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Learn About Metronomy’s Anna Prior Across Five Words in Tiago Ribeiro’s Fashion Short ‘Who is Anna’

Art & Fashion, Music

10th February, 2021

Tiago Ribeiro explains his desire to biographically document the contemporary cultural woman in fashion editorial/music hybrid short 'Who is Anna'.

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Andrew Litten on Capturing the Two Sides of Rapper Nana’s Childhood in ‘King’s Blvd’

Music

9th February, 2021

A tale of the American dream told through rap, director Andrew Litten reveals how he conveyed the conflicted upbringing of rapper Nana in 'King's Blvd'.

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A Didactic Short Story Is Given an All Too Relatable Contemporary Spin in ‘Rope’ by Kyomu Yoshida

Animation

8th February, 2021

Kyomu Yoshida details why he chose to animate a caustic social commentary derived from a tale by the father of the Japanese short story in 'Rope'.

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Lainey Richardson’s ‘Black &6teen’ Captures Both the Struggle and Joy of Black Teenage Life

Art & Fashion

5th February, 2021

Lainey Richardson talks about shooting Football Beyond Borders winning poem 'Black &6Teen' while remaining authentic to author Abi Simms' experiences.

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A Pregnancy Test Turns into a Twisted Nightmare in ChloĆ« Wicks’ Horror Short ‘Cubicle’

Live Action, Premiere

4th February, 2021

Director Chloƫ Wicks reveals how she created intense horror short 'Cubicle' on a shoestring budget and within the cramped confines of a bathroom stall.

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Ten Terrifying Shorts to Catch at Final Girls Berlin 2021

Film Festival

3rd February, 2021

DN offers a selection of ten must-see horror shorts currently available to stream at the 2021 edition of the Final Girls Berlin film festival.

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A Statement on Adam Ellis’ Plagiarism Accusation & Backbone Films’ Short Film ‘Keratin’

News

2nd February, 2021

In light of Adam Ellis' plagiarism accusation about the short film Keratin we would like to share this statement from our editor about the film's removal.

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Jimmy Olsson Challenges Our Preconceived Notions of Disability and Sexual Desire in Forthright Drama ‘Alive’

Live Action

1st February, 2021

Jimmy Olsson returns to discuss why he was drawn to confront the misguided preconceptions about disability and sexual intimacy in his new short 'Alive'.

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A Recluse Is Driven Insane by an Immovable Booger in Ariel Zengotita’s Comedic Body Horror ‘Flick’

Live Action

29th January, 2021

Director Ariel Zengotita details the importance of thematic balance in genre filmmaking for his darkly psychological yet comedic body horror 'Flick'.

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How Friendships “Shifted into the Digital Realm” Inspired Satellite Sci-Fi Short ‘The Lonely Orbit’

Animation

28th January, 2021

Frederic Siegel explains how the isolated feelings associated with leaving his student-life led him to create celestial sci-fi short 'The Lonely Orbit'.

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Ollie Magee Embraces His Self-Destructive Urges in Equine-Obscured Animated Short ‘Nod. Wink. Horse.’

Animation

27th January, 2021

RCA graduate Ollie Magee joins us to discuss how his attachment to a horse character inspired him to let it "ruin" his animated short 'Nod. Wink. Horse.'

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Egor Tarasov & Vladimir Ivanov Bury the Pain of a Lingering War in Exquisite Music Video ‘Yamakasi’

Music

26th January, 2021

Filmed in a stark, abandoned mountain town Egor Tarasov & Vladimir Ivanov walk us through the logistical & technical challenges of epic promo 'Yamakasi'.

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