 'Mandem'.

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Patrick Muhlberger Unleashes the Chaos of Well Meaning Idiots in His Frenetic One-Shot Comedy Short ‘Hot Dog’

Live Action

31st March, 2020

Patrick Muhlberger returns with one-shot comedy 'Hot Dog' and explains why he abandoned his usual stylish tricks in favour of an energetic roving camera.

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Sibling Rivalry Gets Deadly in the Gruelling World of Professional Gymnastics in Paris Zarcilla’s ‘Pommel’

Live Action

31st March, 2020

Paris Zarcilla takes us inside the intense world of competitive gymnastics and the tumultuous relationship of 2 brothers vying for validation in 'Pommel'.

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Janina Gavankar & Russo Schelling Echo Slow-Burning 70s Horror in SXSW Award-Winning Short ‘Stucco’

Live Action

30th March, 2020

Fresh from a cancelled SXSW Janina Gavankar & Russo Schelling get in-depth about the monstrous manifestations in award winning midnight horror 'Stucco'.

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Learn How Lorcan Finnegan Trapped Us in the Horror of Suburbia for Disturbing Sci-Fi Thriller ‘VIVARIUM’

Live Action

26th March, 2020

Director Lorcan Finnegan returns to DN for an extensive discussion about creating the disturbing (un)reality of his feature sci-fi thriller 'VIVARIUM'.

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Emily Jenkins & Justin Black Replicate Human Consciousness in Groundbreaking POV Short ‘Terminally in Love’

Live Action, Premiere

23rd March, 2020

Co-Directors Justin Black and Emily Jenkins join DN to discuss the rigorous camera tests behind 'Terminally in Love' their first-person tale of broken love.

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CCXP: World of all Worlds

Asides, Live Action

19th March, 2020

Giomi’s fantasy-horror-cartoon-superhero-sci-fi-musical-drama CCXP short 'World of all Worlds' is a glorious celebration of geekdom and shared culture.

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Bedroom Insecurities Spiral out of Control in Greg Fox’s Unsatisfied Romance Comedy ‘I Love You, Hannah’

Live Action

18th March, 2020

"A guy… in a sex shop… holding two dildos…" We talk strong character motivations and sexual insecurity with 'I Love You, Hannah' director Greg Fox.

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“I Love Plants!” – Jonny Look Returns to Directors Notes to Justify Plant-Torture Short ‘Assholes’

Live Action

17th March, 2020

Jonny Look returns to Directors Notes to explain how he came up with so many methods of plant-torture in short comedy 'Assholes'.

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A Sexual Predator Get What’s Coming to Him in Kate Dolan’s Satisfying Revenge Horror Short ‘Catcalls’

Live Action

13th March, 2020

Kate Dolan delivers the cathartic experience of seeing a sexual predator on the receiving end of some gruesome feline justice in horror short 'Catcalls'.

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