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Steve Martin gets the Green Screen Treatment in Brian Petchers ‘Caroline’ Music Video

Music

25th August, 2017

With Steve Martin, Bill Hader and Cecily Strong in front of the camera, we discuss the pressure of shooting celebrities, green screen and miniature sets

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Fatherly Relationships Are Examined in Hervé Demers’ Tale of Identity & Immigration ‘The Name You Carry’

Live Action

9th August, 2017

Director Hervé Demers joins us to discuss utilising the father/son relationship of his actors to add depth to their fictionalised on screen performances.

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Charlie Lyne Examines the Impact of Aspect Ratio on Cinema’s Emotional Experience with Video Essay ‘Frames and Containers’

Documentary

1st August, 2017

Charlie Lyne returns to Directors Notes with 'Frames and Containers' - a video essay focused on Cinematic Aspect Ratios.

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An English Seaside Town Becomes Ground Zero for the Armageddon in Sholto Crow’s Animation ‘Martin’

Animation

21st June, 2017

Animator Sholto Crow joins us to discuss destroying the place he grew up and his one-man band approach to animation, with stylish short film 'Martin'

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A Timely Tale about the Disruption of Normality in Animade’s Striking Animated Short ‘Dam’

Animation

15th June, 2017

Animade's Senior Creative Milo Targett reveals the inspiration behind his short animation about 'the sobering nature of change'.

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Director Rob Savage Looks to Connect Deaf and Hearing Audiences with genre film ‘Dawn of the Deaf’

Live Action

14th June, 2017

Director Rob Savage joins us to discuss how he injected fresh blood into the veins of undead storytelling with his new take on the horror/zombie short.

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Exploring our Obsession with Apocalyptic Fiction in Aeon’s Video-Essay ‘Dispatches from the Ruins’

Documentary

14th June, 2017

Looking to explore why we crave the awful futures of apocalyptic fiction, Aeon's Adam D'Arpino joins us to discuss video-essay 'Dispatches from the Ruins'

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Making an Audience Care about Cut-Out Characters in Joseph Wallace’s Animated Short ‘Natural Disaster’

Animation

13th June, 2017

A man's life begins to crumble in Joseph Wallace's funny & relatable cut-out animation 'Natural Disaster'

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A Break-Up Reverberates Through the Life of a Filmmaker in Revealing Short Doc ‘The Residue of a Relationship’

Documentary

5th June, 2017

Brett Chapman tells DN how he used filmmaking to examine the lingering remnants of his recent relationship in this heart-warming documentary short.

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Explore Hidden Spaces & Remote Landscapes in the Progress Film Company’s Cinematic ‘Lost But Not Forgotten’ Series

Documentary

8th May, 2017

Uncovering some of 'Europe’s most intriguing tales’ we speak to Progress Film Company’s Stuart Hackshaw about their intriguing ongoing series.

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Ian Pons Jewell Creates Art with Lily Newmark and a 35mm Camera

Art & Fashion

17th April, 2017

Director Ian Pons Jewell returns for his fourth DN interview - discussing working with Lily Newmark & shooting on 35mm for his Art Fund – Miss Nothing

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The Highs & Lows of Drone Filmmaking with Director Paul Trillo

Live Action

11th April, 2017

Director Paul Trillo joins us to discuss the challenges of shooting his 10-minute "one-take" short 'At The End Of The Cul-de-Sac' entirely on a drone

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