Short Film Tag Archive

Lorenzo De Guia Introduces us to the Spirit of Self-Determination Which Stokes the Fire of Paralympian ‘Leeper’

Documentary

16th April, 2019

Dir. Lorenzo de Guia explains how Blake Leeper’s infectious positivity, drive and outlook inspired his stirring depiction of the Paralympian medallist.

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Work

Asides, Live Action

16th April, 2019

Aneil Karia's Film4 commissioned short 'Work' tells the blisteringly compelling story of a 17-year-old's growing contempt for the unjust world around her.

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How Two Randomly Paired Characters Led Matthew Lee to Create Stop-Motion Short ‘Cabin Pressure’

Animation, Premiere

15th April, 2019

Recent NFTS graduate Matthew Lee joins us to discuss stop-motion short 'Cabin Pressure' and how it helped shape his grad film 'One Liner'.

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Kokosmos

Art & Fashion, Asides

12th April, 2019

Director and artist Anna Radchenko gets experimental in her visually rich, surreal tribute to Russia’s infatuation with space, 'Kokosmos'.

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A Fallen Man Heads Home on a Wave of Destruction in Casper Balslev’s Danish Western ‘End of the Rainbow’

Live Action

11th April, 2019

DN speaks to dir. Casper Balslev about setting his bleak fallen man thriller 'End of the Rainbow' in northern Denmark's hauntingly desolate landscapes.

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A Naive Swimming Prodigy Finds His Humanity at Odds with His Desire to Succeed in Verner Maldonado’s ‘Swim’

Live Action

9th April, 2019

Verner Maldonado joins DN with 'Swim', the story of a naive swimming prodigy who grapples with the choice between his humanity and his desire to succeed.

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An Insecure Man Embraces His Desire to Become a Power Bottom in Kevin Rios’ Comedy ‘THE SHIT! An Opera’

Live Action, Premiere

4th April, 2019

DN speaks to Kevin Rios about power bottoms, self-induced panic and a wisdom-spouting stop-motion piece of crap in his comedy short 'THE SHIT! An Opera'.

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Kidd Adamz Reflects on How Miami Shaped Him in James & James’ Contemplative Documentary Short

Documentary

2nd April, 2019

James & James share how taking a chance on their Kidd Adamz doc resulted in a personal portrait of an artist determined not to squander his opportunities.

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Join Three Teenagers on an Evening They’ll Never Forget in Amelia Hashemi’s Short Drama ‘Night Out’

Film Festival, Live Action

2nd April, 2019

DN speaks with Amelia Hashemi at BFI Flare about the shooting logistics of a nightclub, difficulties with the casting process, and clever camera tricks.

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A Roundup of BFI Flare London LGBTQ+ Film Festival 2019

Film Festival

1st April, 2019

DN rounds up another year of BFI Flare London, offering highlights from the shorts and features that were screened at this year's festival.

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Matt Houghton Looks to Take the Very Personal & Make It Universally Relevant in Award-Winning LGBTQ Short ‘Landline’

Documentary

26th March, 2019

Director Matt Houghton explains to DN how he hopes to "draw attention to something often overlooked" with his powerful Film London doc short 'Landline'.

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Watch #FiveFilms4Freedom 2019 – A Global Digital LGBTQ+ Online Film Festival

Asides, Film Festival

26th March, 2019

The British Council & BFI Flare Festival bring back their global, digital LGBTQ+ online film festival #FiveFilms4Freedom for another year of great shorts.

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