Comedy Tag Archive

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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Childhood Innocence Meets the Parental Nightmare of the Public Restroom from Hell in Bryan Campbell’s ‘Big Boy’

Live Action

4th June, 2018

Director Bryan Campbell returns to DN with a palpitation-inducing young boy’s solo trip to the public restroom from hell, in comedy shot 'Big Boy'.

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Thought Diary

Asides, Live Action

25th May, 2018

Brooklyn-based musician, comedian and director Daniel Koren take us on a grin-inducing tour of his “insignificant reflections” in 'Thought Diary'.

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Cake

Asides, Live Action

22nd May, 2018

A pair of travellers attempt to devise an escape from the ceaseless barren landscape that surrounds them in Alan Friel's award-winning dark comedy 'Cake'.

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Jake Honig Rides Shotgun with a Postal Service Secret Agent in Delightful Off-Kilter Comedy Long Term Delivery

Live Action

17th May, 2018

A dogged elite postal service agent embarks on a mission to deliver a 10 yr old Christmas present in Jake Honig’s off-kilter comedy 'Long Term Delivery'.

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A Pair of Filmmakers Cross the Line of Decency in Joe Burke’s Darkly Funny Short ‘Another Cancer Movie’

Live Action

26th April, 2018

A pair of emotionally tone deaf filmmakers exploit family good will & illness for potential awards glory in Joe Burke's dark comedy 'Another Cancer Movie'.

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Ironic Juxtapositions of Everyday Life Are the Centrepiece of Amy Nicholson’s New York Comedy Short ‘Irony’

Live Action

13th April, 2018

Amy Nicholson tells DN how she and a small crew created a mosaic of everyday idiosyncratic New York moments and ironic juxtapositions for her satirical

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