NEWS

Meet The Winners: Jakub Jirasek

In the last of our winners interviews before the holidays we’re with shots Co-Editor Jamie Madge, as he talks to director Jakub Jirasek, who won a Gold Screen at YDA 2020 for his film Don’t Be A Pussy.

Join Jakub and Jamie as they chat about the real-life experiences that inspired the film, working with a full cast of children, and balancing the dark and the comedic to form a thought-provoking exploration of our modern obsession with social media.

Check out the trailer for Jakub’s film, Don’t Be A Pussy.

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