Richan Li explains the underlying metaphorical implications of the surreal animal heads her protagonist Norah dons in her 2D animated short.
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Omar Kakar discusses the alchemy of the editing process which enabled him to straddle genres without leaving his audience adrift in a sea of confusion.
With terrifying transitions, a foreboding tone and a Soviet-era atmosphere, Michael Lazovsky discusses collapsing past trauma and present reality.
Lisa Clarkson breaks down the photographic aesthetic of her 16mm NFTS drama, about a talented art student and his teacher's questionable methods.
DN dishes out a stacked list of ten distinctively cinematic short films from the London Film School's 2022 graduate showcase.
Ramiel Petros details bringing 1980s Iraqi history vividly to life in his mournful, based on a true story short about friendship, war and grief.
Antonin Niclass unpacks the challenge of blending drawn 2D characters into a fully-crafted stop motion set for his melancholic NFTS short.
An impressive display from the future of filmmaking - DN offers a collection of recommended shorts from the NFTS 2022 Graduate Showcase.
Using 16mm film, Japanese-inspired costuming and shooting at Princeton University, Kevin Vu takes DN inside his zany tale of sisterly conflict.
Amélie Cochet and Louis Möhrle discuss the minimalistic yet dramatic colour palette that underpins their waste-conscious animated short.
Liam Tangum explains how he captured the beautiful vistas of the Deep South for his small-town fraternal crime drama 'Toomsboro'.
Zhenia Kazankina explains how deadpan framing and cast relationships formed in rehearsals allowed for an oddball take on the coming-of-age genre in 'Rio'.
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