Encounters2017 Tag Archive

DN352: In Conversation with Legendary Filmmaker Chris Shepherd

Animation, Film Festival, Podcasts

4th October, 2017

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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23rd Encounters Short Film & Animation Festival Wrap Up

Film Festival

28th September, 2017

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’


5th September, 2017

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…’


13th February, 2017

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

Animation, Music

8th February, 2017

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

Film Festival, Live Action

13th October, 2016

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

Animation, Film Festival

19th July, 2016

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

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

Art & Fashion, Film Festival, Live Action

28th September, 2015

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

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

Live Action

17th April, 2015

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

Live Action, Podcasts

18th February, 2010

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

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