Live Action, Premiere
Lewis Attey reveals the unique production challenges of shooting multiple chapters for his short drama across an eight year period.
Liam White speaks to the narrative importance of the near single-shot cinematography in his tense co-directed short drama about an unexpected meeting.
Uzo Oleh details the motion control and in-camera practical effects he deployed to ask if we can trust our intuition in his moody sci-fi chamber piece.
Mark H. Rapaport reveals how he created the portrait-style cinematography which accentuates the tensions in his perverted family drama.
Michael Lawrence Levine discusses how he crafted the unusual structure of 'Black Bear' — starring Aubrey Plaza, Sarah Gadon and Christoper Abbott.
Zander Coté explains the artistic motivation behind his decision to cast actors against type for his short character-driven thriller 'Tantrums'.
Film Festival, Live Action
Co-Directors Ng Choon Ping & Sam H. Freeman discuss the importance of rehearsal when crafting the visceral tension of their jaw-dropping thriller 'Femme'.
Beck Kitsis explains how she repurposed reductive horror conventions for her tense twilight thriller 'The Three Men You Meet At Night'.
Created entirely with miniatures, James Coyle's 'Confession' is a noirish micro-thriller about a murderer's declaration in a small-town police station.
Filmmaker Emmanuil Morari divulges the creative ethos behind 'She Lies Beautiful', his darkly comedic take on a serial killer's murderous love life.
Jonas Ulrich tells DN about the practical challenges of creating the paranoia needed for his Kubrick-influenced, Swiss Alps set thriller 'Thin Air'.
Blending beauty and terror M.P. Wills' 'Blood Orange' is alternately horrifying and hilarious. We sat down with the director to discuss his short film!
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