Drama Tag Archive

Mark Jenkin on the Journey and Success of ‘Bait’ His BAFTA-Nominated Breakthrough Feature

Live Action

23rd January, 2020

Mark Jenkin returns to DN to discuss 'Bait' his 16mm B&W, hand-processed and post-synced breakthrough feature about a struggling Cornish fisherman.

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Luuk Walschot Looks Beyond Superficial Divisions in the Hope of Greater Unity in ‘Union Jake’

Live Action

21st January, 2020

Luuk Walschot asks why we can't put our efforts into finding what unites rather than divides us in his challenging identity short 'Union Jake'.

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Family and Religion Make for Disturbing Bedfellows in Robert Linsley’s Psychological Thriller ‘Ritual’

Live Action, Premiere

16th January, 2020

A local cop finds himself embroiled in a dangerous game of cat & mouse with a devoutly religious family in Robert Linsley's psychological horror 'Ritual'.

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An Interview with Vimeo’s Best Staff Pick Winners of 2019

Animation, Art & Fashion, Documentary, Live Action

12th January, 2020

DN chats with Vimeo's Best Staff Pick directors of 2019 about the differing artistic approaches behind their award-winning work.

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A Trio of Teenage Boys Struggle for Validation in Marius Myrmel’s Intimate Portrait of Masculinity ‘Armor’

Live Action, Premiere

3rd January, 2020

Marius Myrmel explains why he felt compelled to create an intimate portrait of 3 teenage boys struggling to gain validation from their peers in 'Armor'.

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DN371: Maura Delpero Embarks on an Enthralling Exploration of the Meaning of Motherhood in Dramatic Debut ‘Maternal’

Film Festival, Live Action, Podcasts

20th December, 2019

Maura Delpero reveals how she built cohesion between the professional, non-professional and child performances needed for her drama debut 'Maternal'.

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A Forgotten Love Spans Generations in Marta González De La Vega’s Spanish Romance Short ‘Mai’

Film Festival, Live Action

18th December, 2019

Marta Gonzales tells DN how she used colour to construct distinct past/present visuals & took on multiple roles for her debut romance Spanish short 'Mai'.

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David Rusanow Unravels a Mystery as Tensions Boil over in Short Family Drama ‘Mother’

Live Action

16th December, 2019

Director David Rusanow reveals how he adapted a popular comic book for the screen and his decision to leave the ending open in short drama 'Mother'.

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DN370: Eryk Rocha Captures the Financial and Emotional Struggles of a Nocturnal Rio Cab Driver in ‘Burning Night’

Film Festival, Live Action, Podcasts

8th December, 2019

Eryk Rocha tells DN how the themes of isolation & economic struggle in his story of a Rio cab driver, 'Burning Night' mirror the current crisis in Brazil.

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Manes Duerr Asks What Sacrifices Are Worth Keeping a Dream Alive in Racing Relationship Drama ‘Ghost of a Chance’

Live Action, Premiere

6th December, 2019

Manes Duerr asks whether a man’s childhood dream is more important than 3 people’s reality in his high octane relationship drama 'Ghost of a Chance'.

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A Man on the Brink of Self-Destruction Films His Final Moments in Jonny Blair’s Minimalistic ‘An Hero’

Live Action, Premiere

2nd December, 2019

Jonny Blair explains how a lack of resources and self-confidence led to the creation of his striking webcam short about a man teetering on the edge.

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DN369: Henry Blake Exposes the Cruel Exploitation of Britain’s Youth by Drugs Gangs in Shocking Debut ‘County Lines’

Film Festival, Live Action, Podcasts

30th November, 2019

Director Henry Blake reveals the many ways his proof-of-concept short paved the way for the creation of his powerful debut feature 'County Lines'.

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