New Creatives supports young artists to make films and media, supported by BBC and Arts Council England. Here Voice reviews the work and talks to the artists.
We talk to New Creative Thomas Longstaff about his surreal dark comedy film, 'The Siren's Song'.
If you could interview an immortal, what would he say?
We are covering the talent development scheme that is co-funded by BBC Arts and Arts Council England.
Folk reaches for the heartstrings but can’t quite hit the right note.
"Music plays an important factor in day to day lives, whether it's underscore for film and tv, background music in retail stores or the inane advert jingles that get stuck in your head for days on end."
Raised by Queenz honours the importance of women in our lives
"My mom and my sisters were my idols and I remember them doing everything in their power to keep me grounded and working hard."
In Greenlight, a man has an existential crisis whilst staring into the flashing light on his smoke alarm.
“So the big lesson for me was to stop comparing myself to my friends, or people on Instagram - and if I can’t get past it, I exit the app.”
This New Creative piece asks a seemingly simple question: What is a box?
“We have a need, as humans, to compartmentalise to a degree. We section things off in our minds in order to form a basic understanding of them.”
“I think knowledge is the most important thing and love is a key to seeking that knowledge.”
Birdcage is rough around the edges, but has a powerful message.
What would life be like if we were living through World War 3?
"I enjoyed how you could really see each performer, their faces, their bodies and the environment they were performing in. It was different to theatre."
Sound of Play creates an audio history of video games
"That's what gaming music does for many, takes us back to those happy times."
Butterflies is an autobiographical story of going through cancer and finding a voice
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