23rd January, 2017

Mistaken Identity Leads to a Fight for Survival in Chris Chung’s Action-Comedy Short ‘Soho Jimbo’

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Mistaken Identity Leads to a Fight for Survival in Chris Chung’s Action-Comedy Short ‘Soho Jimbo’

Live Action

23rd January, 2017

Selected for the Directors UK ALEXA challenge, Chris Chung brings his action-comedy experience to bear in a martial arts tale of mistaken identity.

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Ben Cox Journeys into the Vivid Mind of a Creator in ‘Alan Williams Metal Artist: Creatures of the Deep’

Documentary

20th January, 2017

Ben Cox discusses the inspiration and creative process behind his portrait documentary which introduces us to the vivid mind of a Brighton metal artist.

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Pierre Emperador Creates a Curious Soul-Stirring World of Familial Longing in ‘Seven & Light’

Animation

19th January, 2017

A child stranded on a lonely planet attempts to find a substitute for the familial love he yarns for in Pierre Emperador's gorgeous animated short.

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Christopher Brooks Births Distant Planets in a Glass of Water for Macroscopic Short ‘Five Blue Planets’

Art & Fashion

18th January, 2017

Visual effects free, Christopher Brooks' new macroscopic experimental short transforms inks, paints, oils and water into distant pacific planets.

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Elliot Lim Restores Balance to Our Fragile Political ‘Ecosystem’ in His Branded Greenpeace Animation

Animation

17th January, 2017

Elliot Lim employs his unique and addictive animation style in a campaign short for Greenpeace which captures the essence of the environmental brand.

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Cath Le Couteur Investigates the Fascinatingly Dangerous World of Space Junk in ‘Adrift’

Documentary

16th January, 2017

Shooting People co-founder Cath Le Couteur investigates the 17,000mph threats hurtling around Earth's atmosphere in space junk documentary ‘Adrift’.

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Natural Beauty and Experimentation Come Together in Ben Winkeler’s Surrealistic ‘∆ Magical Triangle ∆’

Art & Fashion

13th January, 2017

Netherlands' Ben Winkeler takes DN through the creation of his latest experimental short, a surrealistic symmetrical otherworld full of curious atmosphere.

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Exploring the Cinematic Snapshots of Nate Milton’s Emotive Animation ‘Encounters’

Animation

12th January, 2017

Animator Nate Milton takes time-out from his web series 'Liverspots and Astronots' and returns to Directors Notes to talk to us about his latest short film

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Juanjo Giménez Reveals Secret Connections Between the CCTV Scan Lines in Palme d’Or Winning Short ‘Timecode’

Live Action

11th January, 2017

Free expression and human connections subvert the authoritarian nature of CCTV in Juanjo Giménez's Palme d'or winning, Oscar contending short film.

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Daniel Cordero’s ‘Art is Theft’ Deconstructs the Role of Stealing in the Creation of New Artistic Visions

Animation, Art & Fashion

10th January, 2017

Daniel Cordero reflects on the nature of art and why stealing is the fertile mechanism through which artists transform inspiration into creation.

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Shadow Puppets Play Amongst the Stars in Aćim Vasić & Emilee Seymour’s ‘Notre Vie Comme Un Western’

Animation, Music

9th January, 2017

Aćim Vasić & Emilee Seymour animate a romance amongst the stars of celestial proportions in their cosmic shadow puppet music video for Paris Combo.

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