Live Action Category

The Very Near Future

Asides, Live Action

4th September, 2018

Sebastian Egert’s 'The Very Near Future' sees a man’s efforts to order a pizza frustrated by his digital assistant and newly updated T&Cs.

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Lolz-Ita

Asides, Live Action

3rd September, 2018

A young woman has difficulty straddling the gulf between her confident Instagram persona and the vulnerability she feels IRL in Katie Boland's 'Lolz-Ita'.

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An Isolated Man’s Overactive Imagination Leads to Nefarious Actions in Thriller ‘Fire On The Second Floor’

Live Action

3rd September, 2018

A socially isolated man's overactive imagination paves the way to nefarious actions in Joshua & Tom Calder’s thriller 'Fire On The Second Floor'.

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Thawed

Asides, Live Action

29th August, 2018

Jon Drever's comedy short 'Thawed' imagines what the future of cryogenics might look like for those of us who only have a limited budget to work with.

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Mary Komasa & The Dumplings: Jestem Kobieta (I’m a Woman)

Asides, Live Action, Music

29th August, 2018

Piotrek Matejkowski's 'Jestem Kobieta' for Mary Komasa & The Dumplings’ track for Puma’s #DoYou campaign is a manifesto of living life on your own

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Inés Barrionuevo & Agustina San Martín Traverse the Maelstrom of Teenage Insecurity in ‘The Swedish Cousin’

Live Action

24th August, 2018

DN speaks to Inés Barrionuevo & Agustina San Martín about creating vulnerability by casting non-actors true to their characters in 'The Swedish Cousin'.

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A Lost Man Reaches a Violent Point of No Return in Justin Suttles’ Disquieting ‘A Quiet Morning’

Live Action

20th August, 2018

Justin Suttles joins DN with disquieting short 'A Quiet Morning' and reveals how the unease of stillness informed his approach to production.

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A Couple Come Together Only to Fall Apart in David Yorke’s Lifecycle of a Relationship Short ‘WE’

Live Action

17th August, 2018

DN speaks to London based director David Yorke about capturing the multi-perspective life cycle of a relationship in 'WE'.

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The Meeting

Asides, Live Action

15th August, 2018

Welcome to Yum Yuck, the setting of Simon Matthews’ 'The Meeting' and a company where murder, blackmail and a shit sandwich are par for the course!

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It’s a War of Parenting Opinions in Marley Morrison’s Comedy Short ‘Baby Gravy’

Live Action

9th August, 2018

Director Marley Morrison tells DN how her journey of becoming a parent in a same-sex relationship influenced her comedy short 'Baby Gravy'.

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Jean Claude Billmaier Releases Rushes of Tension Through Surreal Composition of Movement in ‘Nulla’

Art & Fashion, Live Action

8th August, 2018

Jean Claude Billmaier takes us on a journey through our daily dealings with anger, anxiety and stress in his illusory experimental dance film, 'Nulla'.

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A Middle-Eastern Actor Couple Try to Navigate the Pressures of Relationships, Family & Typecasting in ‘Abroad’

Live Action

7th August, 2018

Actor Zayn Alexander tells DN why he decided to step into the role of director in order to confront the issue of on-screen diversity in short 'Abroad'.

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