Satire Tag Archive

Live Action, Premiere

A Starving Wolf Crawls Inside Human Skin in Solmund MacPherson’s Absurd Comedy ‘Wolf in Dude’s Clothing’

Solmund MacPherson reveals how the farcical nature of everyday life inspired his short film about a wolf hiding inside a human skin.

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Live Action

A Mother and Son Fall Into a Toxic Masquerade in Émile V. Schlesser’s Darkly Twisted Satire ‘Kowalsky’

Émile V. Schlesser explains how he made the unlikeable conniving protagonists of his tragicomic short film satire so effortlessly compelling.

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Live Action, Premiere

Sylvain Cruiziat Brutally Skewers the Privileged Preaching of the Art World in Unsettling Satire ‘The Raft’

Sylvain Cruiziat talks to DN about critiquing the art world's self-serving response to the refugee crises in his blistering metafictional satire.

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Live Action

Elizabeth Godar & Mitch deQuilettes Satirise a Competitive Couples Hiking League in Mockumentary ‘Hill Hikers’

Co-Directors Elizabeth Godar and Mitch deQuilettes take DN inside the spot on parodying of the virtue signalling couples in their comedy short.

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Live Action

JONES Harness the Power of Allegorical Storytelling in BAFTA Short ‘Three Meetings of the Extraordinary Committee’

Max Barron of JONES reveals how the duo used the allegory of a mythical creature as a tool to tell a universal story about entrenched beliefs.

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Animation, Premiere

A Courtyard Brimming With Trash Escalates into Disaster in Amélie Cochet & Louis Möhrle’s Grad Animation ‘IHR’

Amélie Cochet and Louis Möhrle discuss the minimalistic yet dramatic colour palette that underpins their waste-conscious animated short.

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Live Action

Poppy Gordon’s ‘For Your Consideration’ Skewers Shameless Sundance-Sensation Cinema

Poppy Gordon discusses deploying a technicolour-like aesthetic & razor-sharp dialogue to satirise well-meaning 'woke' producers in 'For Your Consideration.

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Live Action

Eno Crafts an Ode to the Agony of Orphaned Creative Ideas in Referential Ad Satire ‘The Pitch’

Eno shares how his own experiences working in treatments fuelled the satirical basis of his hilarious advertising call comedy short 'The Pitch'.

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Animation, Premiere

Hannah Brewerton’s Animated Satire ‘Hit and Run’ Pokes Fun at Tactics of Distraction in British Politics

Hannah Brewerton explains how she channelled her frustrations with the 2019 UK general election into art for her RCA graduate animation 'Hit and Run'.

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Live Action

A Male Government Conspires to Change the Fate of Women in Alicia Macdonald’s Satire ‘Domestic Policy’

DN speaks with Alicia MacDonald about comedy, tragedy and everything in between in her government conspiracy satire 'Domestic Policy'.

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