Short Film Tag Archive

Michael Kam Acutely Renders the Awkwardness of Young Infatuation in Coming-of-Age Short ‘Melodi’

Live Action, Premiere

23rd November, 2020

Inspired by the Indonesian comic book, Michael Kam's 'Melodi' elegantly tells the story of a young boy trying in vain to do the right thing for his crush.

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A Pompous Inventor Meets His Match in Frank Todaro’s Dry Allegorical Comedy ‘Men of Vision’

Live Action, Premiere

20th November, 2020

Frank Todaro discusses going back to the past to take a swipe at modern blowhards peddling bullshit as science in his dry period comedy 'Men of Vision'.

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A Hookup Escalates Into a Harrowing Encounter in Andree Ljutica’s ‘How to Say I Love You at Night’

Live Action

19th November, 2020

Andree Ljutica delineates the loose rehearsal process and musical shooting rhythm of his sixteen minute one-take drama 'How To Say I Love You At Night'.

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Ben York Jones Captures the Start of a Bittersweet Friendship in ‘I’m Alright If You’re Alright’

Live Action, Premiere

17th November, 2020

Adapting Arthur Bradford's short story "Mattress", Ben York Jones' 'I'm Alright if You're Alright' is a charming two-hander about making new friends.

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Kevin Castanheira Balances the Absurd with the Profound in Funeral Convention Documentary ‘Selling Death’

Documentary

16th November, 2020

Kevin Castanheira reveals how the mood of doc short 'Selling Death' changed drastically in the moment providing a fascinating film that upends expectations

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A Bodybuilder Takes Self-Obsession to Bizarre New Heights in Josefin Malmén & David Strindberg’s Surreal ‘Flex’

Live Action

12th November, 2020

Josefin Malmén and David Strindberg reveal how their neurotic self-assessments as working creatives inspired surreal bodybuilder comedy short 'Flex'.

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Jamie Whitby’s ‘Smokers Delight’ Injects the American Stoner Movie With a Uniquely British Sensibility

Animation, Music

5th November, 2020

Jamie Whitby uses dream logic, animation and expressionist angles to capture weed disorientation in Nightmares on Wax celebration short 'Smokers Delight'.

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Viktorija Vrublevska Explores the Process of Separation of Mother and Daughter in Short Dance Film ‘Sepa’

Art & Fashion

4th November, 2020

Viktorija Vrublevska discusses combining sea, concrete and dance in 'Sepa', her experimental exploration of the process of mental separation from parents.

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How a Traditional Korean Saying and a Japanese Word Influenced JiHee Nam’s CalArts Short ‘Knife Hanging From A Tree’

Animation, Premiere

2nd November, 2020

LA-based filmmaker JiHee Nam joins us to discuss how Korean traditions & Japanese terms influenced her animated CalArts short 'Knife Hanging From a Tree'.

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Inherited Conflict Puts the Breaks on an Impromptu Hookup in Mattis Ohana Goksøyr’s ‘Safiyyah’

Live Action, Premiere

30th October, 2020

What should be a carefree hookup becomes mired in the inherited resentments of the Israeli–Palestinian conflict in Mattis Ohana Goksøyr's 'Safiyyah'.

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Five Frightening Horror Shorts for This Halloween

Live Action

29th October, 2020

For halloween this year, DN offers up an eclectic selection of the best horror shorts from the last twelve months of independent genre filmmaking.

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Corentin Leroux’s ‘Grenadine’ Drops Us Into the Stark World of Young Brothers Forced to Fend for Themselves

Live Action, Premiere

27th October, 2020

Corentin Leroux bears witness to the frayed but steadfast bonds of three young brothers as they cope with a life of fending for themselves in 'Grenadine'.

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