UK Tag Archive

Charlie Reader on Capturing Isolation Through Sci-Fi in Novo Amor Music Video ‘If We’re Being Honest’

Music

1st October, 2020

Charlie Reader reveals how he captured today's feeling of isolation through the power of science fiction in Novo Amor music video 'If We're Being Honest'.

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Groundhog Day is Given a Dark Working Class Update in James Price’s Delightful Scottish Short ‘Spiral’

Live Action, Premiere

29th September, 2020

A man caught in a time-loop finds his life quickly flying out of control in James Price's delirious 'Spiral', a dark inversion of the Groundhog Day concept

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The Terror of Intrusive Thoughts Are Vividly Brought to Life in Suraya Raja’s ‘Don’t Think of a Pink Elephant’

Animation

28th September, 2020

We speak to Suraya Raja about using stop motion to convey the daily battle for self-control fought by OCD suffers in 'Don't Think of a Pink Elephant'

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The Top Films to Stream at The Shortest Nights 2020

Film Festival

25th September, 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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James Price Brings All the Colours of a Real Night Out to Life in Father-Son Drama ‘Boys Night’

Live Action

17th September, 2020

A son walks his father home in the tender, heartfelt, shocking, yet very funny 'Boys Night' — a great Glaswegian drama from director James Price.

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Lewis Arnold on Creating Directors Now, An Essential Document for Filmmakers Breaking into the Industry

Article

15th September, 2020

Lewis Arnold shares the impetus behind the Directors Now initiative, a 105-strong collection of filmmaker testimonies about breaking into the industry.

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Two Spaceships Have an Enlightening Confrontation in Joe Roberts & Karl Poyzer’s Animated Comedy ‘Floaters’

Animation, Premiere

8th September, 2020

Karl Poyzer and Joe Roberts detail how through embracing their side-hobbies during lockdown they created 'Floaters' a hilarious sci-fi animation.

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Bartek Sozanski Captures the Insidious Effects of Brexit Stoked Far-Right Propaganda in ‘Live to Remain’

Live Action, Premiere

3rd September, 2020

Made in the wake of Brexit-inspired far-right hate crimes Bartek Sozanski's 'Live to Remain' deftly explores what could lead someone to commit such an act.

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Jonny White Shifts Visual Representations of Vulnerable Masculinity in Personal Doc ‘The Voices of Men’

Documentary

31st August, 2020

Jonny White aims to alter prejudices in his short doc 'The Voices of Men' which sees a rare vulnerability from the perspective of anonymous male voices.

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How Coz Greenop Used the Life Experiences of Leeds’ Sex Workers to Shape Gritty Drama ‘Sweet Street’

Live Action

21st August, 2020

Coz Greenop talks to DN about striking the right balance for his gritty slice-of-life drama of a sex worker's struggle to survive in 'Sweet Street'.

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Rob Savage Details How He Executed ‘Host’ the Zoom-Based Horror Feature Everyone’s Talking About

Live Action

20th August, 2020

Rob Savage reveals how he captured the zeitgeist for 'Host' his remotely-filmed, Zoom-based horror feature about a virtual lockdown seance.

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Charlie Watts Archives the Personal Effect of Lockdown in the UK for His Pandemic Documentary ‘Distant Future’

Documentary

19th August, 2020

Charlie Watts hits the UK streets to detail how life under lockdown has affected the local residents of his community for pandemic doc 'Distant Future'.

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