Premiere Category

Animation, Ideas, and Discourse Join Forces in Robert Grieves’ 2D/3D Animated Short ‘Disorder’

Animation, Premiere

18th February, 2020

Animator Robert Grieves returns to DN to explain how we went about bringing the climate change discourse to life in this impressive explainer short.

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The Side Effects of “Good Boy” Syndrome in Korean Society are Explored in Yoon Su Lee’s Short ‘Chakham’

Animation, Premiere

17th February, 2020

Director Lee Yoon Su joins us to discuss how societal expectations in her homeland led her to create animated short 'Chakham'.

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Robert Hackett Challenges Preconceived Notions and Genre Expectations in Directors UK Short ‘Special Delivery’

Live Action, Premiere

13th February, 2020

A weary postman trudges through the snow, making deliveries to all but one door in Robert Hackett's preconception challenging short 'Special Delivery'.

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Mirza Ramic Embarks on Journey of Remembrance and Healing Through Music in Post-War Documentary ‘To Tell A Ghost’

Documentary, Premiere

11th February, 2020

Directors Chris Piotrowicz, Stefan Ehrhardt and musician Mirza Ramic join us to discuss their collaboration on personal post-war doc 'To Tell A Ghost'.

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Alena Shevchenko Hesitates to Make the First Move in Playful Will She Won’t She Short ‘I’ll Say It First’

Art & Fashion, Premiere

6th February, 2020

Director Alena Shevchenko clues us into the inspirations she drew from the Soviet era for her playful will she won't she short 'I'll Say It First'.

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Joe Dixon Gets Tangled up in ‘If Not Now Then When (Can’t We Just Try Something New?) Please! (Thank...

Live Action, Premiere

5th February, 2020

Joe Dixon tells DN how he created 'If Not Now Then When...', a short comedy about a man caught in a sex swing over the course of one day.

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A Supposedly Joyous Celebration Turns Sinister in W.A.M. Bleakley’s Harrowing Short ‘A Birthday Party’

Live Action, Premiere

30th January, 2020

W.A.M. Bleakley tells us how he created a tragic true-life story of silence & loyalty about a teen who witnesses his friends commit an ultra-violent act.

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A Bereaved Son Falls Into a Drug Fuelled Spiral in Craig Dean Devine’s Meditation on Grief ‘Chinaski’

Live Action, Premiere

27th January, 2020

Craig Dean Devine takes DN through the cathartic process of creating 'Chinaski', a dizzying look into the grief of losing an estranged father.

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Ben Dean Throws Us Headlong Into the Infectiously Subversive Mind of a Larger Than Life-Sized Artist in ‘Kitt’

Documentary, Premiere

20th January, 2020

Ben Dean explains how he used a mixture of formats to capture the essence of larger than life-sized artist Kitt Bennett in kinetic profile doc 'KITT'.

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Family and Religion Make for Disturbing Bedfellows in Robert Linsley’s Psychological Thriller ‘Ritual’

Live Action, Premiere

16th January, 2020

A local cop finds himself embroiled in a dangerous game of cat & mouse with a devoutly religious family in Robert Linsley's psychological horror 'Ritual'.

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An Impromptu Birthday Camping Trip Reveals All in Joseph Roberts’ Family Drama ‘Bellmouth’

Live Action, Premiere

15th January, 2020

Joseph Roberts turns political frustration in action as he explores a family on the fringes of society in his short drama 'Bellmouth'.

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Paul Nevison Opens Our Eyes to Hidden Exploitation in His Duo of ‘Can You See Me?’ Campaign Films

Live Action, Premiere

13th January, 2020

Paul Nevison takes DN through the creation of his duo of shorts showing the dark reality of modern-day slavery for charity A21's Can You See Me? campaign.

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