30th August, 2016

The Female Spirit Wins Out in Amanda Milius’ Post-Apocalyptic Western ‘The Lotus Gun’

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The Female Spirit Wins Out in Amanda Milius’ Post-Apocalyptic Western ‘The Lotus Gun’

Live Action

30th August, 2016

DN talks to Director Amanda Milius about morality and clashing cultures at the end of the world in her USC thesis film 'The Lotus Gun'...

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Versus is structured around the themes of Nature vs Structure, Form vs Function. The film explodes with mind-blowing CGI created with Cinema 4D. Take a look at the talents of Design and Motion studio ManvsMachine.

Reading & Leeds 2016 Cinema Tent Shorts

Film Festival

26th August, 2016

This weekend Directors Notes braves the outside world to screen some of our favourite shorts from the past year at the Reading & Leeds music festivals...

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Johannes Schröder Holds onto Hope in Uncertain Times in One-Shot Music Video ‘Pille aus Luft’

Music

24th August, 2016

Johannes Schröder shares the meticulous planning that went on behind the scenes of his one-shot music video for Maxim's 'Pille aus Luft'...

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A Nostalgia Obsessed Couple Take an Emotive Romp Through Space & Time in Rafi Shor’s ‘Killing Time’

Live Action

23rd August, 2016

The past must remain in past, the future doesn't exist and the present is all there is - Rafi Shor discusses playing with time and space in 'Killing Time'...

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 Take a Journey into the Strange Unknown Pleasures of Cornelius Joksch’s ‘Adultland’

Animation

22nd August, 2016

Tapping into our collective desire for excitement Cornelius Joksch reveals the weird world of Adultland, a place where your dreams probably won't come true...

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Aaron Brown Looks to Demystifying the Porn Industry in his Intriguing Cass McCombs Music Video

Music

19th August, 2016

Director Aaron Brown joins us to discuss why he wanted to turn his camera on the porn industry for his latest music video for Cass McCombs...

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Jean Claude Billmaier Delivers an Endearing Storybook Tale of Musical Love Bugs in ‘The Letterbox’

Animation, Music

18th August, 2016

Jean Claude Billmaier makes us feel all warm inside with his endearing animated music video for Ryan Vona's ‘The Letterbox’...

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How to Direct Your First TV Drama (And Nail it!)

Article

17th August, 2016

William McGregor, director on 'Misfits', 'Poldark' & the forthcoming BBC miniseries 'One of Us' shares everything you need to know about directing TV...

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“Great Ideas are Born from Great Puns” – Creating Gold with the Animade ‘Olympops’

Animation

16th August, 2016

Animade's Russ Etheridge joins us to discuss 'Olympops' - a series of five ridiculously rubbery animations the studio has made to celebrate the Olympics...

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Sonja Rohleder Explores the Narrative Power of Minimalism in Abstract Animation ‘Walk the Dog’

Animation

15th August, 2016

Berlin-based Animator Sonja Rohleder proves that less can indeed be more with her minimalist, abstract animation ‘Walk the Dog’...

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