Premiere Category

Misunderstandings Turn Into Dark Suspicions in Mattis Ohana Goksøyr’s ‘Good Luck’

Live Action, Premiere

26th November, 2021

Mattis Ohana Goksøyr notes the importance of tactical camerawork when delineating audience information for his conversation prompting drama.

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Dominica Harrison’s ‘Chado’ Is a Coming of Age Story Set Within an Enchanted Russian Wilderness

Animation, Premiere

24th November, 2021

Dominica Harrison details the physical approach to animation she took in creating the magical imagery of her short film 'Chado'.

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Peter King’s Dystopian Fiction ‘This is the Winter’ Throws the North-South Divide Into Sharp Relief

Live Action, Premiere

23rd November, 2021

Peter King discusses the immaculate production design and gripping performances which unpin his tense immersive political drama short.

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Sion Thomas Subverts the Macho Posturing of Traditional Crime Drama in ‘Face Down in the Back of a Car’

Live Action, Premiere

8th November, 2021

Sion Thomas reveals how he utilised static and handheld camerawork to capture the failing bravado central to his contained crime drama.

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A Troubled Writer Loses His Grip on Reality in Harry Sherriff’s Dark Meta-Comedy ‘Harry Is Not Okay’

Live Action, Premiere

27th October, 2021

Harry Sherriff explains how he used the application deadline for the NFTS as a creative motivator when conceiving his deliciously dark, surreal meta-comedy.

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A Woman Goes to Extremes To Satisfy Her Partner’s Odd Sexual Needs in Tobias Rud’s ‘I’ll Be Your Kettle’

Animation, Premiere

18th October, 2021

Tobias Rud discusses animating the dangers of romantic compromise in his film about a woman's desperate attempts to satisfy her partner's unusual desires.

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Tom & Theo Realise a Chaotic Heist for the Goose That Lays Golden Eggs in Pulpy Music Video ‘01G’

Music, Premiere

15th October, 2021

Co-Directors Tom & Theo deconstruct the heist sequence of their strange crime-infused music video for Cheap Electric Pink Wool's '01G'.

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Liam Tangum’s Small-Town Crime Drama ‘Toomsboro’ Tracks Two Brothers as They Stumble Upon a Stack of Cash

Live Action, Premiere

5th October, 2021

Liam Tangum explains how he captured the beautiful vistas of the Deep South for his small-town fraternal crime drama 'Toomsboro'.

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Interpersonal Interactions Are What Gives Life Meaning in Tsubasa Matsumoto’s Existential Drama ‘Prelude’

Live Action, Premiere

24th September, 2021

Tsubasa Matsumoto explains how he composited the lofty ideas of his expansive drama 'Prelude' specifically for the big screen experience.

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Robin Summons Explores the Lasting Pernicious Effects of Domestic Abuse in Workplace Drama ‘Occupation’

Live Action, Premiere

15th September, 2021

Robin Summons details the in-depth domestic abuse research and technical camera work which empathically frame's the victim's perspective in 'Occupation'.

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Stanley Xu Smartly Blurs the Line Between Representation and Memory in Metafictional Drama ‘Reprise’

Live Action, Premiere

7th September, 2021

Stanley Xu discusses using metafiction to play with genre and representation in his portrayal of the different ways we can remember past relationships.

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Zhenia Kazankina Acutely Captures Life in a Liminal Space in Deadpan Border Hotel Drama ‘Rio’

Live Action, Premiere

3rd September, 2021

Zhenia Kazankina explains how deadpan framing and cast relationships formed in rehearsals allowed for an oddball take on the coming-of-age genre in 'Rio'.

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