UK Tag Archive

How a Fascination with the Furry Community Led Terri Matthews to Create ‘The Wrong End of the Stick’

Animation

20th November, 2019

NFTS grad Terri Matthews joins us to discuss how "the chance to animate some swinging ballsacks" helped attract animators to work on her short film.

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A Spirited Young Girl Discovers the True Cost of Womanhood in Myriam Raja’s NFTS Grad Short ‘Azaar’

Live Action

1st November, 2019

Myriam Raja discusses her time at the NFTS, doubling rural Spain for 1800s India & utilising the power of silence in her coming of age grad short 'Azaar'.

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Wolf

Asides, Music

23rd October, 2019

Two friends flee a volatile past in search of the chance for a brighter future free from the scars of their upbringing in Elliott Gonzo's 'Wolf'.

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SuperBlimp use 80s/90s Nostalgia to Explore Themes of Loneliness and Escapism in CGI Short ‘Playgrounds’

Animation

22nd October, 2019

Created from a desire to connect with memories from the ’80s & ’90s, SuperBlimp join us to discuss their nostalgia-laced CGI short 'Playgrounds'.

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A Woman Falls into a Fantastical World After the Loss of Her Child in Haolu Wang’s ‘The Pregnant Ground’

Live Action

18th October, 2019

We speak to NFTS graduate Haolu Wang about anchoring magical realism with a grounded psychological journey of trauma and loss in 'The Pregnant Ground'.

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A Man Confronts His Fear of Death on a Journey to the Other Side in Sakari Lerkkanen’s ‘Sealight’

Music

17th October, 2019

Director Sakari Lerkkanen discusses blending elegant erotic and death tableaus for his otherworldly Electric Litany music video 'Sealight'.

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A Teenage Girl With Autism and Her Sister Tackle Life After a Bereavement in Rosie Westhoff’s ‘Our Sister’

Film Festival, Live Action

11th October, 2019

Rosie Westhoff discusses working with teenagers, the importance of a good producer and pushing beyond expectations on her new short 'Our Sister’.

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Gregg Houston Reignites Our Love of Tilt Shift Photography with ‘A Small Film About A Concert’

Documentary, Music

10th October, 2019

Gregg Houston reignites our love of tilt shift photography with his lost diminutive Two Door Cinema Club documentary short 'A Small Film About A Concert'.

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Alice Seabright Balances Good Humour with a Strong Heart in Crowdfunded Endometriosis Short ‘End-O’

Film Festival, Live Action

9th October, 2019

DN talks with Alice Seabright about the crowdfunding process, making art about taboo topics and recognising humour in dark times for comedy drama 'End-O'.

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How a Confrontational Conversation Inspired Dal Park to Explore Communication Issues in her RCA Grad Film

Animation

1st October, 2019

Dal Park joins us to discuss how a failed attempt to interview her Grandma about her life led her to create her RCA animation 'West Question East Answer'.

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“I Feel like I Made the Film I Wanted to Make” Dee Meaden Talks ‘Some Things Mean Something’

Live Action, Premiere

26th September, 2019

We speak to Dee Meaden about the dramatic importance of the small moment coupled with an unhurried editing style in short 'Some Things Mean Something'.

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Lily Rose Thomas Challenges the Perception of Women and Alcoholism in Drama Short ‘Girls Who Drink’

Live Action

19th September, 2019

DN talks personal stories, maintaining aesthetics, and balancing multiple narratives with Lily Rose Thomas, writer/director of 'Girls Who Drink'.

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