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Music

Turkina Faso Envisages a Romantic Late-Night Odyssey in Her Dreamy Music Video for Herbert’s ‘Two Doors’

Turkina Faso reveals the formative experiences she had as a first-time narrative director on the set of her excursion through London beds, hearts and dreams.

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Live Action

Reed Purvis Offers Us a Snapshot of the Culture Shock Experienced by Rural to Urban Migrants in ‘Barrio Frontera’

Reed Purvis explains how he captured the authentic sounds, scenarios and conversations of a Buenos Aires barrio as seen through the eyes of a recent arrival.

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Live Action, Premiere

A Young Man Struggles to Maintain His Sanity When His Sister Goes Missing in Nathan Ginter’s ‘Last Seen’

Nathan Ginter details how the use of heavy close ups in his intense short drama reflect his lead character's spiralling mental state.

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Live Action, Premiere

Chloe Sarbib’s ‘Jensen’ Finds a Songwriter Struggling to Retain Her Sense of Self Before Taking Centre Stage

Chloe Sarbib explains why she deliberately engendered shifts in her directing style for her heartfelt music drama about identity and self-examination.

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Live Action, Premiere

Calvin Demba Takes an Algorithmic Look at the Damaging Cycle of Toxic Relationships in Sexbot Comedy ‘BabyDolls’

We speak to Calvin Demba about creating a timeless feeling for his dark AI relationship comedy about a misogynistic man falling victim to his own toxicity.

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Live Action

A Young Woman Desperately Clings to Hope in a Brutal Reality in Zornitsa Dimitrova’s ‘A Dark Moment of Faith’

Zornitsa Dimitrova speaks to us about crafting a story which forces audiences to experience the shock of deceit in her hard hitting and unapologetic short.

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Live Action

Samm Hodges Explores the Lasting Impact of Generational Male Violence in Immersive Drama Short ‘Tender’

Samm Hodges breaks down how he used the tension of a seemingly one-shot film to embed the audience in the chaotic world of his protagonist's turbulent life.

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Documentary

Audrey Mascina’s ‘I AM THAT I AM’ Explores Sexuality as Expression and Empowerment Without Constraints

We speak to Audrey Mascina about her strong desire to challenge the limits of how sexuality in all its glory can be captured and presented by filmmakers.

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Live Action

Jimmy Olsson Explores the Delicately Shifting Father-Daughter Bond in ‘Last Weekend With Jenny and John’

Jimmy Olsson speaks to us about drawing on his own fatherhood anxieties when constructing his drama about a maturing daughter pulling away for her father.

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Live Action, Premiere

A Couple Struggle to Redefine Their Relationship in Beck Kitsis & Chris McNabb’s LGBTQ Short ‘Valentine’

Chris McNabb and Beck Kitsis tell DN how they sought to represent trans creatives both on and off screen when making their personal relationship drama.

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Live Action, Premiere

Bousher & Gee’s ‘You’re Absolutely Right’ Sees an Affirming Hotline Fuel a Paranoid Hoarder’s Troubled Beliefs

Theo Gee and Ian Bousher detail how they echoed their protagonist's inner turmoil through the detailed production design of their claustrophobic set.

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Documentary, Music

Las Vegas’ Original Elvis Impersonator Confronts His Fading Identity in Ivan Olita’s Short Doc ‘A King’

Ivan Olita shares how he authentically portrayed the Las Vegas visitors rarely see for his film about the conflicted identity of an Elvis impersonator.

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