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Live Action

A Mystery Devours a Group of Stranded Men in Andrey M Paounov & Alex Barrett’s Chilly Thriller ‘January’

Director Andrey Paounov & Screenwriter Alex Barrett expound on how they created the absurd, maddening atmosphere of their snowbound folk horror feature.

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Music

Zuzanna Plisz’s Striking Monochrome Horror Music Video ‘I DIED’ Takes Direct Aim at Dated Catholic Mores

Zuzanna Plisz discusses using monochrome cinematography, subverted horror tropes & slowly building atmosphere to create her striking music video.

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Live Action, Premiere

The Baldest Man in the World Accidentally Starts a Moon-Worshipping Cult in Luke Bather’s Heartwarming ‘Bald’

Luke Bather shares how he captured the ridiculous comedy of his farcical short film adaptation about a follicly challenged man who finds his community.

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Live Action, Premiere

A Mysterious Nurse Collides With a Taxi Driver in Juan Pablo Blanco’s Vivid Film Noir Homage ‘Soy Hombre’

Juan Pablo Blanco reveals how he created the lavish black-and-white with a splash of pink world of his thrilling tribute to 1950s Mexican film noir.

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Music

A Devastating Disease Forces a Couple to Make a Heart-Rending Decision in Ian Roderick Gray’s ‘Survive This’

Ian Roderick Gray describes melding surrealistic visual effects with a humanistic story of love, respect and dignity in his short film/music video hybrid.

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Art & Fashion

Joshua Stocker’s Thermal Dance Film ‘Entropy’ Is a Delirious Celebration of Pure Expression

We speak to Joshua Stocker about experimenting with thermal images and the after wake of writhing movements for his exciting high-energy dance film.

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Documentary

Christian Schultz’ Lyrical Documentary ‘Infinite Blue’ Creates a Unique Portrait of Life on the Margins

Christian Schultz & Oscar Ignacio Jiménez discuss the lyrical voiceover and stark monochrome photography behind their intimate depiction of homelessness.

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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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Live Action

Fernando Nogari Boldly Lays Out the Reasons We Plan Ahead in Striking Nubank Ad ‘Your Future’

Through striking black-and-white tableaus, Fernando Nogari's bustling panorama provides a list of wry reasons to prepare for the future.

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Live Action, Premiere

Simon K Matthews Deconstructs the Portentous Nature of the Actors in One-Upmanship Comedy ‘Behind the Mask’

Simon K Matthews unravels his desire to inspect the toxicity of performative behaviour in the entertainment industry for his short comedy.

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