Encounters2017 Tag Archive

Animation, Film Festival, Podcasts

DN352: In Conversation with Legendary Filmmaker Chris Shepherd

DN caught up with Chris Shepherd to reflect on his celebrated career and return to the hybrid world of animated/live action violence in 'Johnno’s Dead'.

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Film Festival

23rd Encounters Short Film & Animation Festival Wrap Up

DN looks back at some of our favourite shorts from this year’s bevy of films at the mighty Encounters film festival.

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Return to the Clumsy Days of School Romance in Jack Bennett’s Charming Short ‘Not the End of the World’

Jack Bennett tells DN how a well placed tweet brought The Streets frontman Mike Skinner on board as narrator of his awkward school days romance animation.

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A Spiteful Shadow Frustrates the Romantic Aspirations of a Lonely Man in Tomek Pilarski’s ‘But She’s Nice…’

After making a friend of solitude, a lonely man attempts to break out of his isolation to find love in Tomek Pilarski's textured black & white animation.

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Animation, Music

Israeli Artists Deliver an Impressive Hit of Animated Mixed-Media for Marijuana Anthem ‘Legal Eyes’

Packed full of creativity Tal Zagreba, Robert Moreno & Daniel Sasson's legalisation promo is an impressive mixed-media call to arms for the 420 nation.

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Film Festival, Live Action

Pee. Wait. Panic. Alice Seabright Charms the Pants off Us With a Night of Soul Searching in ‘Pregnant Pause’

Writer/director Alice Seabright talks tight deadlines and relatable characters as she joins us to discuss the first in a series of character-driven shorts.

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Animation, Film Festival

A Scenes of Crime Officer is Plagued by Memories of her Day Job in Marcus Armitage’s Thought-Provoking Animation ‘S.O.C.O’

Inspired by his dad's work as a Scenes of Crime officer, animator Marcus Armitage examines the struggles an individual can face when a troublesome job follows

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Art & Fashion, Film Festival, Live Action

Coffee & Celluloid: In Conversation with Bronco’s House Director Mark Jenkin

Coinciding with the world premiere of Cornish feature 'Bronco’s House' DN is proud to host a conversation between Dr. Neil Fox and filmmaker Mark Jenkin.

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Live Action

Society’s Feared & Forsaken Take Centre Stage in Duane Hopkins’ Lyrical Sophomore Feature ‘Bypass’

We talk to writer-director Duane Hopkins about his second feature 'Bypass', a beautifully observed morality tale of society’s feared and forsaken.

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Live Action, Podcasts

DN157: Daniel Elliott Kickstarts Our Intellectual & Emotional Engines in Compelling Dilemma Short ‘Jade’

Daniel Elliott discusses his fruitful collaboration with Third Films & kickstarting audiences' emotional engines with his simple but compelling short Jade.

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