Animals Tag Archive

Animation

A Rite of Passage Fishing Ritual Challenges a Father-Son Relationship in Ross Stringer’s BAFTA Winner ‘Crab Day’

Ross Stringer breaks down the deceptively minimal monochrome colour palette he used to tell the thematically rich story of his NFTS graduate short.

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Animation

Ryan Oligmueller’s Tender Stop Motion ‘Creature Comfort’ Finds a Lonely Creature Reflecting on His Past

Ryan Oligmueller takes DN through the personal and practical journey of making his tender-hearted short about a lonely forest creature searching out its past.

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Documentary

Tom Krawczyk Captures the Blossoming of his Mother’s Incredible Relationship with A Baby Squirrel in Doc ‘My Duduś’

Tom Krawczyk discusses exploring the connection between humans and animals, whilst overcoming the challenges of filming a wild squirrel for his personal doc.

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Documentary

Jessica Bishopp Intimately Follows the Lives of Young Bird Watchers in Immersive Documentary ‘Skyward’

Jessica Bishopp deconstructs how she recreated the immersive feeling of birdwatching through considered visual language and detailed sound design.

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Live Action, Premiere

A Starving Wolf Crawls Inside Human Skin in Solmund MacPherson’s Absurd Comedy ‘Wolf in Dude’s Clothing’

Solmund MacPherson reveals how the farcical nature of everyday life inspired his short film about a wolf hiding inside a human skin.

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Documentary, Premiere

Matt Cascella Ennobles Man’s Best Friend in Charming Doc Short ‘Talking Dog’

Matt Cascella enlightens DN on his free-form approach to directing in ‘Talking Dog’, a documentary ode to the dogs of Maine by their human companions.

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Live Action

A Camel Must Choose Between Herself or the Good of the Herd in Alison James’ Dialogue-Free Short ‘Judas Collar’

We speak to Alison James about the challenges of taking a camel's perspective for her remarkable scripted, no-dialogue, live action short 'Judas Collar'.

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Live Action, Premiere

The Futility of Being Gets Kicked into Sharp Relief in Andy Fisher’s Silent Western Comedy ‘LUCKY’

Andy Fischer steps back to the old west for silent comedy short 'LUCKY' a film which sees a poverty-stricken family get hit hard by the futility of being.

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Art & Fashion

Kurt Schneider Pens a Love Letter to Creative Anxiety in Experimental Short ‘Thoroughbred’

Kurt Schneider discusses using creative anxiety as the narrative fuel for his experimental short about the pursuit of perfection, 'Thoroughbred'.

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Versus is structured around the themes of Nature vs Structure, Form vs Function. The film explodes with mind-blowing CGI created with Cinema 4D. Take a look at the talents of Design and Motion studio ManvsMachine.

Animation

Exploring the ‘Monkey Love Experiments’ of Ainslie Henderson & Will Anderson

Combining stop-motion, live-action and 3d animation, we speak to BAFTA winning filmmakers Ainslie Henderson and Will Anderson about their latest short 'Monkey

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