Live Action, Premiere
Lia Williams tells DN how she drew from her experience as an actor when directing Angus Wright and Alex Lawther for her historical drama.
Anders Walter talks to DN about the challenges of directing in a different language for his heart-breaking Oscar short centred around sisterly love.
Director Andrey Paounov & Screenwriter Alex Barrett expound on how they created the absurd, maddening atmosphere of their snowbound folk horror feature.
Sara Gunnarsdóttir breaks down working with different animators to create a multi-layered retro portrait of author Pamela Ribon for her genre-mashing short.
Luke Bather shares how he captured the ridiculous comedy of his farcical short film adaptation about a follicly challenged man who finds his community.
Oskar Brockbank shares how he created an honest depiction of the visceral struggles of a new mother battling with the redefinition of her identity.
Art & Fashion
Riffy Ahmed breaks down the experimental cinematic approach to narrative in her BIPOC-centric reinterpretation of Euripides' original play.
Gabriel Connelly tells DN why shooting on a 16mm analogue camera was the perfect choice for the lyrical tone of his experimental drama adaptation.
Director Ryan Mackfall and Screenwriter Neil Fox walk DN through the literary challenges of adapting H. P. Lovecraft for their chilling horror short.
Savvas Stavrou talks to DN about the tone and style inspirations of ‘A Jar of Nuts’, his wryly dark comedy about the repercussions of social isolation.
Sam McMullen breaks down the key visual concepts he employed to translate his Irish black comedy 'The Cocaine Famine' from a well-known play to short film.
Adapting Arthur Bradford's short story "Mattress", Ben York Jones' 'I'm Alright if You're Alright' is a charming two-hander about making new friends.
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