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Music

Emma Branderhorst Presents an Alternative to the Perilous Repercussions of Sexting in Campaign Short ‘Piece of Me’

Emma Branderhorst tells DN why it was important to take a new tack of addressing those who share intimate images without consent for her KPN campaign film.

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Live Action, Premiere

An Unnerving Stranger Disrupts a Fireside Get Together in Joel Jay Blacker’s Comedy ‘Don’t Let Kyle Sit Down’

Joel Jay Blacker discusses his love of the comedic tension found in the spaces between conversations as deftly used in his unnerving unwelcome guest comedy.

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Live Action, Premiere

Two Drunk Best Friends Demonstrate the Depths of Their Love for One Another in Joel Jay Blacker’s ‘Shoes Off’

Joel Jay Blacker details the careful balance of humour and strangeness he sought to navigate through his bizarre male friendship comedy short.

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Live Action, Premiere

Two Thirty-Somethings Find Themselves in a Purgatorial State in Tom Gentle’s Existential Relationship Short ‘Close’

Tom Gentle deconstructs the thematic significance of the purgatorial communal stairwell setting of his existential short about a relationship crossroads.

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Live Action

A Couple’s Intimate Conversation Takes a Flagrantly Freaky Turn in Erin Murray’s ‘I Don’t Need to Know’

Erin Murray talks to us about exposing the cracks in a relationship through a revelatory conversation about sexual desires in her sharp-witted comedy short.

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Live Action

Olivia J. Middleton Weaves a Classical Tale of Fleeting Romance in Her Roadside Cafe-Set Drama ‘A90′

Olivia J. Middleton explains how the roadside cafe setting of her romantic drama became the ideal locale for her tale of fleeting connection.

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Music

Dasha Gushchina’s ‘Standing Between Two Walls’ for Manizha Unpicks the Paradox of Russian-Tajik Identity

Dasha Guschina shares how she dramatised Russian-Tajik singer Manizha's complex identity through the choreography of everyday gestures.

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Art & Fashion, Premiere

Alexandra Bas Welcomes a More Vulnerable Masculinity in Joyous Fashion Short ‘The Distance Between Us’

Filmmaker Alexandra Bas explains her creative process operating as both director and cinematographer on her vibrant fashion short.

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Live Action

A Father With Parkinson’s and His Son Attempt to Score Drugs in Grant Taylor’s Heartwarming Comedy Drama ‘Ecstasy’

Grant Taylor details the stages he went through to balance the comedy and drama in his short following a father and son’s search for drugs.

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Live Action, Premiere

The Hard Choices of Abortion Are Anchored in Daily Reality in Garrett Detrixhe’s ‘The Girl at the Motor Hotel’

Garrett Detrixhe talks about the significant role location played in setting the tone for his short exploring a woman's choice or lack thereof.

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Music

Jesse Leaman Dances Through a Nightmarish Reality in His Compelling Video for Sam Phay’s ‘After Life’

Jesse Leaman tells DN how he and his team rallied together to create a distinctive dance music video with minimal crew and a microbudget.

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Live Action

Marco Lawson’s ‘The Dinner’ Perfectly Captures the Dangerous Mix of Social Anxiety and Heavy Drinking

With dark lighting, close angles and an improvisatory feel, Marco Lawson explains how he expertly captured the awkwardness of keeping up with the in-laws.

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