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Live Action, Premiere

A Young Clubber Dissociates From Reality on a Wild Trip in Sami Schinaia’s Stylistic Short ‘LOVE U 2CB’

Sami Schinaia details how his relationship to social media helped to shape his vibrant short following a young clubber on a surreal trip.

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Live Action

Shihan Fé Blanca Fahim’s ‘Influential’ Shatters the Carefully Crafted Façades Presented by Our Online Selves

Shihan Fé Blanca Fahim details her inventive use of creative lighting cues to mimic social media filters in her dark comedy questioning online personas vs

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Live Action, Premiere

Bousher & Gee’s ‘You’re Absolutely Right’ Sees an Affirming Hotline Fuel a Paranoid Hoarder’s Troubled Beliefs

Theo Gee and Ian Bousher detail how they echoed their protagonist's inner turmoil through the detailed production design of their claustrophobic set.

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Live Action

Kurt Andrew Schneider’s Dark Comedy ‘Notice Me’ Questions the Contrasting Facades We Hide Behind Online

Kurt Andrew Schneider explains why he chose to shoot on film for his contemporary story examining our problematic engagement with phones and social media.

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Animation

Richan Li’s Zany Head-Swapping Animated Short ‘Babble Bubble’ Explores a Hyper-Modern Identity Crisis

Richan Li explains the underlying metaphorical implications of the surreal animal heads her protagonist Norah dons in her 2D animated short.

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Live Action

An Idealised Romance Reveals Its Toxic Underbelly in Tomás Whitmore’s Psychological Thriller ‘Allie & I’

Tomás Whitmore unveils how he built up the mystery as to the real meaning and intention behind his seductive social media psychological thriller.

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Live Action

Chelsea Devantez Mines the Ills of Obsessive Social Stalking in Deliciously Acerbic SXSW Comedy ‘Basic’

Have you ever hate scrolled through someone’s social media account? Then Chelsea Devantez’s deliciously acerbic SXSW comedy 'Basic' is for you.

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Live Action

Will & Carly Expose the Dark Side of Selfie Culture in Satirical Dance Film ‘FILTERFACE’

DN caught up with the directing duo Will & Carly to discover how they created their satirical dance indictment of selfie culture 'FILTERFACE'.

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Animation, Live Action

Zach Jones & Ben Kitnick Bear Witness to the Club Penguin Apocalypse in Gameplay Short ‘Waddle On’

"The penguin apocalypse brings forth the dawn of man." Zach Jones & Ben Kitnick bear witness to the end times of Disney’s beloved virtual world for kids.

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