Short Film Tag Archive

Film Festival, Live Action

Vathana Suganya Suppiah’s ‘Ratthum’ Breaks Free of the Pervasive Shame and Silence Around Infertility

Vathana Suganya Suppiah discusses using her background in editing to plan the intimate, emotionally charged shots of her poignant Tribeca premiering short.

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Film Festival, Live Action

Gunnur Martinsdóttir Schlüter’s Cannes Special Mention Short ‘FÁR’ Pits the Law of Business Against Nature

Gunnur Martinsdóttir Schlüter shares how she imbued an everyday scenario with a deep moral dilemma through the use of tight frames and an ambiguous tone.

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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

The Sole Survivor of a Climbing Accident Recalls His Supernatural Encounter in Giles Buchanan’s Horror ‘Terror’

Giles Buchanan divulges the practical trials and tribulations of shooting on the Ben Nevis mountain face for his ambitious Lovecraftian horror short.

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Live Action, Premiere

A Man in Turmoil Searches for Meaning in Sergey Spirin & Andrei Beresnev’s Visually Stunning Short ‘IYOV’

Co-Directors Sergey Spirin and Andrei Beresnev open up on how they captured the staggering environments of Georgia for their spiritual drama.

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Animation, Music

Patrick Hanser’s A.I. Generated Music Video for ‘Cores’ Is a Kaleidoscopic Tapestry of Classic Art Styles

Patrick Hansen unpacks the challenges and benefits of taking on an animator mindset when creating A.I. imagery for his inventive, multi-styled music video.

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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

Loïc Phil’s ‘Connection’ Encapsulates the Life Altering Intensity of a Spontaneous Passionate Love Affair

Loïc Phil explains why he wanted to embrace the constraints of shooting on 16mm in order to fully convey the fervor of a life changing mayfly love affair.

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Live Action

Ajuàn Isaac-George’s ‘Snowfalls in the Summer’ Richly Captures the Ups & Downs of Family Life as the Years Roll

Ajuàn Isaac-George reveals how he collapsed the sweep of decades into minutes through clever editing, precise dialogue and detailed character backstories.

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Music

Turkina Faso Envisages a Romantic Late-Night Odyssey in Her Dreamy Music Video for Herbert’s ‘Two Doors’

Turkina Faso reveals the formative experiences she had as a first-time narrative director on the set of her excursion through London beds, hearts and dreams.

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Animation

“Pirate Filmmaking” Heads to Cannes in Karni&Saul’s Fishy Road Trip Short ‘Wild Summon’

Filmmakers Karni&Saul return to DN to discuss seamless blending live-action and CGI for their Cannes 'in Competition' love poem to nature short film.

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Film Festival, Live Action

Faris Alrjoob Crafts a Beguiling Mystery of Love with Cannes-Premiering Short ‘The Red Sea Makes Me Wanna Cry’

Through enigmatic voiceover, elliptical editing and gorgeous Super 16mm frames, Faris Alrjoob reveals how he created a mysterious reverie on closure.

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