BAFTA Tag Archive

Mark Jenkin on the Journey and Success of ‘Bait’ His BAFTA-Nominated Breakthrough Feature

Live Action

23rd January, 2020

Mark Jenkin returns to DN to discuss 'Bait' his 16mm B&W, hand-processed and post-synced breakthrough feature about a struggling Cornish fisherman.

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How “Personal Experience” Inspired Anushka Naanayakkara to Create a Stop-Motion Love Story Made From Wool

Animation

7th January, 2020

NFTS graduate Anushka Naanayakkara joins us to discuss the inspiration and production behind BAFTA-winning stop-motion short film 'A Love Story'.

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A Transwoman Mechanic’s Compartmentalised Existence Threatens to Crumble in Asher Jelinsky’s ‘Miller & Son’

Live Action

5th November, 2019

Asher Jelinsky weighs up the risks & rewards of living as our authentic selves in their story of a transwoman mechanic whose separate lives begin to merge

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A Spirited Young Girl Discovers the True Cost of Womanhood in Myriam Raja’s NFTS Grad Short ‘Azaar’

Live Action

1st November, 2019

Myriam Raja discusses her time at the NFTS, doubling rural Spain for 1800s India & utilising the power of silence in her coming of age grad short 'Azaar'.

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Stems

Animation, Asides

11th April, 2018

Ainslie Henderson reveals how he turns ‘stuff’ into stop motion characters, eager to play out their one off animated roles in 'Stems'.

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Harry Lighton Discusses Subverting Audience Expectations in BAFTA Nominated Short Wren Boys

Live Action

16th February, 2018

DN caught up with Harry Lighton to discuss shooting summer-for-winter on 16mm and subverting audience expectations in BAFTA nominated short 'Wren Boys'.

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A Joyous Reunion is Shattered by the Brutal Realities of Sectarian Violence in Andrea Harkin’s ‘The Party’

Live Action

9th February, 2017

In Andrea Harkin's BAFTA nominated short, when a wanted young man returns home for a party the violent realities of Belfast in 1972 tragically hit home.

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Gavin C Robinson Searches for the Ideal Life in BAFTA Winning Animated Short ‘Hart’s Desire’

Animation

4th May, 2015

Gavin C Robinson tells DN how he brought together an aspiring hermit, an aspiring socialite and a shared flask of tea for his charming animation 'Hart’s

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Jessica Ashman Finds Acceptance of the Other in her BAFTA Winning Short ‘Fixing Luka’

Animation, Premiere

19th January, 2015

Premiering online here at DN, Jessica Ashman’s beautifully intricate stop-motion short 'Fixing Luka' tells the affecting story of Lucy, a girl who

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Humanising the Struggle of America’s Undocumented Workers in Camille Stochitch’s ‘Interstate’

Live Action

1st October, 2014

We speak to Director Camille Stochitch about the development and production of her Student Academy Award-winning and BAFTA nominated short film about

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

Animation

28th May, 2014

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

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DN312: Good Night – Muriel d’Ansembourg

Live Action, Podcasts

23rd January, 2014

In her coming of age short Good Night, Muriel d’Ansembourg mines the rich vein of dark teenage life experience whilst sidestepping the all too obvious

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