Red Komodo Tag Archive

Live Action, Premiere

A Harrowing Phone Call Leads to an Illegal Immigrant’s Worst Nightmare in Joshua Okwuosa’s Suspensive Short ‘Okem’

Joshua Okwuosa discusses choosing a claustrophobic 4:3 ratio for his tension fuelled film about a Nigerian immigrant faced with a devastating situation.

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Live Action

An Intense Game of Street Fighter Exposes Fragile Masculinity in Yuan Hu’s Frenzied Comedy ‘Sticks of Fury’

Yuan Hu roadmaps DN through the meticulous preparation of his energetic comedy about an older gamer whose fragile masculinity is systematically destroyed.

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Live Action, Premiere

Jim Vendiola’s Horror-Comedy ‘Pretty Pickle’ Reveals Why Our Lover’s Quirks Are Perhaps Best Left Alone

Jim Vendiola talks about marrying disparate moments of eroticism, mystery, horror and comedy in his unconventional and shocking tale of modern dating.

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Animation, Live Action

Bounty/Banana Celebrate Ten Years as Creative Partners With a Wild and Vibrant Search for ‘InTENsity’

Directing duo Bounty/Banana detail the collaborative process and gear they utilised to capture their colourful, vivid and energetic filmmaking style.

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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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Live Action

An Unusual Love Triangle Blossoms in Nick Flügge’s Whimsical Mockumentary ‘The Last Bee on Earth’

Nick Flügge speaks to DN about using black & white, academy ratio and unintelligible dialogue to poke fun at the earnest eco-documentary format.

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Music

Iacopo Carapelli Channels a Feeling of Pure Ecstasy in His Video for Catarina Barberi’s ‘Broken Melody’

Iacopo Carapelli explains how he collaborated with his performers to create the painting-like physicality required for his tableau vivant music video.

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