Mental Health Tag Archive

Denzel Whitaker Spotlights the Toxic Collision of Modern Celebrity, Cancel Culture and Mental Health in ‘5150′

Live Action

24th August, 2021

We talk to Denzel Whitaker about delving into the power of modern celebrity in our culture and the complexities of race in America in short film '5150'.

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Saul Abraham Deftly Tackles the Friction Between Masculine Stereotypes and Male Mental Health in ‘Enjoy’

Live Action

19th August, 2021

Saul Abraham talks us through the careful precautions he and his crew took to portraying male mental health on-screen for his tender drama 'Enjoy'.

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Simon Mulvaney Delves Into the Experience of Life Without Mental Images in Insightful Aphantasia Doc ‘Out of Mind’

Documentary

14th May, 2021

Simon Mulvaney discusses his decision to explore the neurological condition of aphantasia through personal stories not data in his WIRED doc 'Out of Mind'

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Ivyy Chen Creates a Space of Calm and Contemplation in Soothing Mental Health Animation ‘isle of Chair’

Animation

24th November, 2020

A fluffy giant helps chairs to find their right place in gorgeous animation 'Isle of Chair', inspired by Ivvy Chen's friends' battles with mental health.

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The Terror of Intrusive Thoughts Are Vividly Brought to Life in Suraya Raja’s ‘Don’t Think of a Pink Elephant’

Animation

28th September, 2020

We speak to Suraya Raja about using stop motion to convey the daily battle for self-control fought by OCD suffers in 'Don't Think of a Pink Elephant'

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Helen Takkin Breaks Down Using Drowning as a Powerful Metaphor for Depression in ‘Descent’

Live Action

22nd September, 2020

Helen Takkin breaks down the production process behind her powerfully deployed metaphor of drowning in devastating mental health short 'Descent'.

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Jonny White Shifts Visual Representations of Vulnerable Masculinity in Personal Doc ‘The Voices of Men’

Documentary

31st August, 2020

Jonny White aims to alter prejudices in his short doc 'The Voices of Men' which sees a rare vulnerability from the perspective of anonymous male voices.

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A High School Girl Faces Down the Terror of Social Anxiety in Danielle Kampf’s NYU Grad Short ‘Presentation’

Live Action

10th October, 2018

Director Danielle Kampf takes DN behind the scenes of her exploration of a sophomore student's crippling social anxiety in NYU thesis short 'Presentation'.

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Crowns & Owls Join the Fight for Better Mental Health With Viscerally Powerful Short ‘WIT H IN’

Live Action

30th July, 2018

Crowns & Owls discuss the challenges of conveying the confusing myriad of sensations experienced by sufferers of mental health issues in short 'WIT H IN'.

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