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Emma Doxiadi Pokes Fun at Knee-Jerk Reactions in Surveillance-Like Long Takes for Paranoid Drama ‘Automatic’

Live Action

11th September, 2020

Emma Doxiadi reveals why the surveillance-like cinematography of 'Automatic' was the perfect frame in which to explore the power of knee-jerk reactions.

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Why rubberband. Shot Four Miles of Paper Images for Lewis Del Mar’s Animated Music Video ‘TV’

Animation, Music

10th September, 2020

Directing duo rubberband. ponder the onslaught of images we see on a daily basis in their hand-animated music video for Lewis Del Mar's 'TV'.

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Max Kane Documents a Young Man’s Gonzo Road Trip Across America in Single-Frame Drama ‘Duck’

Live Action, Premiere

9th September, 2020

One car, a crew of two, and a single frame setup. Max Kane offers insight into the three month shoot of his gonzo road trip short 'Duck'.

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Two Spaceships Have an Enlightening Confrontation in Joe Roberts & Karl Poyzer’s Animated Comedy ‘Floaters’

Animation, Premiere

8th September, 2020

Karl Poyzer and Joe Roberts detail how through embracing their side-hobbies during lockdown they created 'Floaters' a hilarious sci-fi animation.

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How James Kicklighter Captured Trans Opera Singer Lucia Lucas’ Historic Tulsa Performance in ‘The Sound of Identity’

Documentary, Music

7th September, 2020

We speak to James Kicklighter about documenting the boundary breaking performance of transgender opera singer Lucia Lucas in 'The Sound of Identity'.

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It’s Time to Escape Corporate Suppression in Willy Hajli & William Kim’s Sci-Fi Fashion Film ‘Write Your Story’

Art & Fashion

4th September, 2020

A rogue employee escapes an oppressive corporation in Willy Hajli and William Kim's ambitious sci-fi fashion film 'Write Your Story'.

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Bartek Sozanski Captures the Insidious Effects of Brexit Stoked Far-Right Propaganda in ‘Live to Remain’

Live Action, Premiere

3rd September, 2020

Made in the wake of Brexit-inspired far-right hate crimes Bartek Sozanski's 'Live to Remain' deftly explores what could lead someone to commit such an act.

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White Privilege Gets a Rude Awakening in TJ Noel-Sullivan’s Gripping Basketball Drama ‘On The Whistle’

Live Action, Premiere

2nd September, 2020

We learn how TJ Noel-Sullivan used basketball to explore the conflict between white entitlement & Black authority in gripping hoops drama 'On The Whistle'.

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Ignas Laugalis Blurs the Boundaries Between Fantasy & Reality in Fever Dream Music Video ‘Dusktime’

Music

1st September, 2020

Ignas Laugalis takes DN inside the low budget 25 hour shoot day behind Beyond the Wash's neon-drenched fever dream of a music video 'Dusktime'.

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Jonny White Shifts Visual Representations of Vulnerable Masculinity in Personal Doc ‘The Voices of Men’

Documentary

31st August, 2020

Jonny White aims to alter prejudices in his short doc 'The Voices of Men' which sees a rare vulnerability from the perspective of anonymous male voices.

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Alissa Torvinen on Turning Phoebe Bridgers’ ‘I Know the End’ into a Bracing State-of-the-World Address

Music

28th August, 2020

Alissa Torvinen tells us how she took the haunting music of Phoebe Bridgers and turned it into an eerie and deeply prescient music video.

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Marcus Svanberg on Creating a Chilling Silent Film with the Disturbing ‘Killing Small Animals’

Live Action

27th August, 2020

Marcus Svanberg shares his process for creating the portrait of a disturbed woman in the dialogue-free chiller 'Killing Small Animals'.

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