Savanah Leaf details how shooting 16mm benefited her gritty, surreal debut feature which shines a unique authorial lens on motherhood, race and class.
Yanghuixiao Gao describes using natural light to ground her drama short exploration of the complexities of mother-daughter relationships in authentic realism.
Matt O'Donnell describes the pleasure of creating the 3D animation behind the vivid world featured in his short film.
Live Action, Premiere
Oskar Brockbank shares how he created an honest depiction of the visceral struggles of a new mother battling with the redefinition of her identity.
William Williamson explains how he captured the sheer scale and arduous working conditions of Vietnam's wet market in his succinct and decisive doc.
Live Action, Music
Willem Kantine reveals how his Sevdaliza music video takes a critical perspective on representations of pregnant women in Western society.
Animation, Live Action
Kevin Rios & Anamari Mesa co-direct the contemplative story of a young woman processing her doubts before meeting the adoptive parents of her unborn child
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