Avery Stedman breaks down his collaborative process with Night Lovell and the creative back-and-forth they had making their stylised scene hopping video.
Live Action, Premiere
Tom Salvaggio reflects on how the rise of conspiratorial thinking inspired his uncanny Twilight Zone-esque short about a seemingly unexplainable mystery.
Jim Vendiola talks about marrying disparate moments of eroticism, mystery, horror and comedy in his unconventional and shocking tale of modern dating.
Joaquim Bayle shares how black and white Super 16mm images, a deadpan style and a balance of sincerity and absurdity perfectly suited his band film.
Director Andrey Paounov & Screenwriter Alex Barrett expound on how they created the absurd, maddening atmosphere of their snowbound folk horror feature.
Zuzanna Plisz discusses using monochrome cinematography, subverted horror tropes & slowly building atmosphere to create her striking music video.
Luke Bather shares how he captured the ridiculous comedy of his farcical short film adaptation about a follicly challenged man who finds his community.
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.
Ian Roderick Gray describes melding surrealistic visual effects with a humanistic story of love, respect and dignity in his short film/music video hybrid.
Art & Fashion
We speak to Joshua Stocker about experimenting with thermal images and the after wake of writhing movements for his exciting high-energy dance film.
Christian Schultz & Oscar Ignacio Jiménez discuss the lyrical voiceover and stark monochrome photography behind their intimate depiction of homelessness.
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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