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Art & Fashion

Perception Alters Reality in Juliette Hüsler & Filip Piskorzynski’s Multidimensional Short ‘Mirage’

Co-directed with Filip Piskorzynski, Juliette Hüsler discusses the methods behind their experimental depiction of perception's influence on reality.

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Live Action

Nicolaas Schmidt Crafts a Mesmerising and Minimalist Work of Sly Romance in Arthouse Drama ‘FIRST TIME’

Nicolaas Schmidt reveals how he combined irony with romance to excellent effect in the static yet constantly moving minimalist film 'FIRST TIME'.

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Film Festival

The Best Films at the British Shorts Film Festival 2021

A panoramic portrait of a nation in turmoil these 10 British Shorts Fest 2021 films show our nation's ability to acerbically diagnose our deepest problems.

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Animation

Disney’s ‘Short Circuit’ Season Two Shows off the Animation Studio’s More Experimental Side

From delightful evocations of home to experiments in pure sound and colour, Disney's Short Circuit programme shows off the next generation of studio talent.

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Music

Feedz Teleports Space Chaser to an Intergalactic Cantina Gig in Bonkers Sci-FI Opera ‘Remnants of Technology’

Feedz tells DN how he developed the operatic set design and monstrous makeup for his ambitious sci-fi music video 'Remnants of Technology'.

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Art & Fashion, Premiere

Caroline Mackintosh Creates an Ode to the Infinite Possibilities of Life with ‘The Doors’

Caroline Mackintosh discusses combining fast montage with voiceover to explore the different outcomes life can take in her playful visual poem 'The Doors'.

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Animation

Kai Stänicke Examines Our Destructive Relationship With Time in Reflective Animated Short ‘Pace’

Kai Stänicke details how he drew inspiration from the animation styles of 80s & 90s German abstract films for his admonitory time crunch short ‘Pace’.

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Live Action

Jerry Hoffmann Points Toward a More Inclusive Sci-Fi Future in German Android Short ‘I AM’

Jerry Hoffmann talks to DN about putting Black woman front and centre of a science fiction story and creating uncanny robotic mannerisms in 'I AM'

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Art & Fashion

Torben Loth Takes an Exploration Into Manhood and the Internal Struggle With Self in Dance Short ‘Torn’

Torben Loth explains the importance of thematic synthesis between environment and choreographed movement for his primal dance short 'Torn'.

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Animation, Art & Fashion

Lars Nagler Brings a Surreal Encyclopaedia to Life in His Short Animation ‘Shift Simmers Slips’

Lars Nagler explains the freely intuitive animation process behind 'Shift Simmers Slips' his surreal adaptation of Luigi Serafini's 'Codex Seraphinianus'.

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Live Action

Eugen Merher Pits Two Lovers Against the World in His Neo-Noir Road Movie ‘Marry Me’

Eugen Merher discusses the challenges of shooting in Ukraine and executing a production reset in under a minute for his neo-noir romance short 'Marry Me'.

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Art & Fashion

Monica Menez Unveils the Sumptuous Frivolity of Willems Beauty Palace in Fashion Short ‘Business as Usual’

Monica Menez lays out her journey from fashion photographer to director and elaborates on what exact ingredients are required to produce her uncanny style.

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