Seemab Gul reveals how reality mirrored fiction during the audition process of her drama short challenging contemporary societal restrictions in Pakistan.
Roxy Rezvany details the subtle aesthetic decisions that inform and propel the quietly intensifying narrative of her BIFA-nominated dramatic short.
Joseph Pierce reveals how he translated the amorphous perspective in Will Self's novella through rotoscoped animation for his BIFA-nominated short film.
Keeran Anwar Blessie breaks down the process of scripting the pivotal tonal shift in his subversive BIFA-nominated LGBTQ romantic drama.
Sean Lìonadh reveals how he used intimate camerawork, layered colour schemes and sensitive performances to create his BAFTA/BIFA-winning drama.
Ida Melum guides us through the unique joys of the stop motion animation process of her film about a sleepless encounter with unwanted guests.
We speak to Aneil Karia about the improvisational approaches he took when shooting his scathing short film insight into Britain's worst impulses.
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Mitch Kalisa explains the unconscious racism that informed 'Play It Safe' his drama school-set film about a student coaxed into playing a racial stereotype.
Co-Directors Ng Choon Ping & Sam H. Freeman discuss the importance of rehearsal when crafting the visceral tension of their jaw-dropping thriller 'Femme'.
Part two of a series exploring women's lives across the globe Dekel Berenson discusses 'Anna' his touching portrait of the Ukrainian love tourism industry.
Providing an inside view of the feature development process, Rene Pannevis talks British realism, small-town criminals and the generational divide.
Paris Zarcilla takes us inside the intense world of competitive gymnastics and the tumultuous relationship of 2 brothers vying for validation in 'Pommel'.
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