BAFTA Tag Archive

Animation

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

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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Live Action

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

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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Live Action

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

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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Animation, Asides

Stems

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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Live Action

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

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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Live Action

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

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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Animation

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

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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Animation, Premiere

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

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

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Live Action

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

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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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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Live Action, Podcasts

DN312: Good Night – Muriel d’Ansembourg

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 route

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Animation, Art & Fashion, Podcasts

DN256: Bobby Yeah – Robert Morgan

Robert Morgan’s BAFTA nominated stop motion animation Bobby Yeah is a strange but highly compelling film that defies simple explanation. Robert joins us

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