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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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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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Michael Parks Randa Chases the Spontaneous Thrill of the Unplanned Production in ‘Fires Down in Mexico’

Music

12th September, 2017

Throwing caution to the wind Michael Parks Randa hits the road with a pair of wolf-masked skateboard-toting teens for Matthew Logan Vasquez's music video.

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A Couple Attempt to Escape a Malevolent Unseen Enemy in Alex Cook’s Unsettling Music Video ‘Dangerous’

Music

1st September, 2017

Alex Cook shares how he and his crew faced down a mountain rattlesnake in order to complete his dark allegorical music video for Son Lux track 'Dangerous'.

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An Independent Musician Forges His Own Creative Path in Jay Salbert’s Intimate Profile Doc ‘AlanMichael’

Documentary, Music

30th August, 2017

Jay Salbert’s artful portrait doc intimately captures the self-determination of a singer putting in the unseen work to accomplish his lifelong goal.

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Bryan M. Ferguson Caters to All Your Self-Amputation Needs in Transgressive Alienation Short ‘Flamingo’

Live Action

23rd August, 2017

"The film induced panic attacks and caused some audience members to faint." Bryan M. Ferguson takes DN into the dark world of his self-amputation short.

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A Skilled Piano Restorer Dreams of the Maestro Life in Kevork Aslanyan’s Documentary ‘Balkan Royal’

Documentary

21st August, 2017

Kevork Aslanyan tells DN how an unwanted piano led to the the discovery of the aspirational subject of his first foray into documentary filmmaking.

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A Kick-Boxing Legend Returns to the Ring to Fight for His Future in Camille Herren’s ‘One More’

Documentary

15th August, 2017

Camille Herren tells DN how he captured a deeply intimate portrait of “Mr. Perfect", the four time world kick-boxing champion Ernesto Hoost.

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Renana Aldor Seeks Out the Missing Woman in Abstract Memory Short ‘La Femme Qui Cherhce’

Animation, Art & Fashion

7th August, 2017

Renana Aldor embarks on a miniaturised contemplation of memory and her relationship to her grandmother’s past in abstract short La Femme Qui Cherche.

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