Premiere Category

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 ‘Swift River’

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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How Work Burnout Led Director Sang Joon Kim to Create Award Winning Short ‘The Wheel Turns’

Animation, Premiere

25th March, 2020

Winner of the Best Animated Short film Award at Sitges 2018, director Sang Joon Kim joins us to discuss his weirdly relatable tale of a subway driver.

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Emily Jenkins & Justin Black Replicate Human Consciousness in Groundbreaking POV Short ‘Terminally in Love’

Live Action, Premiere

23rd March, 2020

Co-Directors Justin Black and Emily Jenkins join DN to discuss the rigorous camera tests behind 'Terminally in Love' their first-person tale of broken love.

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An Astronaut Struggles to Adapt to Life on Earth After Redundancy in Joe Connor’s Musing on the Human Experience

Live Action, Premiere

11th March, 2020

Director Joe Connor reveals why taking 7 years to shoot his short about an astronaut's struggle to adapt to life back on Earth resulted in a stronger film.

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