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Palmer Morse & Matt Mikkelsen Tune into the Disappearing Beauty of Natural Silence in ‘Being Hear’

Documentary

12th June, 2017

Palmer Morse & Matt Mikkelsen follow acoustic ecologist Gordon Hempton as he contemplates the importance of preserving the silences of the natural world.

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A Socially Inept Oddball’s First Shot at Love Misfires in Michael Patten’s Squirm-Inducing ‘BADDOG’

Live Action

8th June, 2017

NYC Director Michael Patten tells DN how he made us squirm with his painfully uncomfortable story of a social inept petty thief and doomed romantic.

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Majid Adin & Stephen McNally Deliver a Stunning New Take on Elton John’s Iconic ‘Rocket Man’

Animation, Music

1st June, 2017

Majid Adin & Stephen McNally discuss how they reimagined Elton John's iconic track 'Rocket Man' through the lens of a refugee's journey to safety.

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TAKCOM Blends Western Street Culture and Japanese Tradition Into a Suburban Nightmare in ‘Pessim’

Art & Fashion, Music

29th May, 2017

Visual artist TAKCOM explains how he blended western street culture and Japanese tradition for his unsettling journey into suburban dread.

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Friendship Endures After a Fall in Julien Piau’s Touching Micro-Short ‘PÉRILLEUX RACCOURCI’

Animation

19th May, 2017

Julien Piau talks to DN about his new micro-short which opens with a literal cliffhanger when two acolytes attempt to take a mountain shortcut.

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Traverse the Foreboding CGI Landscape of Stef & Wyt’s Unsettling Sci-Fi Universe in ‘Ghost Culture’

Animation, Music

18th May, 2017

Stef & Wyt explain how they drew from classic sci-fi tales whilst experimenting with photo-realistic 3D animation designs for Dawn Geometry's Music Video.

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Mid-Brow Break Down the Behind the Scenes Craft of Viral Comedy Sketch ‘Bad News’

Live Action

17th May, 2017

"If it’s funny and relevant to the narrative, you're in. If it’s just a funny, you're out." Mid-Brow reveal the craft at work BTS of their viral comedy.

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Ibon Landa Attempts to Define the All-Consuming Power of First Love in Short ‘Spectrum of Love’

Art & Fashion

16th May, 2017

DN spoke to dir. Ibon Landa about capturing the essence of love on camera while run and gun filmmaking on the streets of Barcelona.

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Zach Jones & Ben Kitnick Bear Witness to the Club Penguin Apocalypse in Gameplay Short ‘Waddle On’

Animation, Live Action

9th May, 2017

"The penguin apocalypse brings forth the dawn of man." Zach Jones & Ben Kitnick bear witness to the end times of Disney’s beloved virtual world for kids.

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How Simon Dymond Brought the True Story of a Tumble Drier Death Cult to Screen in ‘Wash Club’

Live Action

3rd May, 2017

Simon Dymond lets DN inside the secrets of his true life tall tale about a reporter who accidentally starts the underground death club he's investigating.

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How Fraternal Filmmakers Bill and Turner Ross Made Their Documentary Breakthrough With ‘45365’

Documentary

1st May, 2017

We go back to where it all began for documentary duo Bill and Turner Ross by revisiting our interview for their debut feature about small town America.

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Emmanuel Adjei Births a New Dark Religion of Materialism in One-Take Music Video ‘Give It Your Choir’

Music

26th April, 2017

Emmanuel Adjei discusses transforming a self-storage facility into a near future dystopia for his impressive single-take Mark Pritchard music video.

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