Anders Walter talks to DN about the challenges of directing in a different language for his heart-breaking Oscar short centred around sisterly love.
Amanda Forbis & Wendy Tilby explain how they blended 2D and 3D animation techniques with live action for their explosive multi-award-winning short.
Live Action, Premiere
Chris McNabb and Beck Kitsis tell DN how they sought to represent trans creatives both on and off screen when making their personal relationship drama.
Hannah Jacobs shares how she created the meditative yet surreal tonal amalgamation of her BAFTA-nominated short about rediscovering how to trust your gut.
Jessica Yu-Li Henwick reveals how she balanced the roles of writer, director and actor in her BAFTA short about an aspiring young female chef.
Director Jo Ingabire Moys talks to DN about crafting terrifying moments of silence in her tension-filled BAFTA nominated short about the Rwandan genocide.
We spoke to Paul Holbrook about stripping down the dialogue in his nuanced short where an unsettling interest in the past grows tensions.
Film Festival, Live Action
Nina Ognjanović explains creating her Serbian mystery-western through widescreen frames, rigorous location scouting and a less-is-more approach.
The Newman Bros discuss tapering comedy with emotional stakes for their short about an art exhibition which throws an adulterer's life into chaos.
BAFTA winning OSCAR nominated co-writer/directors Tom Berkeley & Ross White talk about the streamlined working practices behind their offbeat comedy short.
Sarah Grant talks to DN about her empowering body positive, inclusive short which challenges outdated notions of size being a barrier to self-expression.
Greg Hall shares how he expertly portrayed descending into drug-fuelled mayhem through dual-lighting schemes and an unrelenting musical score.
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