24th October, 2016
DN revels in film writer Ashley Clark’s diverse, sensitive and enthralling curation for the BFI's celebration of black actors on film and TV.
Documentary, Film Festival, Podcasts
19th October, 2016
Alice Diop's latest documentary seeks to put names and faces to the asylum seekers suffering a life of loneliness and fear as they live in exile in Paris.
Animation, Documentary, Film Festival, Podcasts
14th October, 2016
Keith Maitland shares how he combined archival footage & rotoscoped animation to place audiences in the crosshairs of his Texas Tower shooting documentary.
Film Festival, Live Action
13th October, 2016
Writer/director Alice Seabright talks tight deadlines and relatable characters as she joins us to discuss the first in a series of character-driven shorts.
12th October, 2016
A young woman rejects societal norms in favour of her own desires after forging an all consuming connection with a wolf in Nicolette Krebitz's 3rd feature.
11th October, 2016
Hoping to make you laugh & cry with a story encompassing the micro & macro, Anna Maguire joins us to discuss her adaptation of Dave Eggers' short story.
10th October, 2016
Director Rob Savage joins us to discuss how he injected fresh blood into the veins of undead storytelling with his new take on the horror/zombie short.
9th October, 2016
Darren Thornton kicks off our LFF coverage with his realistic exploration of the difficulties of reintegrating into life on the outside after prison.
26th August, 2016
This weekend Directors Notes braves the outside world to screen some of our favourite shorts from the past year at the Reading & Leeds music festivals
Film Festival, Live Action, Podcasts
16th December, 2015
“Don’t sit & wait for the chance, do it! If you fall you fall. Stand up, do it again!” Dir. Jakob M. Erwa shares the rallying cry that powered the
11th December, 2015
Australian Director Maya Newell discusses her exploration of same-sex parenting in her debut documentary ‘Gayby Baby’.
30th November, 2015
DN talks to Matt Sobel about his inverted coming of age feature 'Take Me To The River' and discovers how he harnessed the celebrity power of Taylor Swift to
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