Sport Tag Archive

Documentary, Premiere

Jack Pirie’s Genre-Blurring ‘The Storm Chaser’ Offers a Mythical Revamp to Conventional Extreme Sports Films

Jack Pirie speaks about finding the harmony between nature and humans at their extremes in his profound windsurfing dramatic documentary short.

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Art & Fashion

Paul Ward’s Surfing Film ‘Luck is Alive’ Creates a Kaleidoscopic Portrait of Animist Philosophy

Paul Ward talks us through shooting with a minimal crew while combining on the-the-fly footage, animation and special effects in his gorgeous surfing film.

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Documentary

Louis-Jack’s ‘Midair’ Captures the Euphoria of Bouldering in Widescreen Anamorphic Glory

Louis-Jack reveals how he created a spirited tribute to bouldering through slow-motion, wide-screen montage and a great use of space.

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Documentary

Julien Soulier’s Sun-Kissed ‘Ali’ Tenderly Explores Freestyle Gymnastics as a Form of Self-Expression

Julien Soulier discusses blending VHS footage with 16mm, voiceover with intimate access in his tender portrait of finding freedom through gymnastics.

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Live Action, Premiere

A Battle of Bravado Ensues Between Cyclists in Ben Marshall’s Comedy ‘MAMILS (Middle Aged Men in Lycra)’

Ben Marshall walks us through the advantages he found of structuring his comedy short's hectic shooting day to allow for the magic of improvisation.

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Documentary

Talia Pasqua & Simeon Pratt Celebrate the Power of Community in Roller Derby Documentary ‘Round & Round’

Talia Pasqua & Simeon Pratt explain the run-and-gun approach they took capturing the Windy City Rollers for their uplifting short doc 'Round & Round'.

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Documentary

Robert Mentov Documents the Story of the Female Boxers Who Protect the Women of Kampala’s Slums in ‘Katanga’

Robert Mentov tells DN about the practicalities of shooting in the slums of Kampala, using unprofessional actors and finding stories that need a voice.

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