Comedy Tag Archive

How an Ambitious Fish Became a Girl in Thessa Meijer’s Celebrated Tragicomedy ‘The Walking Fish’

Live Action

30th June, 2020

Thessa Meijer discusses overcoming language barriers for her Japan-set short about an ambitious sea-creature who becomes a woman striving for perfection.

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A Man Attempts to Hold His Partner up Emotionally (And Physically) in Randall Maxwell’s ‘Bad Furniture’

Live Action

23rd June, 2020

Randall Maxwell reveals how he discovered the unique world of forniphilia, the fetish of becoming a chair, for his relationship comedy 'Bad Furniture'.

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Two Exes Impersonating Dragons Perform a Mating Dance in Benedict Cohen’s Refreshingly Funny ‘Rushes’

Live Action, Premiere

19th June, 2020

Director Benedict Cohen talks to DN about awkward exes and exotic bird mating dances, all of which inspired his brilliantly funny short ‘Rushes’.

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Morgan Krantz Sees an Erotic Affair Unfold Either Side of a High-Rise Office Window in ‘Squeegee’

Live Action

16th June, 2020

Morgan Krantz discusses the high wire production behind steamy comedy ’Squeegee’, the risque tale of an erotic connection 100s of feet above the ground.

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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, Premiere

12th June, 2020

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

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Harry Jackson Exposes the Absurdity of Racism in Tables Turned Comedy ‘Stop and Search’

Live Action, Premiere

10th June, 2020

Director Harry Jackson talks to DN about exposing the absurdity of institutional racism in his role-reversal comedy 'Stop and Search'.

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Colin Read’s ‘The Midas Hat’ Showcases the Magic of Match Cuts

Live Action

29th May, 2020

The myth of the Midas Touch is wonderfully repurposed in Colin Read's playful collaboration with experimental Falcon Bowse hat designer Brian Downey.

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Ethan Godel Imagines a World Where Romantic Conversation Is a Paid for Service in Sci-Fi Comedy ‘Vessel’

Live Action, Premiere

27th May, 2020

Ethan Godel talks creating the vision of an alternate present through purposefully archaic production design for sci-fi comedy dating short 'Vessel'.

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Useless Superpowers & Toxic Friendship: Wade Into the Weird World of Christopher Good’s ‘Crude Oil’

Live Action

14th May, 2020

Christopher Good joins us with 'Crude Oil' a comedy not bound by stylistic or narrative conventions which explores toxic friendship & useless superpowers.

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Chelsea Devantez Mines the Ills of Obsessive Social Stalking in Deliciously Acerbic SXSW Comedy ‘Basic’

Live Action

7th May, 2020

Have you ever hate scrolled through someone’s social media account? Then Chelsea Devantez’s deliciously acerbic SXSW comedy 'Basic' is for you.

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Patrick Muhlberger Unleashes the Chaos of Well Meaning Idiots in His Frenetic One-Shot Comedy Short ‘Hot Dog’

Live Action

31st March, 2020

Patrick Muhlberger returns with one-shot comedy 'Hot Dog' and explains why he abandoned his usual stylish tricks in favour of an energetic roving camera.

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Emily Jenkins & Justin Black Replicate Human Consciousness in Groundbreaking POV Short ‘Terminally in Love’

Live Action, Premiere

23rd March, 2020

Co-Directors Justin Black and Emily Jenkins join DN to discuss the rigorous camera tests behind 'Terminally in Love' their first-person tale of broken love.

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