Short Film Tag Archive

Layke Anderson Explores the Epilogue of a Broken Relationship in Sci-Fi Drama ‘Mankind’

Live Action

29th June, 2019

Layke Anderson discusses his thorough screenwriting process and creating a comfortable set in which his actors could truly embody their characters.

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Sophia Di Martino Harks Backs to a Bygone Era in Her Expressionist Short ‘The Lost Films of Bloody Nora’

Film Festival, Live Action

29th June, 2019

DN speaks to Sophia Di Martino about simplifying her shooting process for her twisted fantasy short 'The Lost Films of Bloody Nora'.

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A Pregnancy Test Turns into a Twisted Nightmare in Chloe Wicks’ Horror Short ‘Cubicle’

Film Festival, Live Action

28th June, 2019

Director Chloe Wicks reveals how she created intense horror short 'Cubicle' on a shoestring budget and within the cramped confines of a bathroom stall.

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A Man Battles the All Consuming Guilt of His Actions in Dee Meaden’s Disquieting Short ‘Mark’

Film Festival, Live Action, Premiere

27th June, 2019

A man becomes consumed by the fear he may have done something terrible on a night out in Dee Meaden's disquieting study of consent, guilt and masculinity.

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Jan Eric Huehn & Alex Schuchmann Examine Family Life Outside Society in Fuerteventura Documentary ‘Omogeneo’

Documentary

25th June, 2019

Jan Eric Huehn & Alex Schuchmann tell DN how they shot short doc 'Omogeneo' capturing the unique way of life of a family on the fringes of society.

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“The Butterflies are 100% Real” – Mackenzie Sheppard Joins us to Discuss the Sequel to his Popular Short Film...

Live Action

25th June, 2019

Mackenzie Sheppard returns to Directors Notes to discuss 'Butterfly' - the sequel to his popular short film 'Moth'.

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Andy McCallie Documents Chris Robertson’s Profound Monologue on American History in One-Take Short ‘Freedom Song’

Art & Fashion, Premiere

24th June, 2019

Andy McCallie tells DN how he used the restrictions of one-shot filmmaking to manifest the power of Chris Robertson's profound ‘Freedom Song' monologue.

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Kurt Schneider Pens a Love Letter to Creative Anxiety in Experimental Short ‘Thoroughbred’

Art & Fashion

21st June, 2019

Kurt Schneider discusses using creative anxiety as the narrative fuel for his experimental short about the pursuit of perfection, 'Thoroughbred'.

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Andree Ljutica Introduces Us to ‘Jane Love’ a Motorcycle Obsessed Young Woman Who Left Convention in the Dust

Documentary

18th June, 2019

Andree Ljutica reveals how the unbridled spirit of NY motorcyclist Jane Love inspired and shaped his poetically fluid doc short about female power.

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Butterfly

Asides, Live Action

18th June, 2019

Mackenzie Sheppard's 'Moth' sequel short 'Butterfly' follows a man who finds his reality breaking down as he investigates a mysterious building project…

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How Ancients Rituals from Around the World Inspired Arsen Arzumanyan’s Avian Creation Myth ‘Furnace of the Birds’

Animation

17th June, 2019

Arsen Arzumanyan joins us to discuss reversing methodologies & breaking mocap suits to create an unusual mythological tale of where birds come from.

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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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