Live Action, Premiere
Hannah Renton breaks down the challenge of building cohesion between the individual yet joined parts of her triptych film depicting the complexities of love.
Loïc Phil explains why he wanted to embrace the constraints of shooting on 16mm in order to fully convey the fervor of a life changing mayfly love affair.
Ajuàn Isaac-George reveals how he collapsed the sweep of decades into minutes through clever editing, precise dialogue and detailed character backstories.
Nathan Engelhardt reveals the rewarding process of retooling his feature script into an emotive short about love as an all-encompassing energy.
Art & Fashion
Anthony Capristo shares how he captured the turmoil of young love through innovative transitions, poetic voiceover and finding the perfect images.
Art & Fashion, Asides
Director Adi Halfin celebrates the joyous all-encompassing pleasure of love and freedom in her intuitively made dance short.
Ian Roderick Gray describes melding surrealistic visual effects with a humanistic story of love, respect and dignity in his short film/music video hybrid.
Nathan Engelhardt talks us through using montage, whimsical voiceover and nostalgic 35mm film to create a fresh, unsentimental romance.
Reinis Spaile talks about his affinity for using film to capture the contrast between a bright young couple and their degrading love.
Filip Zaluska chats about using busy yet seductive frames to render the tumult and fantasy of a doomed love affair in shifting perspective promo 'Kilo'.
NFTS graduate Anushka Naanayakkara joins us to discuss the inspiration and production behind BAFTA-winning stop-motion short film 'A Love Story'.
Sinéad McDevitt reveals how she combined music, film, dance and VFX into a luminous celebration of authentic same-sex relationships in 'The Ocean'.
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