Short Film Tag Archive

Julien Piau Examines the “Change of Individuals and the Impact on Others” in Surreal Animation ‘ENTRE LES ROCHERS’

Animation

14th June, 2019

French animator Julien Piau returns to Directors Notes for a third time, with his latest short 'ENTRE LES ROCHERS' (BETWEEN THE ROCKS).

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Mari Walker Dives into a Formative Personal Memory in Drama Short ‘Swim’

Live Action

13th June, 2019

Mari Walker tells DN how revealing personal memories to her cast informed aspects of their performance & understanding of the trans experience.

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A Daughter Experiences the Insidious Nature of Grief in Kevin Slack’s Intimate Short ‘Week One’

Live Action

11th June, 2019

Kevin Slack shares how he embraced the creative freedom of spontaneity in 'Week One', the intimate story of a grieving woman's recollection of her father.

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Anisa Nandaula Rages Against Australia’s Draconian Refugee Policies in Bill+Brown’s Blistering ‘The Year Is 2020’

Art & Fashion

10th June, 2019

Bill+Brown discuss collaborating with writer Anisa Nandaula on gut punch film 'The Year is 2020' which calls out Australia’s draconian refugee policies.

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The Absurdities Behind Everyday Behaviour Come to Fruition in Abigail Horton’s ‘A Few Activities’

Live Action

5th June, 2019

DN talks with Abigail Horton about the shooting process behind 'A Few Activities', a comedy short that brings the absurdities of everyday life into focus.

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Two Strangers Find a Common Bond at a Late Night Truck Stop in Grant Conversano’s ‘Where Mothbloods Bloom’

Live Action

31st May, 2019

Grant Conversano joins DN for a chat about dramatic short 'Where Mothbloods Bloom' the story of two strangers who find a connection while at a truck stop.

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Ex-Lovers Revisit a Raunchy Rendezvous in Amber Schaefer’s Hilarious ‘It’s Been Too Long’

Live Action

29th May, 2019

Amber Schaefer tells DN how she adapted her friends' comedy sketch for the screen and the process of bringing her cinematic flavour to their ideas.

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An Isolated Girl Forges a Bond with a Dangerous Kindred Spirit in Morgana Mckenzie’s Sinister Fairy Tale ‘Wild’

Live Action, Premiere

29th May, 2019

Morgana McKenzie reveals how she used practical effects to tell the story of an isolated girl who finds understanding in a dangerous kindred spirit.

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Kristian Melom Conveys the Power of the Written Word in Lyrical Jason Reynolds Portrait Doc ‘Dear, Dreamer’

Documentary

28th May, 2019

Kristian Melom tells DN about making the cerebral visual in his lyrical portrait of New York Times Best-Selling author Jason Reynolds, 'Dear, Dreamer'.

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Tanmay Chowdhary Explores the Relationship Between Two Young Women in Hybrid Narrative-Doc ‘Color of November’

Documentary, Live Action, Premiere

28th May, 2019

Tanmay Chowdhary discusses the unconventional approach of hybrid narrative-doc 'Color of November', a portrait of the relationship between two young women

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Humiliation Forces an Immigrant Girl to See Her Father with New Eyes in Shalini Adnani’s ‘Somebody’s Daughter’

Live Action

27th May, 2019

We talk the fallibility of parents, the importance of subtle storytelling and Tinder as a casting tool with 'Somebody's Daughter' director Shalini Adnani.

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A Couple Struggle to Find a Mutual Purpose on the Road in Erlendur Sveinsson’s Gripping Short ‘Kanarí’

Live Action

23rd May, 2019

Erlendur Sveinsson explains how a shocking life experience led to the creation of 'Kanarí', an immersive, subjective exploration of the human condition.

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