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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A Late Night Beer Run Turns Into a Reality Bending Initiation in Alex Familian’s Trippy ‘Kid Gambled’

Live Action

4th January, 2018

A late night dare takes a anxiety-inducing turn towards the surreal in Alex Familian's delightfully trippy tale of stoned self-doubt and peer pressure.

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Léa Mysius Captures the Destructive Desires of Youthful Rebellion in 35mm Feature Debut ‘Ava’

Live Action

3rd January, 2018

Director Léa Mysius tells DN how her 16mm short and the image of a starving black dog set the stage for her audacious coming of age 35mm feature debut.

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Crooked Cynics Harness the Art of Cringeworthy Storytelling in ‘Where Have All The Good Guys Gone?’

Live Action

2nd January, 2018

Directing duo Crooked Cynics dissect the dexterity of uncomfortable comedy narratives in 'Where Have All The Good Guys Gone?'.

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DN Top Ten Feature Films of 2017

Article

31st December, 2017

We've condensed team DN's diverse picks of 2017's best cinema into an elegantly concise list of ten features worthy of a place on your 'must watch' list.

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MarBelle Top Ten Feature Films of 2017

Article

30th December, 2017

There but for the grace of God go I - MarBelle shares his favourite (not so) feel good list of 2017's Top Ten feature films.

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Amber Williams Ten Top Feature Films of 2017

Article

29th December, 2017

From transporting audiences to unveiling new methods of filmmaking, Amber shares her outstanding examples of original & enthralling storytelling in 2017.

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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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Neil Fox Top Ten Feature Films of 2017

Article

27th December, 2017

"I never mind these difficult choices when there’s so much goodness to choose from." Neil Fox reflects on his 2017 feature film favourites.

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Nicholas Payne Santos Pays Tribute to the Slasher’s Kick Ass Final Girls in Festive Horror Comedy ‘Holiday Fear’

Live Action

22nd December, 2017

DN spoke to dir. Nicholas Payne Santos about flipping genre expectations and challenging masculinity in meta horror comedy short 'Holiday Fear'.

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DN356: Dustin Guy Defa Weaves a Whimsical Tapestry of New York Stories in Ensemble Feature ‘Person to Person’

Film Festival, Live Action, Podcasts

21st December, 2017

Dustin Guy Defa shares why we had to wait 6 years for his second feature and how short films paved the way for his ensemble New York story.

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Help Refugees: The Journey

Animation, Asides

21st December, 2017

A young Syrian boy embarks on a long, dangerous journey to be reunited with his parents after his home is torn apart by war in Majid Adin's 'The Journey'.

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