Short Film Tag Archive

Food Play

Animation, Asides

21st February, 2019

Director Alon Isocianu and Toronto Studio Reactiv bring together the worlds of food and sports in their playfully inventive short 'Food Play'.

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We Are The Weirdos: The Final Girls Present A Selection of the Best Horror Shorts in Recent Years

Animation, Live Action

20th February, 2019

DN converses with the We Are Weirdos filmmakers about the methods and inspiration behind their exciting, inventive horror films.

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Eric Faden Opens Our Eyes to the Narrative Possibilities of Cinematic Blindness in Video Essay ‘Visual Disturbances’

Documentary

19th February, 2019

Eric Faden discusses exploring the hidden film style of “the invisible cinema” deployed by Tati & Haneke in his video essay 'Visual Disturbances'.

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Ben Hector Explores Fractious Mother Daughter Dynamics in Family Drama ‘Jo’

Live Action

18th February, 2019

Director Ben Hector tells DN how working with established actors, both old and young, helped shape his awkward family drama short 'Jo'.

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Anne Hollowday Explores Women’s Experiences of Objectification in Provocative Metaphor Doc ‘Bird Watching’

Documentary

15th February, 2019

DN caught up with director Anne Hollowday to discuss 'Bird Watching', her provocative examination of how women are seen and objectified in modern society.

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Rafa G. Arroyo Sets out on a Haunting Exploration of Death & Original Sin in Eerie Short ‘The Offering’

Art & Fashion

14th February, 2019

Rafa G. Arroyo ventures into an eerie foggy landscape prowled by death in search of a soul to claim as its own in experimental short 'The Offering'.

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Jeannie Nguyen Explores a Modern Heartbreak in the City in Vietnam-Set Short ‘Sigh Gone’

Live Action

11th February, 2019

DN speaks with Jeannie Nguyen about directing in a major city, her cinematic influences and creating Easter eggs in her short film 'Sigh Gone'.

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A Primary School Teacher Tackles Racism at Its Roots in Jimmy Olsson’s Award Winning Short ‘2nd Class’

Live Action

6th February, 2019

'2nd Class' dir. Jimmy Olsson discusses the attraction of narratives about fear, discarding the coverage safety net and why he’ll never play a Nazi again.

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Alex Vivian Shines a Light on Rising Hong Kong Female Basketball Star Cheuk Ting in ‘Emergence’

Documentary

23rd January, 2019

DN speaks to Alex Vivian about growing up in Hong Kong, not conforming to the traditional documentary formula, and using colour in short doc 'Emergence'.

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An Interview with Vimeo’s Best Staff Pick Directors of 2018

Animation, Art & Fashion, Documentary, Live Action, Music

17th January, 2019

DN talks to Vimeo's Best Staff Pick Directors of 2018 about the origins, artistic inspirations and creative approaches behind their award-winning work.

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A Blindfolded Woman Must Confront an Unknown Terror in Álvaro de la Hoz’s Mystery Horror Short ‘Frightening Woods’

Live Action

11th January, 2019

Álvaro de la Hoz dispatches a lone blindfolded woman into the forest for a confrontation with an unseen monster in his Super 8 horror 'Frightening Woods'.

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Mylissa Fitzsimmons Taps Into the Social & Sexual Awkwardness of Adolescence in ‘That Party That One Night’

Live Action

4th January, 2019

Mylissa Fitzsimmons tells DN how she raced against the clock to complete 'That Party That One Night' her evocative love letter to the awkwardness of youth.

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