The Shortest Nights Tag Archive

Film Festival

Ten Picks From The Shortest Nights 2021

An uplifting celebration of the best in British shorts - DN covers this year's The Shortest Nights festival offering a selection of ten must-see films.

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Film Festival

The Top Films to Stream at The Shortest Nights 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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Film Festival

The Shortest Nights 2019: The 7 Best Short Films

DN reviews the 2019 edition of ShortSightedCinema’s The Shortest Nights festival and highlights the 7 shorts which left a lasting impression on us.

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Live Action

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

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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Film Festival, Live Action

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

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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Film Festival, Live Action

A Sexual Education Lesson Becomes Eruptive For All The Wrong Reasons in Alice Seabright’s ‘Sex Ed’

Alice Seabright discusses using an intense one-take shot to honestly portray a man on the edge of self-destruction within the confines of a Sex Ed lesson.

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Film Festival, Live Action

A Mother Protects Her Daughter at All Costs in Fateme Ahmadi’s ‘Bitter Sea’

Fateme Ahmadi talks to DN about the intense camera work of 'Bitter Sea' her short film about an immigrant mother's hope of a better life for her daughter.

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Animation, Film Festival

Anna Mantzaris Explores the Catharsis of Explosive Impulses in Animated Comedy ‘Enough’

Anna Mantzaris tells DN how moving to London and Roy Andersson inspired her short comedy animation about a loss of self-control, 'Enough'.

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Live Action

A Male Government Conspires to Change the Fate of Women in Alicia Macdonald’s Satire ‘Domestic Policy’

DN speaks with Alicia MacDonald about comedy, tragedy and everything in between in her government conspiracy satire 'Domestic Policy'.

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Documentary

From Filming Stock Footage to Creating a Random Acts Short – Duncan Cowles Talks ‘Taking Stock’

Documentary dir. Duncan Cowles takes a humorous look at the world of freelance filmmaking with his Random Acts stock footage masterpiece 'Taking Stock'.

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Film Festival, Live Action

Director Jimmy Dean Discusses Shooting Intimate Aspect Ratios for Kitchen Sink Vampire Short ‘V’

Director Jimmy Dean joins us to discuss his Film London short 'V' - an intimate Vampire story exploring themes of adolescence and isolation.

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Film Festival, Live Action

Deception, Mystery and Noir Are All on the Menu in Jack Perry’s ‘A Girl Goes For Dinner’

Ahead of playing The Shortest Nights, Director Jack Perry tells DN how he formed his stylish noir/thriller, 'A Girl Goes For Dinner'.

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