Animation, Film Festival
Flóra Anna Buda talks about creating a new kind of intimacy in animated erotica in her portrait of a woman's sexual desires and financial restrictions.
Live Action, Premiere
Lia Williams tells DN how she drew from her experience as an actor when directing Angus Wright and Alex Lawther for her historical drama.
We speak to Audrey Mascina about her strong desire to challenge the limits of how sexuality in all its glory can be captured and presented by filmmakers.
Eirik Tveiten discusses abruptly shifting gears from comical caper to an atmosphere of menacing threat in his short about standing up to bigoted prejudice.
Chris McNabb and Beck Kitsis tell DN how they sought to represent trans creatives both on and off screen when making their personal relationship drama.
Ivan Olita shares how he authentically portrayed the Las Vegas visitors rarely see for his film about the conflicted identity of an Elvis impersonator.
Greg Hall shares how he expertly portrayed descending into drug-fuelled mayhem through dual-lighting schemes and an unrelenting musical score.
Leonard Rääf talks to DN about crafting the story of a friendship strengthened by the discovery of well-kept secrets in his new coming-of-age drama comedy.
Keeran Anwar Blessie breaks down the process of scripting the pivotal tonal shift in his subversive BIFA-nominated LGBTQ romantic drama.
Brendan Prost breaks down the pivotal tonal shift at the centre of his unsettling examination of loneliness and desolation.
David Findlay explains how he constructed the subtle yet emotional journey of his short LGBTQ drama about grief and friendship during post-production.
Victoria Singh-Thompson on how smart music choices and innovative freeze-frame effects capture her characters on a rebellious night out.
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