Premiere Category

New Romance Causes Emotional Confusion for Lifelong Friends in Chloe Sarbib’s Coming of Age Short ‘Girl Friend’

Live Action, Premiere

20th October, 2020

Chloe Sarbib discusses exploring the emotional confusion caused by the shifting dynamics of a lifelong friendship in coming of age short 'Girl Friend'.

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Serafima Serafimova’s Frantic ‘Freeze Frame’ Captures the Magic and Motion of the Winter Olympics

Animation, Premiere

19th October, 2020

Ice skating, hockey, skiing and more collide in Serafima Serafimova's frantic 'Freeze Frame', a rotoscoped collage and homage to the Winter Olympics.

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Time Stands Still in a Remote Town in Jara Moravec’s Enchanting and Cerebral Music Video ‘Leon’

Music, Premiere

16th October, 2020

Inspired by the El Gordo lottery, Jara Moravec's ethereal 16mm music video 'Leon' sees a mysterious woman offload her wealth in an isolated town.

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Kenneth Karlstad’s ‘Sult’ Re-Imagines Knut Hamsun’s Classic Norwegian Novel to Mind-Bending Effect

Art & Fashion, Premiere

15th October, 2020

Kenneth Karlstad's experimental approach to the cinematic form sees reality give way to a delusionary existence in disorientating short adaptation 'Sult'.

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Nano Clow Provides a Fresh Surrealist Take on the Post-Apocalyptic Genre in ‘The Loneliest Boy in the World’

Live Action, Premiere

14th October, 2020

Shot in the beautiful British Columbia countryside Nano Clow's The Loneliest Boy in the World' conveys loneliness through a mix of fascinating contrasts.

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Two Women Philosophise Over the Meaning of the Universe in Henry Young’s One-Take Drama ‘The Big Nothing’

Live Action, Premiere

9th October, 2020

Henry Young walks DN through the slick execution of his one-shot drama 'The Big Nothing' which sees two young women ponder the meaning of existence.

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Groundhog Day is Given a Dark Working Class Update in James Price’s Delightful Scottish Short ‘Spiral’

Live Action, Premiere

29th September, 2020

A man caught in a time-loop finds his life quickly flying out of control in James Price's delirious 'Spiral', a dark inversion of the Groundhog Day concept

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Max Kane Documents a Young Man’s Gonzo Road Trip Across America in Single-Frame Drama ‘Duck’

Live Action, Premiere

9th September, 2020

One car, a crew of two, and a single frame setup. Max Kane offers insight into the three month shoot of his gonzo road trip short 'Duck'.

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Two Spaceships Have an Enlightening Confrontation in Joe Roberts & Karl Poyzer’s Animated Comedy ‘Floaters’

Animation, Premiere

8th September, 2020

Karl Poyzer and Joe Roberts detail how through embracing their side-hobbies during lockdown they created 'Floaters' a hilarious sci-fi animation.

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Bartek Sozanski Captures the Insidious Effects of Brexit Stoked Far-Right Propaganda in ‘Live to Remain’

Live Action, Premiere

3rd September, 2020

Made in the wake of Brexit-inspired far-right hate crimes Bartek Sozanski's 'Live to Remain' deftly explores what could lead someone to commit such an act.

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White Privilege Gets a Rude Awakening in TJ Noel-Sullivan’s Gripping Basketball Drama ‘On The Whistle’

Live Action, Premiere

2nd September, 2020

We learn how TJ Noel-Sullivan used basketball to explore the conflict between white entitlement & Black authority in gripping hoops drama 'On The Whistle'.

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Harvey Eaton Unveils the Globe-Trotting Richness of a Life Well Lived in Beauteous Short ‘Bet on Yourself’

Documentary, Premiere

17th August, 2020

Harvey Eaton draws from an almost bottomless well of enthralling anecdotes after stumbling across one of life's rich characters in 'Bet on Yourself'.

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