Short Film Tag Archive

The Terror of Intrusive Thoughts Are Vividly Brought to Life in Suraya Raja’s ‘Don’t Think of a Pink Elephant’

Animation

28th September, 2020

We speak to Suraya Raja about using stop motion to convey the daily battle for self-control fought by OCD suffers in 'Don't Think of a Pink Elephant'

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The Top Films to Stream at The Shortest Nights 2020

Film Festival

25th September, 2020

DN shines a spotlight on some of the best shorts streaming at this year's online edition of Short Sighted Cinema's The Shortest Nights film festival.

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Helen Takkin Breaks Down Using Drowning as a Powerful Metaphor for Depression in ‘Descent’

Live Action

22nd September, 2020

Helen Takkin breaks down the production process behind her powerfully deployed metaphor of drowning in devastating mental health short 'Descent'.

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The Ten Best Shorts of Berwick Film and Media Arts Festival 2020

Film Festival

19th September, 2020

For a mere £7.50 you can watch the entirety of the Berwick Film and Media Arts Festival Programme. We suggest you start with these ten standout DN picks.

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An Isolated Woman Finds Renewed Purpose in a Post-Apocalyptic World in Steve Squall’s Sci-FI Odyssey ‘Mujō’

Live Action

18th September, 2020

Steve Squall takes us through the first instalment of serial sci-fi odyssey 'Mujō', the story of a woman's isolated existence in a post-apocalyptic world.

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James Price Brings All the Colours of a Real Night Out to Life in Father-Son Drama ‘Boys Night’

Live Action

17th September, 2020

A son walks his father home in the tender, heartfelt, shocking, yet very funny 'Boys Night' — a great Glaswegian drama from director James Price.

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Kathy Esquenazi-Mitrani Explores Femininity and Over-Sexualisation In Disquietingly Honest ‘Rubbed in Pink’

Live Action

16th September, 2020

Kathy Esquenazi-Mitrani discusses weaving her experience with expectations of femininity into disquietingly honest coming-of-age drama 'Rubbed in Pink'.

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Yana Pan Uses the Power of Colour to Imagine the Experience of the Other in Animated Short ‘0000E8’

Animation

14th September, 2020

A strange colour knocks the world off-kilter in Yana Pan's delightfully strange animation '0000E8', an allegory for the experience of the Other.

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Emma Doxiadi Pokes Fun at Knee-Jerk Reactions in Surveillance-Like Long Takes for Paranoid Drama ‘Automatic’

Live Action

11th September, 2020

Emma Doxiadi reveals why the surveillance-like cinematography of 'Automatic' was the perfect frame in which to explore the power of knee-jerk reactions.

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Max Kane Documents a Young Man’s Gonzo Road Trip Across America in Single-Frame Drama ‘Duck’

Live Action, Premiere

9th September, 2020

One car, a crew of two, and a single frame setup. Max Kane offers insight into the three month shoot of his gonzo road trip short 'Duck'.

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Two Spaceships Have an Enlightening Confrontation in Joe Roberts & Karl Poyzer’s Animated Comedy ‘Floaters’

Animation, Premiere

8th September, 2020

Karl Poyzer and Joe Roberts detail how through embracing their side-hobbies during lockdown they created 'Floaters' a hilarious sci-fi animation.

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It’s Time to Escape Corporate Suppression in Willy Hajli & William Kim’s Sci-Fi Fashion Film ‘Write Your Story’

Art & Fashion

4th September, 2020

A rogue employee escapes an oppressive corporation in Willy Hajli and William Kim's ambitious sci-fi fashion film 'Write Your Story'.

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