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Social Pressure Becomes Unforgiving Ritual in Merlin Camozzi’s Bewitching ‘Woods’ Music Video

Music

23rd April, 2018

Merlin Camozzi tells DN how he used choreography as social commentary in his bewitching music video indictment of social pressure for Són track 'Woods'.

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Jordi Estrada Bids Farewell to Love in Lyrical Heartbreak Short ‘As We Die’

Live Action

19th April, 2018

Jordi Estrada tells DN how he channeled heartbreak into a lyrical contemplation on love and loss in poetic breakup short 'As We Die'.

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The Serious Art of the Mixtape is Alive & Well in Peter Edlund’s Endearing Slacker Short ‘Mixtape Marauders’

Live Action

18th April, 2018

Two stoner friends try to find meaning in the mundane and keep the subtle art of the mixtape alive in Peter Edlund's endearing short 'Mixtape Marauders'.

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The Innocence of Childhood is Rudely Awakened Into the Adult World in Astor Schiantarelli’s ‘La Invasión’

Music

11th April, 2018

Astor Schiantarelli takes DN through the ever evolving developmental process behind his coerced coming of age narrative music video for Luzparís.

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Giada Ghiringhelli Contemplates the Glorious yet Fleeting Wonder of Life in Sensorial Short ‘Rhythm of Being’

Art & Fashion

10th April, 2018

Giada Ghiringhelli recounts the experimentation & hard work that paved the 3 year journey of her mesmerising contemplation of the fleeting wonder of life.

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Moodoïd Attempt to Replace Lost Love in Nick Roney’s Improvised Audition Music Video ‘Miss Smith’

Music, Premiere

28th March, 2018

Nick Roney takes DN behind the scenes of Moodoïd front man Pablo Padovan's awkward casting hunt to replace his lost love in 'Miss Smith'.

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A Drunken Sheriff Struggles to Deliver Justice in David Stumpf’s Wild West Animation ‘Cowboyland’

Animation

27th March, 2018

David Stumpf tells DN how he rustled up a delightful collection of characters for his charming, side-scrolling recreation of the wild west in 'Cowboyland'.

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A Young Girl Wrestles With the Tensions Between Tradition & Self-Identity in Surreal Short ‘Mother Corn’

Live Action

26th March, 2018

A young girl wrestles spiritual visions that force her to awaken to the importance of tradition as part of her self-identity in surreal short Mother Corn.

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Dan Sadgrove Unearths an Ancient Culture Buried by Conquest in Lyrical Short ‘A Dream Dressed in Black’

Art & Fashion, Live Action

22nd March, 2018

DN invited dir. Dan Sadgrove to tell us how he crafted a lyrical Mexican present that never was in poetic ‘what if...’ short 'A Dream Dressed in Black'.

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Jude Chun & Yena Gim Bemoan the Mistakes of Creation in Wonderfully Choreographed Music Video ‘God’s Lament’

Music

15th March, 2018

Jude Chun tells DN how he and Yena Gim built a delightfully escalating choreographed tale of divine fallibility in Zagmachi music video 'God’s Lament'.

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Thomas Vernay Chases the Fleetingness of Youth to the End of the World in ‘Contrails’

Music

2nd March, 2018

Thomas Vernay explains how casting and a free form approach to cinematography were key elements in the creation of his ode to the end of all things.

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Grosse8 Revel in the Expressive Beauty of Chaos & Agitation in Són Music Video ‘Mirrors’

Music

1st March, 2018

Cologne-based design agency Grosse8 explain how they combined majestic Icelandic landscapes with abstract macro cinematography for Són music video Mirrors.

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