Australia Tag Archive

Set Mo: Nightmares

Asides, Music

27th February, 2018

James Chappell visualises the debilitating effect of an anxiety attack in his heightened dance promo for Set Mo track 'Nightmares'.

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Guy Pearce Faces the Dark Consequences of Isolation & Loneliness in Jesse Leaman’s ‘Lorne’

Live Action

29th January, 2018

Jesse Leaman takes DN through the meticulous preparations which led to his meditative portrait of a man trapped by the oppressing boundaries of isolation.

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A Listless Art Graduate Tests Her Personal & Relationship Boundaries in Sam Icklow’s ‘Untitled, L.A.’

Live Action

6th December, 2017

DN speaks to Director Sam Icklow about creating a lesbian relationship drama which was both relatable and authentic to LA’s queer art scene.

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BROADHURST: Bones

Music

9th December, 2016

The power of surrender proves to be a formidable weapon in James Chappell's spiritual underground fight club music video for BROADHURST.

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DN346: Chasing Asylum – Eva Orner

Documentary, Film Festival, Podcasts

8th December, 2016

Eva Orner’s documentary exposes the repugnant, inhumane ways the Australian government treats asylum seekers and its attempts to hide these atrocities.

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Emma Louise: West End Kids

Music

8th September, 2016

Dylan Duclos and Emma Louise bestow the power of movement on the members of their docile cult in 'West End Kids', their 3rd music video collaboration.

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Nic Barker Explores the Nuisances of Modern Relationships in his Improvisation Experiment ‘Dead Sharks’

Live Action

3rd August, 2016

Nic Barker explains how improvisation and experimentation allowed him to create a gritty and unembellished depiction of modern relationships gone bad

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Drawing on her own experiences and the experiences of those around her, Vera Babida’s There Again illustrates the repetitive and empty cycle of clicks and swipes that has come to typify modern dating. Babida shares her production process in these making of posts.

Jessica Barclay Lawton Finds Compassion in the Arms of a Stranger in Touching Short ‘We Keep on Dancing’

Live Action

28th June, 2016

DN talks to Director Jessica Barclay Lawton & Writer Rhys Mitchell about their surprisingly tender empathetic short ‘We Keep on Dancing’.

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Danny Cohen Prepares for Winged Battle in King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard’s ‘People-Vultures’

Music

9th June, 2016

Dir. Danny Cohen and Australia's King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard join forces for an epic psychedelic battle of giant birds and colourful adversaries in

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How Lachlan Huddy Embraced Production Limitations to Make Vampire Short ‘Guy’s Trade‘

Live Action

8th April, 2016

Australian Director Lachlan Huddy shares how he used the low budget, solo shooter production limitations to his advantage for vampire hunter short ‘Guy's

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Eleven Keys Repurpose the Modern Beauty of Aboriginal Art for Animated Trip ‘Whelk Song’

Animation, Music

29th March, 2016

Elsa Secco explains how she and Jonathan Guyader created ‘Whelk Song’ - a captivating piece of animation whose roots are firmly based in the Aboriginal

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