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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.
Christopher Pickering reveals how he arrived at the deceptively profound concept of his short exposing the bizarre method for determining snack serving sizes.
Lasse Lyskjær Noer speaks to capturing the cathartic release of comedy even in the depths of despair for his short about two widowers struggling with grief.
We chat to Sam Baron about his love of subversion in comedy and digging into the paranoid fragility of the male ego in the conclusion of his Amit Shah trilogy.
Sami Schinaia details how his relationship to social media helped to shape his vibrant short following a young clubber on a surreal trip.
Nathan De Paz Habib discusses experimenting with the form of the distinctive scenes representing a series of emotive flashbacks in his surreal debut short.
Giuseppe Garau extols the creative perks of not being glued to a monitor when shooting his 16mm film about a woman who enters the seedy world of tow trucks.
Harry Sherriff returns to reveal how his creative development at the NFTS informed his latest nightmarish comedy about a man pitted against his doppelgänger.
Conor Dooley reveals to DN how he struck the balance between absurdist comedy and honest emotion for his ambitious vignette packed comedy short.
Edoardo Ulivelli discusses the catharsis of putting his own insecurities into his short film following a young man unable to decipher romantic advances.
Tomson Tee details the narrative division of warm and cold tones and wide frames within his dark comedy pointing a mocking finger at the super wealthy.
Nick Rutter & Ben Richardson explain how they established the dark, witty tone of their farcical short about opposing sexual appetites and dietary ethics.
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