Christmas Tag Archive

Live Action, Premiere

A Couple’s Therapist Brings Them Together in the Most Unanticipated Way in Daniel Sinclair’s ‘The Breakthrough’

We speak to Daniel Sinclair about managing the fine line of grounded comedy in his tonal mashup short where a couple reach an unexpected therapy breakthrough.

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Live Action

Vinnie Jones Deals With Santa’s Naughty List in Andzej Gavriss’ Satirical WoT Branded Spot ‘Never Going Back’

Andzej Gavriss explains how meticulous planning enabled him to execute the ambitious level of production required for his Christmas-set World of Tanks spot.

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Live Action

Jessica Morris’ Tragicomedy ‘Round Robin’ Depicts the Surreal Reality Beneath a Faltering Family Facade

Filmmaker Jessica Morris reveals how she crafted the intense, surreal and manic tone of her failing to keep up appearances familial dark comedy short.

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Live Action

Harry Windsor’s ‘The Most Wonderful Day of the Year’ Explores What Happens When Dissatisfaction Turns Into Action

Harry Windsor discusses making the leap from film journalist to director with his nuanced drama about a young mother hitting the reset button on her life.

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Live Action

Christmas Is a Time for Coming-Of-Age in Annie St-Pierre’s Festive Short ‘Like the Ones I Used to Know’

Annie St-Pierre tells DN why and how she staged her coming-of-age story about a broken family amidst the melancholy of the festive period.

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Music

Jacob Jonas Curates a Sense of Endless Togetherness With His One-Shot Music Video for Sia’s ‘Pin Drop’

Jacob Jonas explains how he and his Cinematographer Jessica Young developed the vast, story-driven lighting for their minimal music video.

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Live Action

Nicholas Payne Santos Pays Tribute to the Slasher’s Kick Ass Final Girls in Festive Horror Comedy ‘Holiday Fear’

DN spoke to dir. Nicholas Payne Santos about flipping genre expectations and challenging masculinity in meta horror comedy short 'Holiday Fear'.

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