USA Tag Archive

A Young Russian Girl Plays Translator at Her Parent-Teacher Conference in Gosha Shapiro’s Drama ‘Lena’

Live Action

3rd July, 2020

Gosha Shapiro reveals how he exposed the emotional and psychological struggles of the immigrant experience in his parent-teacher drama 'Lena'.

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Tyler Rabinowitz Captures the Beauty of Gay Intimacy in his Bittersweet Romance Short ‘See You Soon’

Live Action

2nd July, 2020

The perfect weekend is laced with melancholy in Tyler Rabinowitz's bittersweet drama 'See You Soon' - an aching look at the complexity of gay romance.

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Julian Muller Humanises Homelessness in Gritty, Hard-hitting Drama ‘Sickboy’

Live Action

1st July, 2020

Julian Muller strives to humanise homeless in 'Sickboy', a gritty drama about a New Yorker who survives the streets by going home with the women he dates.

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Mohammad Gorjestani on Capturing the Trauma of War in ‘Exit 12’

Documentary

30th June, 2020

The last film of his 5-cycle For Every Dream project, 'Exit 12' sees director Mohammad Gorjestani capturing the disorientation of war in beautiful detail.

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LAMAR+NIK on Resurrecting the Magic Art of Kinegrams for Husbands’ Music Video ‘Manhorse’

Music

25th June, 2020

Made with a budget of just $200, we talk to directing duo LAMAR+NIK about using an old technique dating back to 1890 for Husband's 'Manhorse' music video.

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Justine Raczkiewicz Forewarns the Dangers of Extreme Cuisine in Darkly Absurdist Short ‘Waste’

Live Action

24th June, 2020

Justine Raczkiewicz weaves an absurdist romcom horror about pushing the extremities of culinary exploration for her directorial debut short 'Waste'.

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A Man Attempts to Hold His Partner up Emotionally (And Physically) in Randall Maxwell’s ‘Bad Furniture’

Live Action

23rd June, 2020

Randall Maxwell reveals how he discovered the unique world of forniphilia, the fetish of becoming a chair, for his relationship comedy 'Bad Furniture'.

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Colin Read Artfully Breaks the Fourth Wall in Glass Animals’ Self-Assembled Music Video ‘Dreamland’

Music

17th June, 2020

Colin Read tells DN how he remotely shot a complexly lit, multi-layered tracking shot, in an ambitious DIY set build for Glass Animals' 'Dreamland'.

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Morgan Krantz Sees an Erotic Affair Unfold Either Side of a High-Rise Office Window in ‘Squeegee’

Live Action

16th June, 2020

Morgan Krantz discusses the high wire production behind steamy comedy ’Squeegee’, the risque tale of an erotic connection 100s of feet above the ground.

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Emmanuil Morari Tracks the Romantic Exploits of a Murderous Psychopath in Dark Comedy ‘She Lies Beautiful’

Live Action, Premiere

15th June, 2020

Filmmaker Emmanuil Morari divulges the creative ethos behind 'She Lies Beautiful', his darkly comedic take on a serial killer's murderous love life.

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Matt Pizzano & Nic Wehmeyer on Bringing 50s Television to Life in ‘The Grass is Always Greener on TV’

Documentary

11th June, 2020

Mark Barnett rose to talk show fame for obsessively drawing the blueprints of his favourite 50s shows. Matt Pizzano reveals the deeper story underneath.

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The Legendary Bustle of NYC’s Penn Station Is Probed in Scott Lazer’s Frenetic Visual Essay ‘Commute’

Art & Fashion

3rd June, 2020

Scott Lazer reveals how he tactically avoided the cops whilst shooting his visual essay about the busiest train station in the western hemisphere.

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