13th May, 2020
Blending beauty and terror M.P. Wills' 'Blood Orange' is alternately horrifying and hilarious. We sat down with the director to discuss his short film!
Live Action, Premiere
5th May, 2020
From the banal to the profound, 'Everything You Didn't Say' takes a darkly comic look at the difficulties inherent in any faithful relationship.
14th April, 2020
David Oesch and Remo Rickenbacher discuss unconditional pet love, unorthodox taxidermy and the absurd consequences of grief in dark comedy 'Dead Animals'.
17th January, 2020
Dominic Hicks delivers a deliciously dark triptych of twisted tales about alienation and obsession based on real amazon.com reviews in 'Amazonia'.
Asides, Live Action
8th January, 2020
A pair of siblings receive some disturbing food for thought which puts their brother’s suicide into perspective in Jim Owen’s comedy 'The Priest'.
19th November, 2019
Matt Kazman shares how his morbidly funny swipe at the 1% 'Father Figurine' was inspired the first family & helped along by a mould of an old man’s head.
18th September, 2019
A man undergoing a conformity test decides to give the researchers exactly what they want in Theo Gee and Ian Bousher's pitch dark comedy 'Aping'.
28th January, 2019
Director Christopher Lovick plunges us into the ugly depths of toxic masculinity wrought by illogical jealousy in disturbing relationship short 'Brandon'.
19th November, 2018
In darkly comic animation 'Roundabout' Noah Gavrich reminds us that life really is just driving in circles until your particular record comes to a stop.
17th October, 2018
DN speaks to writer/director Shalini Adnani about turning the bizarre ways we react to death into existential black comedy short 'Something More Banal'.
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