Ryan Oligmueller takes DN through the personal and practical journey of making his tender-hearted short about a lonely forest creature searching out its past.
Art & Fashion, Live Action
Mixing experimental dance with realist movements and non-diegetic with diegetic cues Josh Leong explains how he immersed us in a moving mental health story.
Film Festival, Live Action
Musa Alderson-Clarke takes DN through the challenge of baking white hot tension into the fabric of his Cannes premiering short about a young man in turmoil.
Live Action, Premiere
Nathan Ginter details how the use of heavy close ups in his intense short drama reflect his lead character's spiralling mental state.
Emma Jesse talks through the false preconceptions she had to overcome when making her short exploring humiliating toxic masculinity within male groups.
Joshua Seftel reveals the interview techniques that encouraged reactions which paint a thousand words in his inspirational love over hate documentary short.
John Stevenson reveals the lessons he learned directing for major studios and how they guided him in the creation of his BAFTA nominated short.
Jacob Lee tells us how dancing as a means of stress relief became a self-shot, BAFTA-nominated documentary about overcoming depression and anxiety.
Art & Fashion
Nat Gee explains how she used movement and camerawork to convey the inner workings of an intense anxiety attack for her experimental dance short.
Oskar Brockbank shares how he created an honest depiction of the visceral struggles of a new mother battling with the redefinition of her identity.
Joseph Pierce reveals how he translated the amorphous perspective in Will Self's novella through rotoscoped animation for his BIFA-nominated short film.
Chinwe Okorie tells DN how she mined a darkly comedic childhood memory for her short drama about a tense encounter for a girl at her new school.
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