Premiere Category

Lost Memories of an Old Dog Become Immortalised in Jonah Primiano’s Animation ‘Driftless’

Animation, Premiere

20th May, 2020

Jonah Primiano walks DN through the instinctual process behind 'Driftless' his non-linear minimalist tome that repurposes footage of a beloved pet.

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Joshua Tuthill’s Space Race-Set Stop Motion ‘Black Dog’ Sees Tensions Rise Between Two Grieving Brothers

Animation, Premiere

15th May, 2020

Joshua Tuthill discusses the ever-evolving production process behind 'Black Dog' his 60s set stop motion short dealing with an intense brotherly bond.

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Raúl Koler & Emiliano Sette Personify Humanity’s Struggle to Overcome Life’s Tribulations in 3D Short ‘Anacronte’

Animation, Premiere

6th May, 2020

Emiliano Sette reveals how he & Raúl Koler used striking 3D animation to personify humanity’s struggle against the forces of misfortune in 'Anacronte'.

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Charlie Reader’s ‘Everything You Didn’t Say’ Uncovers the Hidden Frustrations Behind All Relationships

Live Action, Premiere

5th May, 2020

From the banal to the profound, 'Everything You Didn't Say' takes a darkly comic look at the difficulties inherent in any faithful relationship.

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A Man & His Dog Leave the World Behind to Search for Gold in Taylor Mcintosh’s Contemplative Short ‘Swift...

Live Action, Premiere

4th May, 2020

Cinematographer Taylor McIntosh tells DN why he decided to eschew narrative conventions for his contemplative black and white debut 'Swift River'.

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Memories of an Absent Father Emerge in Matthew Thorne’s Stormy Outback Drama ‘The Sand That Ate The Sea’

Live Action, Premiere

29th April, 2020

Matthew Thorne reveals how dream-generated imagery and magic realism inspired his outback-set father and son drama 'The Sand That Ate The Sea'.

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Film Collective Mad Lazy Capture the Nonsense of London’s Youth in Brilliantly Funny Short ‘Aphorisms’

Live Action, Premiere

27th April, 2020

Mad Lazy discuss their debut short 'Aphorisms', a fly on the wall comedy about Londoners connected by a delivery app driver moonlighting as a drug dealer.

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A Grieving Teenager Enlists a Hardened Fisherman in the Search for His Father in Ben Strang’s SXSW Winning ‘Beast’

Live Action, Premiere

22nd April, 2020

Ben Strang dives deep into the trials and tribulations of shooting in challenging conditions on a remote fishing island for SXSW winning drama 'Beast'.

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Out of Comfort Reclaim an Identity Outside the Bonds of Conformity in Kinetic Fashion Short ‘The Heist’

Art & Fashion, Premiere

17th April, 2020

Cinematographer/co-creator John Ross takes DN inside the making of 'The Heist', an exhilarating fashion film statement of liberation from Out of Comfort.

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A Loner Resurrects His Dead Cat With the Help of a Mysterious Taxidermist in Irreverent Dark Comedy ‘Dead Animals’

Live Action, Premiere

14th April, 2020

David Oesch and Remo Rickenbacher discuss unconditional pet love, unorthodox taxidermy and the absurd consequences of grief in dark comedy 'Dead Animals'.

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An Absurd Act of Violence Becomes the Ultimate Form of Creative Self-Expression in Dorny Sunday’s ‘Judith’

Live Action, Premiere

3rd April, 2020

Dorny Sunday takes DN behind the scenes of his new short 'Judith', an unreliable portrait of violence as the ultimate form of creative self-expression.

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John Ogunmuyiwa Offers a Surprising Peek Into the Lives of Two South London Drug Dealers in ‘Mandem’

Live Action, Premiere

1st April, 2020

John Ogunmuyiwa embarks on a delicious exercise of audience baiting in expectation defying, day in the life of 2 South London drug dealers short 'Mandem'.

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