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Art & Fashion

Julia Zlotnick Portrays a Young Man’s Crumbling Mental Health in Frenetic Dance Short ‘Seeking Thomas’

Julia Zlotnick explains how she melded the artistic worlds of narrative and dance for her visceral, emotionally-charged short film.

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Art & Fashion

Shapxo’s Fashion Film ‘Chasing the Drums’ Envisions a Pan-African World Where Light Is Born From Darkness

Shapxo breaks down the surreal, visually lavish Pan-African inspired world he created for his ambitious fashion short shot on the platform of a working subway.

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Documentary

Nick Bentgen Chronicles the Adventurous Outlook of a Teenage Self-Love Collective in Documentary Short ‘#LoveYourz’

Nick Bentgen reveals the free-flowing, mixed format, organic shooting process of his doc about a group of free spirited teens in the outer boroughs of NYC.

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Live Action, Premiere

Jerome Yoo Encapsulates the Chaotic Abandon of Self-Centred Youth in Fantastical Short ‘River Boy Blues’

Jerome Yoo talks about adopting handheld camera work to express the freedom and abandon of his teenage protagonists on a mission to relocate a significant pet.

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Documentary, Premiere

Henry Behel Chronicles the Life-Affirming Perspective of a Daredevil Pilot in Documentary Short ‘26,000 Days’

Henry Behel deconstructs the ambitious mix of plane and FPV drone aerial photography choreographed for his contemplative doc about Airshow Pilot Eric Tucker.

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Live Action

A Woman Grapples With Her Obsessive Death Anxiety in Charlotte Hamblin’s Tragicomedy ‘Everybody Dies…Sometimes’

Charlotte Hamblin talks about making the move into directing for her semi-autobiographical tragicomedy about a woman concerned that she's a catalyst of death.

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Music

Night Lovell Encounters a Series of Strange Episodes in Avery Stedman’s Video for ‘My Day Is Ruined!’

Avery Stedman breaks down his collaborative process with Night Lovell and the creative back-and-forth they had making their stylised scene hopping video.

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Live Action, Premiere

A Forgetful Spouse Sparks Marital Disharmony in Arne Gjelten’s ‘The Best Day of Our Lives’

Arne Gjelten breaks down how he and his team achieved the tense atmosphere that permeates throughout his Bergman-esque marriage anniversary drama.

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Live Action

A Mother and Son Embark on a Surreal Day Out in Tom Stuart’s Emotive Comedy Short Debut ‘Good Boy’

Tom Stuart details the awkward practicalities of shooting in the vintage VW van which sits at the heart of his touching surreal personification of grief.

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Live Action, Premiere

An Isolated Dog Walker Encounters a Disconcerting Loner in Rob Price’s Tense Thriller ‘Strangers’

Rob Price tells DN how he fostered the unnerving disposition of his thriller short through casting, location and wide-framed cinematography.

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Live Action, Premiere

Tiger Ji Brings Humour and Heart to Life’s Final Feast With a Bowl of Noodles in ‘Death & Ramen’

Tiger Ji talks subverting common tropes associated with Asian performers in his deliciously dark comedy where Death and a ramen chef share a bowl of noodles.

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Live Action

Reality & Fantasy Blur for a Delusional Production Assistant in Thomas May Bailey’s BIFA Nominated Debut ‘The Talent’

Thomas May Bailey speaks to DN about harnessing the metaphorical potential of a VP stage as the setting for his debut short exploring ambition and desire.

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