Drama Tag Archive

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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A Woman Finds Herself Frozen out of the Office Spoils in Emmanuel Tenenbaum’s Uncomfortable Drama ‘Two Dollars’

Live Action

15th July, 2019

DN speaks to Montreal director Emmanuel Tenebaum about the advantages of making his uncomfortable office drama 'Two Dollars' under strict time pressures.

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A Mother Longs for Retribution Regardless of the Cost in Charlie Manton’s Death Penalty NFTS Short ‘November 1st’

Live Action

8th July, 2019

Charlie Manton explains how he created a winter American road movie during a sweltering UK summer for his death penalty NFTS short 'November 1st'.

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Mari Walker Dives into a Formative Personal Memory in Drama Short ‘Swim’

Live Action

13th June, 2019

Mari Walker tells DN how revealing personal memories to her cast informed aspects of their performance & understanding of the trans experience.

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A Daughter Experiences the Insidious Nature of Grief in Kevin Slack’s Intimate Short ‘Week One’

Live Action

11th June, 2019

Kevin Slack shares how he embraced the creative freedom of spontaneity in 'Week One', the intimate story of a grieving woman's recollection of her father.

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Two Strangers Find a Common Bond at a Late Night Truck Stop in Grant Conversano’s ‘Where Mothbloods Bloom’

Live Action

31st May, 2019

Grant Conversano joins DN for a chat about dramatic short 'Where Mothbloods Bloom' the story of two strangers who find a connection while at a truck stop.

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A Contrary Newcomer Shakes up the Established Order of a Rural Religious Community in Dee Meaden’s ‘Good News’

Live Action, Premiere

30th May, 2019

DN kicks off a monthly showcase of Dee Meaden's work with 'Good News', the story of a religious community disrupted by the arrival of a contrary newcomer.

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Humiliation Forces an Immigrant Girl to See Her Father with New Eyes in Shalini Adnani’s ‘Somebody’s Daughter’

Live Action

27th May, 2019

We talk the fallibility of parents, the importance of subtle storytelling and Tinder as a casting tool with 'Somebody's Daughter' director Shalini Adnani.

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A Couple Struggle to Find a Mutual Purpose on the Road in Erlendur Sveinsson’s Gripping Short ‘Kanarí’

Live Action

23rd May, 2019

Erlendur Sveinsson explains how a shocking life experience led to the creation of 'Kanarí', an immersive, subjective exploration of the human condition.

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Tomas Leach Delves into the Guilty Memory of Childhood Actions in ‘The Day Ray Impaled Himself on the Fence’

Live Action, Premiere

8th May, 2019

We talk to Tomas Leach about 'The Day Ray Impaled Himself on the Fence' - the story of a woman who reflects on her culpability for a childhood accident.

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Stathis Athanasiou Tracks the Stages of Female Fury in Music Video Trilogy Meets Short Film ‘Rage Park’

Live Action, Music, Premiere

7th May, 2019

Stathis Athanasiou discusses stealing unapologetically, the creativity of limitations and expressing female fury in music video trilogy short 'Rage Park'.

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