Live Action, Premiere
8th April, 2021
Savvas Stavrou talks to DN about the tone and style inspirations of ‘A Jar of Nuts’, his wryly dark comedy about the repercussions of social isolation.
1st April, 2021
DN talks to Mitch deQuilettes about the self-referential filmmaking of 'Staff Pick' a dark comedy reality hopping meta-narrative about outsized male egos.
30th March, 2021
Sam McMullen breaks down the key visual concepts he employed to translate his Irish black comedy 'The Cocaine Famine' from a well-known play to short film.
11th March, 2021
Raphael Gonzalez explains how he delivered a witty, thoughtful portrayal of the bonds of friendship in his dark, impossible request comedy 'The Living'.
16th February, 2021
Matt McClung shares how he balanced the threatening tone of disturbing online behaviours personified IRL with lighter moments of comedy in 'One to One'.
12th February, 2021
Described as Willy Wonka and the Guilt Factory DN delves into director Richard Paris Wilson's 'Clean' the story of a man forced to reckon with his actions.
12th January, 2021
Hadley Hillel lays out the challenges of constructing a fantasy world from scratch in 'ERNIE' — a stirring tale of two lost souls finding each other.
13th August, 2020
Bailey Tom Bailey walks DN through the squeamish practical effects behind his wince-inducing comical body horror short 'The History of Nipples'.
7th July, 2020
Bailey Tom Bailey tells us how he kept it in the family for 'Dead Dad' his lockdown shot horror/comedy about a family struggling to let go of a loved one.
15th June, 2020
Filmmaker Emmanuil Morari divulges the creative ethos behind 'She Lies Beautiful', his darkly comedic take on a serial killer's murderous love life.
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!
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.
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