Live Action, Premiere
With Academy Ratio, stark black-and-white images and high-contrast camerawork, Gregory Foltynowicz explores the inevitability of fate.
Epic long takes, musical pastiche and minimalist music, Jermaine Manigault reveals the tools he used to create a unique portrait of what blackness means.
Fully computer-generated, Simon Robson discusses the making of his urgent call to action animation, a potent metaphor for environmental wastefulness.
Art & Fashion
Riffy Ahmed breaks down the experimental cinematic approach to narrative in her BIPOC-centric reinterpretation of Euripides' original play.
Jack Gray tells DN how his love of people watching informed the genesis of his animated paean to the cyclical nature of everyday mundane tasks.
Co-Directors Henna Välkky and Eesu Lehtola tell DN how they sought to visually evoke the sensibility of dreams for their animated documentary.
Tomas Gomez Bustillo conveys the challenges of capturing the magical moments of the everyday in vignettes for his enthralling short film collection.
Mona Namer and Sofia Aedo Zahou discuss the cyclical nature of introspection at the heart of their dreamlike experimental dance film.
Losmose guides us through the fascinating collision of strobe lights, intuitive connections and body horror of his enigmatic Ela Minus music video.
Alex Fischman Cárdenas reveals how the spontaneous method of filmmaking for his dance short came together cohesively in the editing room.
Art & Fashion, Premiere
Charlie Clift explains how his team achieved the graceful, dancer-esque cinematography of his metaphorical short despite shooting on shifting sands.
Lanre Malaolu discusses utilising the tension of one-shot filmmaking to convey the racial politics at the heart of his experimental dance short.
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