Drama Tag Archive

Lily Rose Thomas Challenges the Perception of Women and Alcoholism in Drama Short ‘Girls Who Drink’

Live Action

19th September, 2019

DN talks personal stories, maintaining aesthetics, and balancing multiple narratives with Lily Rose Thomas, writer/director of 'Girls Who Drink'.

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Erica Rose Aims to Change the Perception of Female Sexuality on Screen in Potent Drama Short ‘Girl Talk’

Live Action

5th September, 2019

'Girl Talk' director Erica Rose on how she worked with her actors towards creating a safe environment for intimate scenarios and intense emotional scenes.

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A Young Woman Traverses the Five Stages of Grief in Anna Fredrikke Bjerke’ Reflective Short ‘Outline’

Live Action

2nd September, 2019

Anna Fredrikke Bjerke talks to us about using the Nordic landscape as an expressive canvas for her intimate portrait of the grieving process in 'Outline'.

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Daniel Antebi Compiles the Fragments of a Lost Relationship Through Memories & Dance in ‘Unfold’

Live Action

30th August, 2019

DN speaks with Daniel Antebi about choreography, developing relationship history, and the narratological structure of memories for romance short 'Unfold'.

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Dee Meaden Discards Filmmaking Safety Nets in Search of Authenticity in Isolated Sister-Brother Short ‘Sibling’

Live Action, Premiere

29th August, 2019

DN sits down with Dee Meaden to discover how working without production safety nets made room for creative risks and authentic performances in 'Sibling'.

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Sweet William

Asides, Live Action

21st August, 2019

Kate Martin stars as a young woman caught in the grip of a downward spiral of emotion in Brooks Reynold’s gripping 16mm micro-short 'Sweet William'.

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A Solo Park Run Escalates into a Battle of One-Upmanship in Mariia Ponomarova’s ‘Ardea’

Live Action, Premiere

5th August, 2019

Mariia Ponomarova joins DN for the premiere 'Ardea' - the story of a gentle park run which quickly escalates into a competitive battle of one-upmanship.

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Sheila Avellino & Brandon Habuda Search for Hope Amongst Hopelessness in Refugee Drama ‘Blackbird’

Live Action

2nd August, 2019

Sheila Avellino & Brandon Habuda tell DN how extensive planning & a rigid shot list maximised their use of golden hour light in refugee drama 'Blackbird'.

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Bobb Barito Tracks a Vengeful Father on the Fourth of July in Short Drama ‘Light My Fire’

Live Action

30th July, 2019

DN speaks with Bobb Barito about the thematic implications of Independence Day, the culture of abusers, and overcoming on-set issues for 'Light My Fire'.

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Dee Meaden Delves into the Complicated Relationship Between Creativity & Delusion in Vérité Drama ‘An Actor’

Live Action, Premiere

25th July, 2019

Dee Meaden explains how concerns about our attitudes towards the homeless inspired her short film exploration of the line between creativity and delusion.

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Kiss of the Rabbit God

Asides, Live Action

19th July, 2019

An 18th century Qing dynasty god sparks a sexual awakening in a Chinese-American restaurant worker in Andrew Thomas Huang’s short 'Kiss of the Rabbit God'

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How Francesco Di Giorgio Narrativised His Showreel to Create Experimental Short ‘Live | Breathe | Watch’

Live Action

18th July, 2019

Francesco Di Giorgio reveals to DN how he formed a narrative to base his showreel in, creating an experimental work open to interpretation.

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