Alexa Mini Tag Archive

Live Action

A Young Man Grapples With His Newly Found Independence in Sam Davis’ ‘You Know Where to Find Me’

Sam Davis discusses his naturalistic use of documentary filming techniques in the making of his slice-of-life drama about a young man flying the nest.

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Live Action

Tamsin Topolski Lays Bare the Dire Consequences of Toxic Positivity in Satirical Short ‘I’m a Good Person’

Tamsin Topolski details how she represented her protagonist's mental and physical demise through all aspects of her darkly comic satire's colour palette.

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Live Action, Premiere

Max Lincoln’s Comedy-Horror ‘Rhyme or Die’ Subversively Critiques the Merciless Nature of the Creative Industries

Director Max Lincoln talks about devising imaginative kills and being inspired by the ruthless nature of the creative industries for his bloody comedy-horror.

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Live Action, Premiere

Jon Olav Stokke Depicts the Farcical Absurdity of the Pistol Duel in His Witty Period Comedy ‘Deloping’

Jon Olav Stokke talks about the benefits of having a wet draft script version of his satirical pistol duel between two women where miscommunication runs rife.

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Live Action, Premiere

Elizabeth Acevedo’s Dramatic Debut ‘Mirage’ Is a Heady Examination of the Role of Memory in Relationships

Director Elizabeth Acevedo details how her actors became the keepers of their characters in her intoxicating examination of memory's role within love.

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Live Action, Premiere

A Seemingly Adorable Term of Endearment Reveals the Cracks and Toxicity of a Relationship in Dan Boaden’s ‘Pet Name’

Dan Boaden details how he created a dreamlike and timeless look for his awkward comedy delving into the toxicity of a young couple's relationship.

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Live Action

Shihan Fé Blanca Fahim’s ‘Influential’ Shatters the Carefully Crafted Façades Presented by Our Online Selves

Shihan Fé Blanca Fahim details her inventive use of creative lighting cues to mimic social media filters in her dark comedy questioning online personas vs

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Live Action

Three New York Locals Argue About Pills, Politics and Semantics in Jon Ryan Sugimoto’s Bodega Comedy ‘Gut Punch’

Jon Ryan Sugimoto recounts the joyful atmosphere between cast and crew that was fostered during the shoot of his New York-set comedy short.

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Live Action

Charlie Reader’s Emotionally Charged Short ‘Lobo’ Questions the Struggles of Belonging Through Heart Wrenching Loss.

Charlie Reader talks about the complexities of straddling three languages when shooting his exploration of belonging and the inevitability of change.

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Live Action, Premiere

A Tricky Patient Causes a Therapist to Face His Own Issues in Ron Eyal’s Drama Short ‘The Therapist’

Ron Eyal takes DN through how he and his crew approached production to prioritise the actor's process for his tender interior drama.

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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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