Folktale Tag Archive

Live Action

A Jaded Jester Discovers a Sinister Plot Against Him in Gareth Bowen’s Darkly Comic ‘The Licensed Fool’

Gareth Bowen distils the infusion of gritty, zoom-lensed camerawork and medieval tomfoolery which underpins his paranoid medieval-set dark comedy.

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Animation

How Joseph Wallace Created a Modern Folktale with a Timeless Message in new Short ‘Salvation Has No Name’

Joseph Wallace returns to DN with his most ambitious work yet, a 17-minute stop-motion folktale exploring the refugee crisis and xenophobia.

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Live Action

Haunting Visions Seep Into the Mind of a Lonely Drifter in Eli Powers’ Psychological Horror ‘Skin & Bone’

Eli Powers tells DN how leaning into the genre elements of his concept enabled him to creatively flourish when mapping out the script of his tense horror.

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