UK Tag Archive

Alfie Dale Tells the Spiritual Journey of a Trans Teen in Fairytale Drama ‘My Brother is a Mermaid’

Live Action, Premiere

13th January, 2021

Alfie Dale explains how he sought to re-understand embedded societal gender norms through his social-realist LGBTQ fairytale 'My Brother is a Mermaid'.

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An Isolated Man Follows a Ritualistic Pursuit in Andrew Butler & James Wilson’s Bleak Drama ‘Keratin’

Live Action, Premiere

8th January, 2021

Andrew Butler and James Wilson detail the visual inspiration behind the bleak, lonely atmosphere of their isolation drama 'Keratin'.

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Rally Ridberg Targets Conditioned Homophobia in Painfully Funny Satirical Short ‘Straight Faces’

Live Action, Premiere

4th January, 2021

DN talks to director Rally Ridberg about taking a swipe at conditioned homophobia in his powerfully provocative satirical short 'Straight Faces'.

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The Last Man Alive Wrestles With His Will to Survival in Alex Wither’s Apocalyptic Horror Drama ‘Dead Quiet’

Live Action, Premiere

21st December, 2020

Alex Withers walks DN through building his vision of a world in silent despair for his end-of-the-world horror drama 'Dead Quiet'.

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Helen Warner Weaves a Tale of Religious Guilt, Sin & Redemption in Experimental Drama ‘Stigma’

Live Action, Premiere

17th December, 2020

Helen Warner explains how she drew upon real-life experiences of her past to informed the themes and period setting of her 1940s-set Irish drama 'Stigma'.

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Rob Price’s Existentially Debut ‘What Is Ian’ Tells a Story of One Middle-Aged Man’s Idyllic Safe Space, His Bath

Live Action, Premiere

16th December, 2020

Rob Price walks DN through the meditative acting techniques he taught his non-actor protagonist for their minimalistic drama short 'What Is Ian'.

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Kieran Nolan Jones Expresses the Shared Familial Horror of a Life Changing Injury in Deeply Personal Doc ‘Jelly Brain’

Animation, Documentary, Premiere

15th December, 2020

Kieran Nolan Jones discusses combining surreal animation with personal interviews to document the aftermath of his family's trauma in 'Jelly Brain'.

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How the Shark Awards Is Evolving Into One of the UK’s Most Exciting Short Film Festivals

Film Festival

11th December, 2020

Chairman Peter Brady introduces us to The Shark Awards' latest venture Shark Awards Short Film, a brand new stand alone festival and awards event.

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Michelle Brand Explores the Connection Between Animation Theory and Philosophies on Time in Short Film ‘Any Instant Whatever’

Animation, Art & Fashion

9th December, 2020

"If everything is constantly changing where am I at any moment in time?" Michelle Brand dissects notions of time in award-winning 'Any Instant Whatever'.

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How Henry Blake’s Proof of Concept Short Paved the Way for the Violent Reality of Feature Debut ‘County Lines’

Live Action

2nd December, 2020

Henry Blake on bringing audiences face to face with the horrific exploitation of vulnerable children by UK drug gangs in forthright feature 'County Lines'

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A Murderer in the Smallest Town in America Reveals the Gruesome Details of His Crime in James Coyle’s ‘Confession’

Live Action, Premiere

26th November, 2020

Created entirely with miniatures, James Coyle's 'Confession' is a noirish micro-thriller about a murderer's declaration in a small-town police station.

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Yvette Farmer Expands the Cinematic Possibilities of the Monologue Film With Margate Set Short ‘X Anniversary’

Live Action, Premiere

25th November, 2020

A beautifully shot collection of seaside monologues, Yvette Farmer's 'X Anniversary' boasts four very different captivating performances by Keeley

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