Scotland Tag Archive

Live Action, Premiere

James Price Explores the Lure of Gang Culture in ‘Infectious Nihilism and Small Metallic Pieces of Hope’

James Price describes the process of collaborating with author Graeme Armstrong and returning to an environment with deep personal history.

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Documentary, Premiere

Ross Donald’s ‘One Last Spin’ Brutally Lays Bare the Cost Behind Britain’s Pernicious Gambling Addiction

Ross Donald discusses mixing reconstructions with candid direct testimony in his advocacy documentary revealing the ugly side of the British gambling industry.

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Live Action, Premiere

A Dark Family Secret Is Delicately Uncovered in Reiff Gaskell’s Nuanced Father-Son Drama ‘Monster’

Reiff Gaskell explains his use of a shifting lighting scheme and thoroughly-composed score to create the unsettling journey of his family drama.

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Music

James Price Translates 70s New York into Modern Glasgow in Lo-Fi Crime Music Video ‘Diamonds Into Dust’

James Price returns to discuss using a humble handheld camera to create exhilarating Americana-influenced Glasgow crime music video 'Diamonds Into Dust'.

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Documentary

Duncan Cowles Takes a Hilarious Self-Depricating Journey Into Millenial Malaise in Series ‘Scary Adult Things’

Documentarian Duncan Cowles talks 'Scary Adult Things' and transitioning his signature comedic style from short film to a long-form series.

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Live Action, Premiere

A Man on the Brink of Self-Destruction Films His Final Moments in Jonny Blair’s Minimalistic ‘An Hero’

Jonny Blair explains how a lack of resources and self-confidence led to the creation of his striking webcam short about a man teetering on the edge.

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Animation, Asides, Music

Mike Vass: The Rainbow Of Your Last Days

Gavin C Robinson deploys comic storyboard frames to bring the emotional colours of Mike Vass' lyrics to life in 'The Rainbow Of Your Last Days'.

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Asides, Music

Sega Bodega: hopeless!!!

A risk-averse police officer abandons his duty to dive headlong into a lust fuelled night of hedonistic pleasure in Bryan M. Ferguson’s 'hopeless!!!'.

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Documentary

From Filming Stock Footage to Creating a Random Acts Short – Duncan Cowles Talks ‘Taking Stock’

Documentary dir. Duncan Cowles takes a humorous look at the world of freelance filmmaking with his Random Acts stock footage masterpiece 'Taking Stock'.

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Animation, Music

Memories Light the Difficult Path Ahead in Gavin C Robinson’s Contemplative Music Video ‘Eyes Fixed’

DN speaks to Director Gavin C Robinson about his latest collaboration with musician Mike Vass for animated music video ‘Eyes Fixed’.

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Animation

Gavin C Robinson Searches for the Ideal Life in BAFTA Winning Animated Short ‘Hart’s Desire’

Gavin C Robinson tells DN how he brought together an aspiring hermit, an aspiring socialite and a shared flask of tea for his charming animation 'Hart’s

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Live Action

A Father & Son Find Themselves Emotional Light-Years Apart in ‘Mission’

In Mark Buchanan’s previous short The Search, a lonely man fastidiously studied the heavens in the hope of making contact. Maintaining his narrative gaze

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