Drama Tag Archive

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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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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