Documentary Category

From Filming Stock Footage to Creating a Random Acts Short – Duncan Cowles Talks ‘Taking Stock’

Documentary

18th January, 2018

Documentary dir. Duncan Cowles takes a humorous look at the world of freelance filmmaking with his Random Acts stock footage masterpiece 'Taking Stock'.

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Oliver Schwarz Follows an Intimate Relationship Between a Man and His Beloved Silicon Doll in ‘Dream Girl’

Documentary

12th January, 2018

Oliver Schwarz provides a unique and insightful exploration of loneliness and how one man fills the void of love with his life-sized silicon doll.

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João Retorta Crafts a Late Night Love Letter to Lisbon in ‘Uma Da Manhã (01 AM)’

Documentary

11th January, 2018

Lisbon born, London based director João Retorta discusses the creation of his docu-fiction ode to his hometown, 'Uma Da Manhã (01 AM)'.

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Fanny Hoetzeneder Captures the Melting Pot of London’s Illegal Car Meet Ups in Docu-Music Video ‘BloodType’

Documentary, Music

8th January, 2018

Filmmaker Fanny Hoetzeneder tells DN how she discovered a harmonious microcosm of England's diverse capital in her illegal car meet up docu-music video.

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See How Defence Attorneys Leverage the Power of Cinema for Sentencing Leniency in Lance Oppenheim’s NYT Op-Doc

Documentary

5th January, 2018

Lance Oppenheim's doc reveals how in an effort to seek leniency, defense attorneys are producing entire documentaries for an audience of one: the judge.

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Explore Iñupiat Culture First Hand in Zoé Lamazou & Victor Gurrey’s Interactive Doc ‘A Whaling Season in Alaska’

Documentary

13th December, 2017

In their interactive doc Zoé Lamazou & Victor Gurrey explore Iñupiat culture & how offshore drilling affects the traditional practice of whale hunting.

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Elias Ressegatti Brings Gearhead Love to Overlooked Automobiles in 16mm Web Series ‘Future Classics’

Documentary

7th December, 2017

Elias Ressegatti discusses turning his passion for overlooked, non-collectable cars into the ongoing 16mm gearhead web series 'Future Classics'.

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Guillermo Irriguible Loren Pays Homage to Analog Music with his Analog Short Film ‘Speaking in Voltages’

Documentary, Music

30th November, 2017

Shot on 16mm, Super8 & Hi8, director Guillermo Irriguible Loren joins us to discuss his ode to nostalgia and the golden era of analogue instruments.

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After Anger & Violence Pass a Community Looks for Common Ground in Andrew Litten’s ‘St. Louis Rises’

Documentary

27th November, 2017

Andrew Litten tells DN how he worked with the St. Louis community to express their hopes for post-Ferguson reconciliation in documentary 'St. Louis Rises'.

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Explore Life in the South London Community Which Gave Birth to The Maccabees’ Sound in ‘Elephant Days’

Documentary, Music

14th November, 2017

Co-director James Caddick & The Maccabees' Orlando Weeks discuss the creation of their feature doc portrait of the area & people of Elephant and Castle.

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JJ Walker Documents the Contentious Culture of US Gun Ownership in Music Video ‘You’d Gotta Be Alive’

Documentary, 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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Nils Clauss Redefines the Form of Documentary Filmmaking With His Korea Shorts Trilogy

Documentary

6th November, 2017

DN invited director Nils Clauss to reflect on the making of 'Plastic Girls' and the completion of his Korea related trilogy of short documentaries.

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