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From Tragedy to Terror – Nicolas Pesce Finds the Horror Within the Family Home in ‘The Eyes of My...

Live Action

24th March, 2017

Nicolas Pesce tells DN about the advantages of shooting his debut feature twice and why music videos were the perfect boot camp for making weird films.

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Jonny Look & Thao Celebrate the Sovereignty of Self in Blistering Music Video ‘Meticulous Bird’

Music

21st March, 2017

Jonny Look explains how he harnessed the unbridled energy of Thao’s onstage delivery into a blisteringly fierce yet surreal supermarket performance piece.

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DN348: Nickolas Duarte Discovers the Painful Past of the Man Who Paints Souls in ‘Jay’

Documentary, Podcasts

16th March, 2017

Nickolas Duarte's doc provides a glimpse into the extraordinary and complex life of Jay Kyle Peterson, an abstract artist with an even more abstract past.

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Love, Betrayal & Revenge Have Their Destructive Way in Floyd Russ’ ‘Cashmere’

Music

15th March, 2017

Set within an interlocking love triangle between a husband, his wife and her lover, Floyd Russ crafts an iterative story of love, betrayal and revenge.

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Robert McKeon Shares the Lessons Learned From Adapting a Short Story to Film in ‘Wifey Redux’

Live Action

9th March, 2017

LA Director Robert McKeon tells DN how he brought acclaimed author Kevin Barry's comedic short story to cinematic life in its native home of Ireland.

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Tamar Odenheimer Animates the Heartbreaking Loneliness of a Child Abandoned at the School Gates in ‘Loop’

Animation

6th March, 2017

Tamar Odenheimer discusses the journey towards narrative economy for her heartbreaking short about a child whose parents forget to pick him up from school.

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Martino Prendini Animates 6000+ Hand-Drawn Images in Female Empowerment Dance Short ‘An Exit’

Animation, Art & Fashion

2nd March, 2017

Martino Prendini gives form to the power of female agency through a medley of animation techniques realised over 6000+ individual hand-drawn frames.

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Trim Lamba’s Snapchat Short ‘Cracked Screen’ Delivers a Horrifying Tale of Social Media Living

Live Action

27th February, 2017

Director Trim Lamba discusses his Snapchat-based short which follows the self-broadcast life of a young woman before, during and after a terrible incident.

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Before Moonlight: Oscar Nominated Director Barry Jenkins Discusses His Breakthrough Feature ‘Medicine for Melancholy’

Live Action

23rd February, 2017

Barry Jenkins shares his journey from almost school teacher to director and explains why he considers his breakthrough feature as a ‘home movie’.

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A Death Row Prisoner Fights for Life in Sherif R. Alabede’s ‘Arcadian’ Music Video for Symbion Project

Music

20th February, 2017

A death row prisoner escapes his sentence through combative choreography in Sherif R. Alabede's neon infused, fantasy-driven Symbion Project music video.

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Rubika Shah’s ‘White Riot: London’ Reveals How a Punk Fanzine United a Generation Against British Racism

Documentary

15th February, 2017

Rubika Shah's documentary explores the status quo bucking role played by a punk fanzine in the racial tinderbox of a 1970s Britain divided by immigration.

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A Spiteful Shadow Frustrates the Romantic Aspirations of a Lonely Man in Tomek Pilarski’s ‘But She’s Nice…’

Animation

13th February, 2017

After making a friend of solitude, a lonely man attempts to break out of his isolation to find love in Tomek Pilarski's textured black & white animation.

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