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Canadian Olympians Become Works of Art in Ian Pons Jewell’s Painterly ‘Be Olympic’ Commercial

Live Action

20th February, 2018

Ian Pons Jewell takes us through the classical art pieces & personal stories which inspired his captivating slo-mo ad spot for the Canadian Olympic team.

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Eliza Hittman Explores the Tension Between the Hyper-Masculine & the Homoerotic in Sophomore Feature ‘Beach Rats’

Live Action

6th February, 2018

New York director Eliza Hittman tells DN how a picture from Facebook became the inspiration for her late-night cruising feature 'Beach Rats'.

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Calling All Female Filmmakers: A Look Inside the London Film Academy’s Pioneers Award Bursary

News

30th January, 2018

The deadline for London Film Academy's Pioneers Award is soon! DN spoke with LFA's co-founder Anna MacDonald about their scholarship for female filmmakers.

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James Maitre Top Ten Feature Films of 2017

Article

28th December, 2017

"The best cinema this year was for me based in the everyday." James Maitre applauds the power of small moments expertly told in his top ten films of 2017.

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Eyal Resh Talks Choreographing Young Actors & Exploring Adolescence in Sexual Awakening Short ‘Boys’

Live Action

20th December, 2017

Eyal Resh tells DN how his own experience of burgeoning adolescent desire led to the creation of his sexual awakening short 'Boys'.

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Christine Hooper Tries Hard to Quit an Unhealthy Relationship in Battle of Willpower Short ‘The Last Time’

Live Action

23rd November, 2017

Christine Hooper tells DN how she incorporated practical filmmaking tips from classic cinema into her comedic unhealthy relationship short 'The Last Time'.

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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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Intersecting Class Politics in 30 Minutes and One-Take in Marta Prus’ ‘Hot and Cold’

Film Festival, Live Action

27th October, 2017

Marta Prus explains how she portrayed the beauty & brutality of our complex reality in her impressive 30 minute, one-take social drama 'Hot and Cold'.

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An Excited First-Timer’s Take on the 61st BFI London Film Festival

Film Festival

16th October, 2017

Following his London Film Festival debut, DN's James Maitre offers his thoughts on some of the highlights from this years' shenanigans.

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Sune Lykke Albinus Intuits the Unreality of Love & Festivals in ‘Don’t Tell Me About Your Dreams’

Live Action

3rd October, 2017

Sune Lykke Albinus explains the free flowing logistics of shooting his dreamy young adult romance amidst a crowd of 160K people at the Roskilde Festival.

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BFI London Film Festival 2017: Looking Ahead

Film Festival

2nd October, 2017

DN looks ahead at the 61st BFI London Film Festival, anticipating what to see from this years' eclectic lineup of diverse and exciting cinema.

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Alex Barrett Crafts a Poetic Ode to the Symphony Films of the Past for the London of the Present

Documentary

11th September, 2017

Alex Barrett reflects on the completed production of his Silent Era ode to England's capital 'London Symphony', a classical nod to the city of now.

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