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Action, Adventure, Romance, Underpants…short film ‘!!RENEGADE!!’ has it all

f watching a man run around in his pants battling a monocled villain doesn’t sound like your idea of fun, then Kevin Van Witt and Michael Cavanaugh’s epic short ‘!!RENEGADE!!’ might not be your cup-of-tea. If you are looking for 4-minutes of action-packed, scantily-clad fun…you’re in for a treat.

Watch all 4 shorts from Alan Becker’s ‘Animator vs. Animation’ series

With his 4 shorts from the ‘Animator vs. Animation’ series clocking up over 10-million views on YouTube, to say ‘Alan Becker’s’ comedic tale of an artist battling with his stickman creation has been an online success would be somewhat of understatement. Recently releasing the fourth instalment of his ever-popular series, we take a look at his latest story, along with his 3 previous short films.

Jukebox Jarmusch: Jim at the Intersection of Music & Cinema Hi

With the Soda Pictures’ release this week of the Jim Jarmusch Collection Blu-ray box set we explore the value of music in the seminal filmmaker’s early films:

Humanising the Struggle of America’s Undocumented Workers in Camille Stochitch’s ‘Interstate’

We speak to Director Camille Stochitch about the development and production of her Student Academy Award-winning and BAFTA nominated short film about undocumented workers ‘Interstate’.

Jih-E Peng & Guy Pooles Capture the Pain of Early Heartbreak in Short Film ‘The Light and the Little Girl’

Director of Photography Jih-E Peng penned a gentle story of early heartbreak for his short film ‘The Light and the Little Girl’. He joins us with director Guy Pooles to discuss how they went about capturing the ‘girl’s eye-view’ of this burgeoning, delicate romance.

Anthony Aguiar Delivers a Genre Hopping Ghost Story in Short Film ‘Cypress’

Shot in the true spirit of an indie production with a tiny crew and minimal gear, Anthony Aguiar’s short film Cypress slowly reveals itself to be a ghost story that’s hard to pin down as it traverses genres as the narrative unfolds. We invited Aguiar to lift the veil on his otherworldly production. How did […]

Alex Amoling & Chae Hawk Draw Their DPFTHH Music Video Trilogy to a Close with the Emotionally Taunt ‘Dinner Plates’

Bringing the creative music video partnership forged across Chae Hawk’s DPFTHH album to a close, we speak to director Alex Amoling about the progression of his work over the trilogy of music videos

New Joys: The Wonder of Kelly Reichardt

Reichardt is not a great female director. She is a great director. Period. Seeing her work collected together is a reminder that she is a supreme chronicler of modern humanity…We take a look at Soda Picture’s Kelly Reichardt Blu-ray collection & new cinema release ‘Night Moves’.

nautico Reveal the Subtle Stories of Characters Rarely Seen in Short Film ‘Brady’

nautico’s short film ‘Brady’ illustrates the rich narratives we as audiences get to enjoy when filmmakers step outside of narrative conventions. John Heeg of nautico joins us to discuss the inspiration behind Brady and nautico’s subtle approach to the storytelling.

Take a 9 Minute Single Shot Stroll into the End of the World in Edward John Drake’s ‘All Eyes On You’ Music Video

Edward John Drake’s single shot music video for Klangkarussell’s ‘All Eyes On You’ is an extraordinary 9 minute piece of choreographed precision in which a bizarre collection of characters intersect on London’s dawn streets. We invited Drake to tell us just how he pulled off such an impressive end of days narrative.