Live Action Category

The Serious Art of the Mixtape is Alive & Well in Peter Edlund’s Endearing Slacker Short ‘Mixtape Marauders’

Live Action

18th April, 2018

Two stoner friends try to find meaning in the mundane and keep the subtle art of the mixtape alive in Peter Edlund's endearing short 'Mixtape Marauders'.

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Xavier Legrand Throws Open the Closed Doors of Domestic Abuse in Award Winning Debut Feature ‘Custody’

Live Action

17th April, 2018

DN speaks to award winning director Xavier Legrand about his harrowing depiction of family breakdown and domestic abuse in potent debt feature 'Custody'.

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Ironic Juxtapositions of Everyday Life Are the Centrepiece of Amy Nicholson’s New York Comedy Short ‘Irony’

Live Action

13th April, 2018

Amy Nicholson tells DN how she and a small crew created a mosaic of everyday idiosyncratic New York moments and ironic juxtapositions for her satirical

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A PTSD Suffering Soldier Longs for a Love Never Lost in Fraser Rigg’s 16mm Short ‘ALEGNA’

Live Action

12th April, 2018

A soldier yearns for a love never lost whilst battling the debilitating emotional darkness of PTSD in Fraser Rigg’s 16mm short 'ALEGNA'.

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Graham Mason Pieces Together Last Night’s Embarrassment Through 218 Text Messages & 4 Phone Calls in ‘Phone Story’

Live Action

9th April, 2018

DN talks to dir. Graham Mason about his minimalistic comedy 'Phone Story', a short film told through 218 text messages and 4 phone calls.

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Jack Benjamin Gill Explores the Dark Discomfort of Family Secrets in Thriller ‘Lambing Season’

Live Action

5th April, 2018

DN spoke to Jack Benjamin Gill about crafting family-thriller 'Lambing Season' and using his own experiences as a touchstone for authentic storytelling.

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Wrongside.

Asides, Live Action

3rd April, 2018

A young man finds himself ignoring blinkered sentiment as he embraces the powerful draw of the supposed 'Wrongside'.

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A Young Boy Fights Depression With Time in Jonathan Herzberg’s ‘Seven Things I’ve Learned About Time Travel’

Live Action, Premiere

2nd April, 2018

A young boy attempts to cure his mother's depression with a time machine in Jonathan Herzberg's sci-fi short 'Seven Things I've Learned About Time Travel'.

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Ben Ockrent Weaves a Fairytale for an Adult Audience in ‘Edmund the Magnificent’

Film Festival, Live Action

30th March, 2018

Ben Ockrent tells DN how he created and structured Sir Ian McKellen's narration around the edit for his adult fairytale short 'Edmund The Magnificent'.

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A Forgotten Love Spans Generations in Marta Gonzalez’s Spanish Romance Short ‘Mai’

Film Festival, Live Action

29th March, 2018

Marta Gonzales tells DN how she constructed visuals and took on multiple roles for her debut romance Spanish short 'Mai'.

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Toxic Haircut

Asides, Live Action

28th March, 2018

Bryan M. Ferguson is back disturbing our sensibilities right to the marrow with new short 'Toxic Haircut' a freebie spruce up for your barnet best avoided!

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The Monster

Asides, Live Action

27th March, 2018

Things get bloody in Bob Pipe’s comedy/horror The Monster when a genteel Hammer-era monster falls for his leading lady on the set of a modern day slasher.

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