BAFTA Tag Archive

Live Action

Sean Lìonadh’s ‘Too Rough’ Acutely Captures Queer Lives on the Edge of Domestic Collapse

Sean Lìonadh reveals how he used intimate camerawork, layered colour schemes and sensitive performances to create his BAFTA-winning drama.

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Live Action, Premiere

Ramiel Petros’ Touching Student Oscar/BAFTA Drama ‘Aziz’ Takes Three Friends On a Devastating Desert Road Trip

Ramiel Petros details bringing 1980s Iraqi history vividly to life in his mournful, based on a true story short about friendship, war and grief.

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Animation

Les Mills & Joanna Quinn Return to Their Working Class Heroine for Oscar-Nominated ‘Affairs of the Art’

Les Mills describes the 35 year evolution of his creative partnership with Animator Joanna Quinn which led to their Oscar and BAFTA nominated short film.

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Animation

Antonin Niclass Forges a Magical Link Between Strangers in BAFTA Nominated Animation ‘Do Not Feed The Pigeons’

Antonin Niclass unpacks the challenge of blending drawn 2D characters into a fully-crafted stop motion set for his melancholic NFTS short.

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Animation

A Night’s Sleep Is Anxiously Interrupted in Ida Melum’s BAFTA Nominated Stop Motion ‘Night of the Living Dread’

Ida Melum guides us through the unique joys of the stop motion animation process of her film about a sleepless encounter with unwanted guests.

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Live Action

JONES Harness the Power of Allegorical Storytelling in BAFTA Short ‘Three Meetings of the Extraordinary Committee’

Max Barron of JONES reveals how the duo used the allegory of a mythical creature as a tool to tell a universal story about entrenched beliefs.

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Documentary

Jo Prichard Takes a Tender Look at the Loss of an Iconic London Bingo Club in ‘The Palace’

Jo Prichard talks to DN about capturing an emotional portrait of a unique community displaced due to redevelopment in her BAFTA nominated directorial debut.

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Documentary

Cherish Oteka Finds the Intimate Heart of a Poignant Story of Institutional Racism in ‘The Black Cop’

Cherish Oteka explains how they used classic documentary hardware & a retrospective 4:3 aesthetic to tell an unflinching story of racism & identity.

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Animation

Daniel Quirke Explains How Wax, Religion & DIY Instruments Inspired NFTS Short ‘The Song of a Lost Boy’

NFTS graduate Daniel Quirke joins us to discuss his BAFTA-nominated stop-motion short 'The Song of a Lost Boy'.

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Live Action

Talia Smith Mines Her History of Growing up in South Africa for Oscar-Winning Domestic Motherhood Drama ‘Umama’

Talia Smith recounts how her personal history informed the diasporic tension she exorcised through her Student Academy Award-winning NYU drama 'Umama'.

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Film Festival, Live Action

Ng Choon Ping & Sam H. Freeman Capture the Threat of Heterosexual Spaces in Intense Late-Night Thriller ‘Femme’

Co-Directors Ng Choon Ping & Sam H. Freeman discuss the importance of rehearsal when crafting the visceral tension of their jaw-dropping thriller 'Femme'.

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Film Festival, Live Action

A Taxidermist Sets Her Eyes on Stuffing a Human in Theo Rhys’ Bombastic Comedy Horror Opera ‘Stuffed’

Theo Rhys talks embracing the macabre for his ambitious horror musical 'Stuffed', the tale of a lonely taxidermist and her desire to stuff a human.

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