Documentary, Live Action, Premiere
28th May, 2019
Tanmay Chowdhary discusses the unconventional approach of hybrid narrative-doc 'Color of November', a portrait of the relationship between two young women
Live Action, Premiere
4th April, 2019
DN speaks to Kevin Rios about power bottoms, self-induced panic and a wisdom-spouting stop-motion piece of crap in his comedy short 'THE SHIT! An Opera'.
Film Festival, Live Action
Rhianon Jones tells DN how the transgression of arguments and a short story inspired 'Parker' a film about a couple arguing in a car after a social event
3rd April, 2019
Director Lukas Revzin joins DN to discuss gay dating culture, developing close relations between actors and shooting his short 'Fun Only' in iPhone ratio.
2nd April, 2019
DN speaks with Amelia Hashemi at BFI Flare about the shooting logistics of a nightclub, difficulties with the casting process, and clever camera tricks.
1st April, 2019
DN spoke to music video director Ali Kurr at the BFI Flare festival about her new short film 'Sparrow' and transition into narrative work.
DN rounds up another year of BFI Flare London, offering highlights from the shorts and features that were screened at this year's festival.
28th March, 2019
DN speaks with Rosie Westhoff at BFI Flare 2019 about the casting process and developing relationships between actors in her road trip short 'Treacle'.
26th March, 2019
Director Matt Houghton explains to DN how he hopes to "draw attention to something often overlooked" with his powerful Film London doc short 'Landline'.
Asides, Film Festival
The British Council & BFI Flare Festival bring back their global, digital LGBTQ+ online film festival #FiveFilms4Freedom for another year of great shorts.
Documentary, Film Festival
25th March, 2019
Prolific documentary filmmaker Charlie Lyne joins us to discuss the creative & researched-based process behind his Operation Spanner doc 'Lasting Marks'.
24th March, 2019
DN speaks with Ellie Rogers, who reveals how she used time and repetition to tell the story of a woman revisiting the trauma of a past relationship.
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