Pee. Wait. Panic. Alice Seabright Charms the Pants off Us With a Night of Soul Searching in ‘Pregnant Pause’

Film Festival, Live Action

13th October, 2016

Writer/director Alice Seabright talks tight deadlines and relatable characters as she joins us to discuss the first in a series of character-driven shorts.

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TheyAreAnimators #14: Daniel Sousa

Animation

5th August, 2013

Following the release of his Oscar nominated short Feral (embedded further below in this post), we felt this was a good time to revisit our 2013 interview

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Freeman Plat Rails Against Trump’s Division of America in Bryan Dos Reis’ ‘Fuck Stereotypes. Set Precedent.’

Art & Fashion

21st November, 2017

Dir. Bryan Dos Reis & Freeman Plat unite against Trump's vision of America in fashion film turned political statement, 'Fuck Stereotypes. Set Precedent.'

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Tal Kantor Reflects on the Gulf Between Words and Actions in Fragmented Mixed Media Animation ‘In Other Words’

Animation

20th November, 2017

Tal Kantor returns to DN for an extensive look at the techniques, tools & thought processes which led to her captivating exploration of inaction & regret.

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Ynon Lan Contemplates the Nature of Memory & Familial Loss in Layered Bezalel Grad Short ‘Close the Shutters’

Animation

17th November, 2017

Ynon Lan tells DN how he drew from personal memories and family photographs for his multi-layered, mixed media tribute to familial loss and remembrance.

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Sven D. & Philipp Primus Capture the Balletic Grace of Joburg’s Car Spinning Scene in ‘Gasoline’

Music

16th November, 2017

Sven D. & Philipp Primus take us to Johannesburg for a joy ride of spinning cars and burning tires in Fortnite's ethereal music video, 'Gasoline'.

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Jude Chun Pulls at the Threads of the Future in His Artfully Subtle Time Travel Short ‘The Time Agent’

Live Action

15th November, 2017

DN talks to South Korean Director Jude Chun about changing the future one argument at a time in his subtly realised time travel short 'The Time Agent'.

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Explore Life in the South London Community Which Gave Birth to The Maccabees’ Sound in ‘Elephant Days’

Documentary, Music

14th November, 2017

Co-director James Caddick & The Maccabees' Orlando Weeks discuss the creation of their feature doc portrait of the area & people of Elephant and Castle.

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Steve Kirby Instructs Us in the Differences Between Teaching and Nagging for The School of Life

Animation

13th November, 2017

How to Stop Nagging and Start Teaching - filmmaker Steve Kirby shows us how in his instructive animation commission for The School of Life.

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JJ Walker Documents the Contentious Culture of US Gun Ownership in Music Video ‘You’d Gotta Be Alive’

Music

10th November, 2017

JJ Walker takes a non-judgemental, vérité approach to the contentious subject of US mass gun ownership in St Francis Hotel's docu-style music video.

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DN355: A Prima Ballerina Fights for Relevance & Perfection in Birgitte Stærmose’s Psycho Thriller ‘Darling’

Film Festival, Live Action, Podcasts

9th November, 2017

Denmark's Birgitte Stærmose discusses 'Darling', her intense story of pain and perfection which unfolds in the demanding world of professional ballet.

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Experience Groundhog Day Inside a Food Commercial in Robin Comisar’s Anarchic Short ‘Great Choice’

Live Action

8th November, 2017

Robin Comisar tells DN how he turned his favourite food commercial into a twisted and hilarious psychological nightmare.

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Adrián Suárez Embodies Charles Bukowski’s Pessimistic Prose in Visual Poem ‘Alone With Everybody’

Art & Fashion

7th November, 2017

Spanish Director Adrián Suárez tells DN how he mined the sensorial aspects of Charles Bukowski's original verse for visual poem, 'Alone With Everybody'.

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Nils Clauss Redefines the Form of Documentary Filmmaking With His Korea Shorts Trilogy

Documentary

6th November, 2017

DN invited director Nils Clauss to reflect on the making of 'Plastic Girls' and the completion of his Korea related trilogy of short documentaries.

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