WEDIO

Breaking Boundaries: A Filmmaker's Uncompromising Passion Project

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GAY TIMES

Today we can unveil the gorgeous music video for Billy Cullum's new single Kiss Away, which is directed by Darius Shu and choreographed by Leanne Pinder.

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CHALKPIT RECORDS

A TORRENT OF MOVIELIKE MUSICALITY, ‘A PEACEFUL KILLING’ SHOULD SOUNDTRACK MORE THAN JUST A MOVIE THIS WINTER.

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VIDDYWELL

"I Am Norman," A Quirky Character Study That Explores The Effects Of Conversion Therapy

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INDYREVIEWS

I AM Norman Review: Astonishing Accomplishment

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THE STAR

Short film produced and shot by Darius Shu enters LA Shorts International Film Festival 2020

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THE SUN 

NEXT-GEN FEATURE: Reimagining speculative fiction

Darius Shu presents provocative narratives using the charms of visual storytelling

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VIDDY WELL

Review: "His Hands" Is Pure Art

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INDIE SHORT MAG

His Hands: Perfecting Disquietude

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VOICE MAGAZINE

Instaviews with Darius Shu and Arron Blake

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VIDDY WELL

Looking Past The Surface To Find Things You Never Knew Existed: Darius Shu & Arron Blake On Their Short Film "His Hands"

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HEYUGUYS

Beautifully written - His Hands Review

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GSCENE MAGAZINE

His Hands will leave you with all the questions for you to answer following its many clues. – His Hands (Review)

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1917 WORLD PREMIERE EVENT

Darius Shu attends the world premiere of Sam Mendes' new film 1917 at Leicester Square, London.

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WORLD OF BUZZ

This Director’s Debut Film is ONLY £400 But Was Selected For Robert De Niro’s Film Festival. 

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THE STAR

Darius Shu’s ‘His Hands’ goes to NY’s Tribeca Film Festival

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FILMING WITH YUNA FOR CHANEL

Darius Shu filming with Yuna in Paris for Chanel. 

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STAR 2 

Cinematographer Darius Shu shoots to make things and people stand out

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HORROR BUZZ 

Featuring no dialog outside of a cryptic physical language that both parties seem to comprehend on some level but which eludes any firm translation, His Hands exists to be pondered more than understood. 

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FILM THREAT

Co-writers and directors Arron Blake and Darius Shu have grand ambitions for the intentionally ambiguous His Hands. 

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ATTITUDE MAGAZINE

Every once in a while, a truly unusual and striking film stops you in your tracks – when it’s a silent film that runs just about as long as your tea break but packs a considerable punch, you know you’re really onto something.

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UK FILM REVIEW

Cranking the atmosphere to eleven, short filmmakers Arron Blake and Darius Shu treat audiences to a smorgasbord of tension and drama with no dialogue to act as relief. The result is a compelling and piercing mystery-thriller.

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THE STAR

Young cinematographer making waves in international film fests.

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MALAY MAIL

Cinematographer earning raves with film on secret Catholic hostel life

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BOURNEMOUTH DAILY ECHO

Darius Shu nominated for awards for Secret Child: The Bridge

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GAY TIMES

The Vivienne has released her first ever music video, and it’s one of the fiercest clips of the year, which is directed by Darius Shu. 

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SNACK MAGAZINE

I AM Norman is bold, disturbing and deeply impactful. 

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FILM THREAT

I AM Norman is a refined piece of work 

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HEYUGUYS

I AM Norman Review: Masterpiece

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CULTURE FIX

REVIEW: ARRON BLAKE AND DARIUS SHU BRING US UNSETTLING LGBTQ+ THEMED SHORT ‘I AM NORMAN

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OMELETO (REVIEW)

Secret Child is carefully composed, evocative images and an almost stately sense of craftsmanship, the often luminous images have a classicism that also matches the elegant, measured storytelling.

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NEW STRAIT TIMES

Rave reviews for Shu's Mical

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VOICE MAGAZINE PODCAST

Darius Shu and Arron Blake co-wrote, directed and produced the Tribeca nominated short film His Hands and Assistant Editor Sienna got the chance to interview the team live on Instagram. Darius and Arron share advice for artists creating work on a limited budget as well as speaking to the reception their film has received in the light of Covid-19.

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INDIE SHORT MAG

Secret Child: The Possible Perils Of Shiny New Father Figures

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GUAP MAGAZINE

GUAP Interviews: Directors of Tribeca nominated LGBTQ+ Arthouse Silent Film “His Hands”

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NEW WAVE MAGAZINE

Key Frames series feature on His Hands. 

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FILMINK

This is cinema in its purest form - His Hands Review

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CLOSE UP CULTURE

Secret Child – Short Film Review

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VULTUREHOUND MAGAZINE

Masters the art of the unseen – His Hands (Review)

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MEETING AJ MITCHELL

Darius Shu met singer-songwriter AJ Mitchell and attended his first ever London concert. 

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LONDON LIVE

A new short film, made with a budget of 400 pounds has just had its premiere at one of the world's leading film festivals.

His Hands was selected to be part of Tribeca in New York - putting the silent thriller on an international platform.

MALAY MAIL 

Darius Shu' silent film makes debut in New York’s Tribeca Film Festival

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OCCHI MAGAZINE NYC

Filmmaker Darius Shu Shares Exciting News About His Film “The Secret Child” and More

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ADVOCATE

HIS HANDS OFFERS AN UNNERVING EXPERIENCE 

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CLOSE UP CULTURE

Ahead of the festival later this week, Close-up Culture’s James Prestridge spoke to the co-directors about their incredible resourcefulness, exploring the issue of loneliness, creating a distinct visual style, and much more.

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QWEERIST

SHORT FILM SHOT ON £400 BUDGET TO GET TRIBECA PREMIERE

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CULTURE FIX

Arron Blake and Darius Shu write, direct, and produce short film, His Hands, an atmospheric psychological thriller. Shu and Blake opt not to use dialogue throughout, lending further strength to the film's richly crafted aesthetics and allowing us as viewers to use our own perspectives in exploring the intriguingly ambiguous narrative. 

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THE MOVIE BUFF

Reading this short synopsis I didn’t know how the film was going to be portrayed; little did I know this was going to be a film that would watch and immediately message every single one of my friends to tell them to watch it immediately! 

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NEW STRAIT TIMES

#Showbiz: Dawn of Darius

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IN REAL LIFE

Behind The Scenes Struggling From Hard Work To Success:

Darius Shu's Story

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