UK Tag Archive

Live Action

A Cocksure Man’s Bravado Is Put to the Test in Seb Tabe’s Youwasntder & Nike Short ‘Back Your Chat’

Seb Tabe reveals the challenges a gentrified London posed when sourcing locations for his Youwasntder | Nike Branded short about a man who missed his shot.

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Live Action

A Lonely Spinster Slowly Disappears Into a Void of Insignificance in Luke Roulstone’s Comedy Horror ‘Shelf Life’

Luke Roulstone describes crafting the gungy, mouldy aesthetic which dominates his comedy horror where an ignored woman finds herself disappearing.

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Live Action, Premiere

Age Proves to Be No Obstacle to a Long Lost Love Affair in Katia Shannon’s ‘Us & In Between’

Katia Shannon reveals how she approached subverting the commonly held reductive vision of growing older in her passionate dramedy about long lost lovers.

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Live Action, Premiere

Liam Pinheiro-Rogers’ ‘London’s Forgotten’ Asks Why the Pernicious Cycle of Knife Crime Refuses to End

Liam Pinheiro-Rogers unpacks the expanded ambitions and creative decision-making behind the uncanny atmosphere of his haunting anti-knife crime drama.

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Documentary, Film Festival

Duncan Cowles on His Signature Deadpan Style and ‘Silent Men’ the Feature Film Culmination of a Decade of Shorts

Duncan Cowles speaks to us about his new shorts 'Outlets' 'Sighscapes' and 'Desire Lines', and the upcoming premiere of his debut documentary feature film.

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Art & Fashion, Premiere

Valentina Khodnevich Celebrates the Everyday Routines of Human Life in Her Cyclical 16mm Dance Film ‘Sun’

Valentina Khodnevich explains how she incorporated quotidian movements and gestures into the choreography of her tactile dance short.

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Live Action

A Woman Finds Herself Inundated by an Overwhelming Squall of Internal Voices in Rosanagh Griffiths’ ‘Dope Fiend’

Rosanagh Griffiths speaks about the exhaustive depth of detail she undertook in the writing and layered sound design of her Film4 commissioned ADHD short.

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Documentary

Martí Arbaizar Reveals a Shared Unity Through Dance and Rhythm in ‘I Shut My Eyes in Order to See’

Martí Arbaizar details the trial and error approach to editing that led to the unified feeling of his doc about disparate lives united by a passion for dance.

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Documentary, Music

Neil Fox Posits Why Concert Films and Music Docs Transcend Brand Marketing in New BFI Book ‘Music Films’

Neil Fox talks about shifting perspectives on cinematic depictions of music artists while assessing the role of these undersung films in the creation of myth.

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Art & Fashion

Julia Zlotnick Portrays a Young Man’s Crumbling Mental Health in Frenetic Dance Short ‘Seeking Thomas’

Julia Zlotnick walks us through how she melded the artistic worlds of narrative and dance for her visceral, emotionally charged short about mental health.

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Live Action

A Causal Game Confounds a Socially Awkward Guy in Kyle Jon Shephard’s ‘Tell Me Where I’m Going Wrong’

Kyle Jon Shephard explains how he expanded an initial spark of silliness into a fully formed, delightfully awkward dead-pan comedy short about insecurity.

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Animation

Mansi Maheshwari Depicts the Nightmarish Nature of Parental Lies in Feverish Animated Cannes Short ‘Bunnyhood’

Mansi Maheshwari walks DN through how she created the intense and frenetic scrawled animation style of her manic Cannes-selected NFTS grad short.

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