Comedy Tag Archive

Meet the Road Crew Who Keep Us Safe From Inter-Dimensional Terrors in Matt Harlock & Krent Able’s ‘Deep Clean’

Live Action

1st November, 2018

Matt Harlock discusses creating the hidden world of a secret council unit tasked with blocking up demon portals in creature feature short 'Deep Clean'.

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Katie Locke O’Brien Punctures the Myth Behind Societal Expectations of Modern Women in Comedy ‘Have It All’

Live Action

29th October, 2018

Katie Locke O'Brien discusses puncturing societal myths in comedy short 'Have It All' & the career changing experience of NBC’s Female Forward initiative.

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A Dead Body Forces Co-Workers to Contemplate Life & Death in Shalini Adnani’s Darkly Comic ‘Something More Banal’

Live Action, Premiere

17th October, 2018

DN speaks to writer/director Shalini Adnani about turning the bizarre ways we react to death into existential black comedy short 'Something More Banal'.

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Life in Vertical

Animation, Asides

17th October, 2018

Motion design studio Parallel reformat the world to match the ever present vertical frame in playful Instagram Creators animation 'Life in Vertical'.

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Chris Shepherd Embraces Stereotypes in his Satirical Animated Short ‘Brexicuted’

Animation, Film Festival

11th October, 2018

Filmmaker Chris Shepherd returns to Directors Notes to discuss the inspiration & process behind his topical animated short 'Brexicuted'.

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Link

Animation, Asides

3rd October, 2018

Robert Löbel makes any bad hair day problems you may have experienced pale into insignificance with the conjoined follicle challenges of new short 'Link'.

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Lobsters

Asides, Live Action

11th September, 2018

A twisted romance blooms between holiday park neighbours in Matt Huntley’s darkly comedic short 'Lobsters', starring the ever entertaining Steve Oram.

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The Very Near Future

Asides, Live Action

4th September, 2018

Sebastian Egert’s 'The Very Near Future' sees a man’s efforts to order a pizza frustrated by his digital assistant and newly updated T&Cs.

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Thawed

Asides, Live Action

29th August, 2018

Jon Drever's comedy short 'Thawed' imagines what the future of cryogenics might look like for those of us who only have a limited budget to work with.

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The Meeting

Asides, Live Action

15th August, 2018

Welcome to Yum Yuck, the setting of Simon Matthews’ 'The Meeting' and a company where murder, blackmail and a shit sandwich are par for the course!

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Pink Trailer

Asides, Live Action

7th August, 2018

A pair of best friends find themselves trapped in the boredom of a cabin fever enforced by the overtures of an overeager neighbour in 'Pink Trailer'.

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A Group of Friends Attempt to Ditch the Asshole in Their Midst…Permanently in Comedy Short ‘Must Kill Karl’

Live Action

6th August, 2018

DN caught up with Joe Kicak and Karen Moore to learn how they made the insufferable hilarious in darkly funny comedy short 'Must Kill Karl'.

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