Comedy Tag Archive

An Interview with Vimeo’s Best Staff Pick Winners of 2019

Animation, Art & Fashion, Documentary, Live Action

12th January, 2020

DN chats with Vimeo's Best Staff Pick directors of 2019 about the differing artistic approaches behind their award-winning work.

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Masculinity Is on the Operating Table in Zach Bandler’s Medical Comedy ‘Torn’

Live Action, Premiere

2nd January, 2020

Zach Bandler finds comfort in the uncomfortable as he tells DN about the creative process behind his short taboo comedy 'Torn'.

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A Y2K Doomsday Cult Get Picky About Who’ll Join Them in the Afterlife in Ben Kitnick’s Comedy ‘Exit Statement’

Live Action

13th December, 2019

Ben Kitnick reveals how improvisation was a key ingredient of his quirky comedy about a Y2K doomsday cult's mass suicide plans gone awry 'Exit Statement'.

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A Disabled Comedian Becomes a Father During His Stand-Up Routine in David Abramsky’s One-Shot Short ‘Dad Joke’

Film Festival, Live Action

12th December, 2019

David Abramsky details the rigorous preproduction process and memorable audience responses from his one-shot comedy/drama, 'Dad Joke'.

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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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