Sex Tag Archive

Live Action

Yasmin Afifi’s BAFTA Winner ‘Jellyfish & Lobster’ Extols the Joys of Living Without Conforming to Expectations

Writer/Director Yasmin Afifi tells DN why magical realism was the perfect genre in which to tell her dark comedic story about finding joy at the end of life.

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Live Action, Premiere

A Shy Englishman Abroad Isn’t Quite Able to Read Between the Lines in Edoardo Ulivelli’s Flirtatious ‘Lo Sguardo’

Edoardo Ulivelli discusses the catharsis of putting his own insecurities into his short film following a young man unable to decipher romantic advances.

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Live Action

A Woman Wonders if Her New Love Is Scamming Her in Lucy McKendrick & Charles Polinger’s ‘Fuck Me, Richard’

Lucy Elizabeth McKendrick & Charles Polinger talk about creating the fantasies a young woman loses herself to in their twisted long distance romance short.

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Live Action, Premiere

Chaconne Martin-Berkowicz Explores the Nuanced Complexity of Female Group Power Dynamics in ‘Scotty’s Vag’

Chaconne Martin-Berkowicz discusses capturing the subtleties of shifting female power dynamics within a college sorority in her gritty veracious short.

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Article

‘Poor Things’ Intimacy Coordinator Elle McAlpine on How She Creates Authentic on Screen Sex

Elle McAlpine joins DN for an interview about her pioneering work in the field of intimacy coordination and its indispensable role in the film & TV industry.

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Animation, Music

Boundaries Between the Real and Virtual World Are Pushed to the Absurd in Erin Murray’s ‘Anyway U Want It’

We speak to Erin Murray about crafting the gyrating comedy of her subversive music video look at a flawed relationship's dying gasps in a VR sex session.

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Live Action, Premiere

Invisible Barriers of Self-Protection Are Challenged by Intimacy in John Mark Fitzpatrick’s Romance Drama ‘Outdoors’

John Mark Fitzpatrick discusses the key role intimacy coordinators played in the making of his romantic short about the walls we build around ourselves.

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Live Action

A Couple’s Intimate Conversation Takes a Flagrantly Freaky Turn in Erin Murray’s ‘I Don’t Need to Know’

Erin Murray talks to us about exposing the cracks in a relationship through a revelatory conversation about sexual desires in her sharp-witted comedy short.

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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, Film Festival

Flóra Anna Buda’s Palme d’Or Winning Animation ’27’ Boldly Embraces Sexual Fantasy Within Economic Limbo

Flóra Anna Buda talks about creating a new kind of intimacy in animated erotica in her portrait of a woman's sexual desires and financial restrictions.

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Live Action, Premiere

A Surprise Package Leads a Heartbroken Recluse to Embrace His Inner Pervert in Greg Fox’s ‘Monkey-Love, Please Hold’

Director Greg Fox talks to DN about finding inspiration in one's fears of rejection for his unconventional comedy romance short about self-acceptance.

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Live Action, Premiere

Emma Jesse’s Dark Comedy ‘Soggy Biscuit’ Takes a Stomach Churning Look at Peer Pressure Fuelled Male Bravado

Emma Jesse talks through the false preconceptions she had to overcome when making her short exploring humiliating toxic masculinity within male groups.

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