Relationship Tag Archive

Live Action, Premiere

A Couple’s Therapist Brings Them Together in the Most Unanticipated Way in Daniel Sinclair’s ‘The Breakthrough’

We speak to Daniel Sinclair about managing the fine line of grounded comedy in his tonal mashup short where a couple reach an unexpected therapy breakthrough.

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Live Action, Premiere

A Forgetful Spouse Sparks Marital Disharmony in Arne Gjelten’s ‘The Best Day of Our Lives’

Arne Gjelten breaks down how he and his team achieved the tense atmosphere that permeates throughout his Bergman-esque marriage anniversary drama.

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Live Action

A Stagnant Relationship Reaches a Theatrical Crescendo in Nick Rutter’s Dark Comedy Musical ‘Skewered’

Nick Rutter & Ben Richardson explain how they established the dark, witty tone of their farcical short about opposing sexual appetites and dietary ethics.

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Live Action

Ng Choon Ping & Sam H. Freeman’s ‘Femme’ Exposes the Various Disguises We Use to Protect Our True Selves

Ng Choon Ping & Sam H. Freeman reveal how intimate handheld camera work enhanced the tense dynamism of their neo-noir seduction as revenge thriller.

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Live Action, Premiere

Two Thirty-Somethings Find Themselves in a Purgatorial State in Tom Gentle’s Existential Relationship Short ‘Close’

Tom Gentle deconstructs the thematic significance of the purgatorial communal stairwell setting of his existential short about a relationship crossroads.

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Live Action, Premiere

Pola Rader Creates a Beguiling Romantic Hybrid Exploring the Shifting Phases of Love in ‘And Died Together One Day’

Polar Rader shares her careful colour correction process and high-definition lenses used to depict the journey of love amongst bitterly cold wintry climes.

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Live Action, Premiere

A Seemingly Adorable Term of Endearment Reveals the Cracks and Toxicity of a Relationship in Dan Boaden’s ‘Pet Name’

Dan Boaden details how he created a dreamlike and timeless look for his awkward comedy delving into the toxicity of a young couple's relationship.

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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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Live Action, Premiere

A Young Woman’s Longing for Intimate Fellowship Reverberates Through Julia Ponce Díaz’s Evocative Debut ‘Soredia’

Julia Ponce Díaz shares how personal & observed experiences inspired her fish-out-of-water drama about a self-conscious girl's desperate need for belonging.

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Art & Fashion, Live Action

Josh Leong’s ‘Sorry You Have to See This’ Empathetically Portrays Both Sides of a Mental Health Crisis

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.

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Live Action, Premiere

Loïc Phil’s ‘Connection’ Encapsulates the Life Altering Intensity of a Spontaneous Passionate Love Affair

Loïc Phil explains why he wanted to embrace the constraints of shooting on 16mm in order to fully convey the fervor of a life changing mayfly love affair.

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Live Action, Premiere

A Couple Struggle to Redefine Their Relationship in Beck Kitsis & Chris McNabb’s LGBTQ Short ‘Valentine’

Chris McNabb and Beck Kitsis tell DN how they sought to represent trans creatives both on and off screen when making their personal relationship drama.

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