Comedy Tag Archive

How Ryan Dickie Channelled The Goonies and Ghostbusters for Horror Stoner Comedy ‘Montana, GA’

Live Action

21st November, 2019

Ryan Dickie tells DN about how cutting back on his resources lead to stronger creative breakthroughs for his proof-of-concept stoner comedy 'Montana, GA'.

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How a Fascination with the Furry Community Led Terri Matthews to Create ‘The Wrong End of the Stick’

Animation

20th November, 2019

NFTS grad Terri Matthews joins us to discuss how "the chance to animate some swinging ballsacks" helped attract animators to work on her short film.

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An Unexpected Moment of Kindness Sparks a Joyous Dance Spectacular in Nick Borenstein’s Comedy Short ‘Sweater’

Live Action

13th November, 2019

In his joyous dance comedy short 'Sweater' Nick Borenstein reminds us that sometimes all we need to our groove back is a small act of kindness.

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Savannah Magruder Provides a Much Needed Female Perspective on Sex and Pleasure in ‘Debbie Does Dilators’

Live Action, Premiere

29th October, 2019

A porn set PA attempts to navigate sexual encounters while struggling to overcome vaginismus in Savannah Magruder's 'Debbie Does Dilators'.

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Lena Tsodykovskaya Celebrates Sincere Sisterhood and the Follies of Youth in ‘Luisa and Anna’s First Fight’

Live Action

21st October, 2019

Lena Tsodykovskaya takes DN behind the scenes of 'Luisa and Anna's First Fight', a celebration of the "stupidity of youth & rock solid girl friendships".

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A Woman Is Forced to Confront Her Inner Child in Cat Ventura’s Surprising Comedy ‘Holly Goes to Therapy’

Live Action, Premiere

15th October, 2019

"My biggest goal was the pace leading up to the reveal" A woman endures an unconventional therapy session in Cat Ventura's 'Holly Goes to Therapy'.

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Alice Seabright Balances Good Humour with a Strong Heart in Crowdfunded Endometriosis Short ‘End-O’

Film Festival, Live Action

9th October, 2019

DN talks with Alice Seabright about the crowdfunding process, making art about taboo topics and recognising humour in dark times for comedy drama 'End-O'.

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The Futility of Being Gets Kicked into Sharp Relief in Andy Fisher’s Silent Western Comedy ‘LUCKY’

Live Action, Premiere

10th September, 2019

Andy Fischer steps back to the old west for silent comedy short 'LUCKY' a film which sees a poverty-stricken family get hit hard by the futility of being.

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Matt Cascella Envisages the Life Cycle of a Mattress in his Comedy Short ‘Beds’

Live Action, Premiere

15th August, 2019

Brooklyn-based director Matt Cascella tells DN how he maintained a consistent tone throughout the vignettes of his lifecycle of a mattress short 'Beds'.

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Barret Bowman Turns Stomachs with the Most Disgusting Games Night of All Time in Gross-Out Comedy ‘Baby Bird’

Live Action, Premiere

13th August, 2019

Barret Bowman tells DN how he created the practical effects used for his gross-out comedy 'Baby Bird', a short about a games night that goes much too far.

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Letter To God

Asides, Live Action

25th July, 2019

Still asking the questions we all want the answers to, Daniel Koren petitions the almighty for a nipple volume knob in comedy rumination 'Letter To God'.

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Life Gets Freaky for a Boy & His Masked Friend in Peter Collins Campbell’s Absurdist Short ‘Summer Vacation’

Animation

23rd July, 2019

"I keep putting enormous voids into things I make." Peter Collins Campbell talks to DN about his decidedly strange coming of age short 'Summer Vacation'.

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