Masculinity Tag Archive

Live Action, Premiere

Greg Hall’s ‘Baby Boy’ Takes Us on a Riveting Journey Through the Heart of Drug and Sex Fuelled Darkness

Greg Hall shares how he expertly portrayed descending into drug-fuelled mayhem through dual-lighting schemes and an unrelenting musical score.

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Live Action, Music

Waley Wang’s ‘Teen Troubles in Dirty Jersey’ Captures the Thrums of Punk, Toxic Masculinity & Disaffected Angst

Waley Wang discusses combining 16mm & Hi8 home video style footage to fully embody the nostalgic memories of The Black Skirts' New Jersey punk roots.

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Art & Fashion, Premiere

Three Strangers Cross Paths and Reshape Time in Alexander Stamatiadis’ Audiovisual Dance Short ‘THORN’

Alexander Stamatiadis shares how he and his crew battled through freezing cold, snowy shooting conditions to capture their tender dance short.

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Live Action

Craig Bingham’s Yorkshire-Set Fight Pit Short ‘IRONSTONE’ Is a Brooding Look at a Battle for Survival

Craig Bingham breaks down the physical and emotional intensity of shooting the long one-shot takes required for his engrossing fight pit short.

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Art & Fashion, Premiere

Yú Reframes Masculinity Through a Feminine Gaze in Experimental Social Satire Short ‘Flowers While You’re Here’

Yú explains how the transition in her experimental dance short from 16mm film to digital is emblematic of her themes of gender fluidity.

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Live Action, Premiere

An Unlikely Bond Forms Between a Young Boy and His Neighbour in Emma Miranda Moore’s Stirring Drama ‘Run’

Emma Miranda Moore explains how she adapted to the constraints of filming in lockdown by making a small-scale drama with a big heart.

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Live Action

Generational Difference Causes a Tense Familial Clash in Dan Thorburn’s Stirring Drama ‘Salt Water Town’

Dan Thorburn opens up about the core themes of masculinity and generational difference he sought to explore in his drama 'Salt Water Town'.

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Live Action, Premiere

Eli Powers Shows Us the Unbearable Weight of Masculine Defensiveness in Cape Cod Drama ‘Fish’

We talk to Eli Powers about using intimate handheld frames, moody guitar licks & layered performances to create an affecting portrait of grief in 'Fish'.

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Live Action, Premiere

Rival Gang Members Come Together for a High-Stakes Game of Basketball in Adam Palmer’s Formally Striking ‘Judas’

A basketball game between rival gang members is caught in deeply expressive wide-screen in Adam Palmer's 'Judas'. We talked to him about his unique vision!

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