Comedy Tag Archive

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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Overtime

Asides, Live Action

18th July, 2018

An overworked office worker has to make it home or risk exposing his co-workers to a deadly secret in Craig D. Foster’s horrifically fun short 'Overtime'.

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Bad Deal

Asides, Live Action

10th July, 2018

Director Brendan Beachman finds inspiration in Ryan Kramer’s ToonHole comic strip for his cringe-inducing toilet comedy short 'Bad Deal'.

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A Sexual Education Lesson Becomes Eruptive For All The Wrong Reasons in Alice Seabright’s ‘Sex Ed’

Film Festival, Live Action

15th June, 2018

Alice Seabright discusses using an intense one-take shot to honestly portray a man on the edge of self-destruction within the confines of a Sex Ed lesson.

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Annabelle Attanasio Calls out Motormouth Men in Verbal Diarrhoea Short ‘Frankie Keeps Talking’

Live Action

14th June, 2018

Annabelle Attanasio explains how extensive pre-planning and choreographed action were invaluable preparation for absurdist short, 'Frankie Keeps Talking'.

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A Male Government Conspires to Change the Fate of Women in Alicia Macdonald’s Satire ‘Domestic Policy’

Live Action

12th June, 2018

DN speaks with Alicia MacDonald about comedy, tragedy and everything in between in her government conspiracy satire 'Domestic Policy'.

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A Woman Bares Her Heart in a Painfully Awkward Declaration of Love in ‘Just Tell Him How You Feel’

Live Action

6th June, 2018

Asking the question "how honest is too honest?", 'Just Tell Him How You Feel' sees an unreciprocated declaration of love turn hilariously gruesome.

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