NFTS Tag Archive

Live Action

A Woman Falls into a Fantastical World After the Loss of Her Child in Haolu Wang’s ‘The Pregnant Ground’

We speak to NFTS graduate Haolu Wang about anchoring magical realism with a grounded psychological journey of trauma and loss in 'The Pregnant Ground'.

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Film Festival, Live Action

Alice Seabright Balances Good Humour with a Strong Heart in Crowdfunded Endometriosis Short ‘End-O’

DN talks with Alice Seabright about the crowdfunding process, making art about taboo topics and recognising humour in dark times for comedy drama 'End-O'.

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Live Action

A Mother Longs for Retribution Regardless of the Cost in Charlie Manton’s Death Penalty NFTS Short ‘November 1st’

Charlie Manton explains how he created a winter American road movie during a sweltering UK summer for his death penalty NFTS short 'November 1st'.

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Live Action, Premiere

A Man Battles the All Consuming Guilt of His Actions in Dee Meaden’s Disquieting Short ‘Mark’

A man becomes consumed by the fear he may have done something terrible on a night out in Dee Meaden's disquieting study of consent, guilt and masculinity.

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Live Action, Premiere

A Contrary Newcomer Shakes up the Established Order of a Rural Religious Community in Dee Meaden’s ‘Good News’

DN kicks off a monthly showcase of Dee Meaden's work with 'Good News', the story of a religious community disrupted by the arrival of a contrary newcomer.

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Animation, Premiere

How Two Randomly Paired Characters Led Matthew Lee to Create Stop-Motion Short ‘Cabin Pressure’

Recent NFTS graduate Matthew Lee joins us to discuss stop-motion short 'Cabin Pressure' and how it helped shape his grad film 'One Liner'.

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Animation, Asides, Live Action

Police

The past traumas of a career on the force come to haunt an ageing Policeman in Ed Smith’s impressive 2D/live action hybrid NFTS grad short 'Police'.

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Live Action

A Girl’s Body Derails Three Brothers’ Plans of Escape in Jonny Blair’s ‘Come Out of the Woods’

Jonny Blair talks to DN about 'Come Out of the Woods' - the story of three brothers whose plans of escape are disrupted by the discovery of a girl's body.

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Asides, Live Action

Wild Horses

A young girl struggles to deal with her illness, whilst also becoming obsessed with horses, in Rory Stewart's NFTS short.

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Animation

Sea Child

Minha Kim joins us to discuss her NFTS grad film 'Sea Child' - an 8-min short blending an unsettling storyline with vivid hand-painted animation.

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Animation

Quentin Haberham Scavenges for Friendship in Junkyard Short ‘Jack’

We talk to Director Quentin Haberham about creating a junkyard hero with a heart in animated short ‘Jack’.

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Documentary

Michelle Heighway Unearths the Life & Times of Britain’s Most Famous Eccentric in ‘Mr. Somebody?’

We revist our interview with documentary director Michelle Heighway for her feature debut 'Mr. Somebody?' - a look at the life and times of Britain's most

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