Meredith Hama-Brown reveals how she and her team embraced light and lasers to create a visually distinctive UFO for her emotional healing music video.
Live Action, Premiere
Colby Day explains how he practically translated his intimate play, about a couple experiencing new love, into a free-flowing dance short.
We spoke to Paul Holbrook about stripping down the dialogue in his nuanced short where an unsettling interest in the past grows tensions.
The Newman Bros discuss tapering comedy with emotional stakes for their short about an art exhibition which throws an adulterer's life into chaos.
Sascha Vernik breaks down the process of creating the stylised, vivid and pulpy visual aesthetic of his trippy, time-hopping animated short.
Greg Hall shares how he expertly portrayed descending into drug-fuelled mayhem through dual-lighting schemes and an unrelenting musical score.
Luke Bather shares how he captured the ridiculous comedy of his farcical short film adaptation about a follicly challenged man who finds his community.
Robert Mentov explains how he and Dwight Jantzi created a fresh gangster tale with evocative lighting, religious images and an 80s-style soundtrack.
TJ O’Grady Peyton & John Craine speak to us about creating a cartoon-like aesthetic for their bizarre and quirky short following a family breakdown.
Mattis Ohana Goksøyr reveals why he chose to prioritise the audiovisual over dialogue in his experimental exploration of sexual pleasure and jealousy.
Art & Fashion, Premiere
Ben Kadie and JA Collective break down the process of developing the trippy infinite queue effect featured in their surreal dance short.
Corina Andrian explains how she used improvisation, the inspiration of everyday city life and a dreamlike logic for her startling dance film.
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