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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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Sam Jones: The life of a Teenage Filmmaker

Live Action

29th March, 2017

17yr old Filmmaker Sam Jones joins us to discuss motivation, inspiration, BFI Funding and the best filmmaking advice he ever received.

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Going Back to Grass Roots With Director Lewis Arnold and His Ode to Amateur Football ‘Sunday Sunday’

Live Action

26th March, 2017

Lewis Arnold takes time out from directing 'Humans' & 'Broadchurch' to discuss his ode to grass roots football 'Sunday Sunday'.

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Exploring the Possibilities of 360° Filmmaking in Mackenzie Sheppard’s Pony Pony Run Run Music Video

Music

20th March, 2017

Japan-based Director Mackenzie Sheppard joins us to discuss camera choices and the challenges of 360° filmmaking for his Pony Pony Run Run music video.

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Harry Sherriff: What I Learnt from Making 12 Short films in 12 Months

Live Action

13th March, 2017

In 2016 Manchester-based writer-director Harry Sherriff made 12 short films in 12 months - read about what he learnt from this experience.

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Minhal Baig on How She Blended Horror & Documentary to Explore Suicide in ‘After Sophie’

Live Action

8th March, 2017

“I really hope that people are genuinely creeped out.” - talented Director Minhal Baig joins us to discuss her haunting new short.

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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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