LFF2018 Tag Archive

Film Festival, Live Action, Podcasts

DN365: Isabella Eklöf Exposes the Rot Beneath the Glitzy Veneer of Power & Money in Unflinching Debut ‘Holiday’

Isabella Eklöf discusses 'Holiday', her unflinching depiction of the control and sexual violence lurking beneath the glitzy veneer of power and money.

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Film Festival, Live Action, Podcasts

DN364: Philippe Faucon Contemplates the Loneliness of Economic Migration in French Drama ‘Amin’

Philippe Faucon discusses the integral role non-actors played in bringing authenticity to his story of economic separation and loneliness, 'Amin'.

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Film Festival, Live Action, Podcasts

DN363: Sara Colangelo Tracks a Destructive Spiral of Obsession in Feature Thriller ‘The Kindergarten Teacher’

Sara Colangelo joins us to discuss her process for working with actors, the advantages of a Netflix release and why directing shouldn't be a dictatorship.

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Film Festival, Live Action, Podcasts

DN362: A Troubled Imposter Tries to Find Her Way Home in Christina Choe’s Psychodrama ‘Nancy’

DN speaks to Christina Choe about her debut psychodrama 'Nancy' and the difficulties of bringing stories led by complex female protagonists to screen.

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Film Festival, Live Action, Podcasts

DN361: Erik Poppe Forces Us to Experience Norway’s Terror Attack First Hand in One-Shot Feature ‘Utøya – July 22’

DN speaks to director Erik Poppe about the moral and cinematic considerations which led him to recreate Norway's Utøya tragedy in a gruelling single shot.

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Animation, Film Festival

Dan Castro Explains How He Tried to Capture the Feeling of an Anxiety Spiral in ‘Herman Brown is Feeling

RCA graduate Dan Castro joins us to discuss how "a bit of a mini-breakdown" led him to create his relatable animated short 'Herman Brown is Feeling Down'.

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Animation, Documentary, Film Festival, Live Action

London Film Festival 2018: The 12 Best Short Films

From a city tour through an Online-Shooter to a powerful narrative set inside a lingerie fitting room - these are the best short films of LFF 2018.

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Documentary, Film Festival, Live Action

A Roundup of the 62nd London Film Festival

Director Alex Barrett runs through the highlights of his 53 film strong London Film Festival viewing experience, from new gems to unearthed classics.

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Documentary, Film Festival, Live Action, Podcasts

DN360: London Film Festival 2018 – Female Filmmaker Panel

LFF Female Filmmaker panellists discuss the gender barriers they overcame to make their films and strategies to level the filmmaking playing field for all.

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Film Festival

London Film Festival 2018: The 10 Best Feature Films

Team DN put our heads together to decide on the ten feature films which most took our collective breath away at this year's London Film Festival.

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Film Festival, Live Action

Charlotte Regan Explores the Father/Son Relationship in B&W Short ‘Dodgy Dave’

London-based writer/director Charlotte Regan joins us to discuss how the parental relationships of friends & family inspired her LFF short 'Dodgy Dave'.

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Film Festival, Live Action

Rob Savage Delivers Unrelenting Action & Adrenaline with Micro-Horror ‘Salt’

Director Rob Savage joins us to discuss working with Alice Lowe and staying one step ahead of his audience with Micro-Horror 'Salt'.

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