21st March, 2018
DN spoke to Niclas Gillis about the years of research which underpins his unflinching depiction of a sexually exploited woman living in poverty in the USA.
16th March, 2018
Director David Schofield takes Directors Notes behind the scenes of his tough seaside story of hard lives and hard decisions, Remora.
Asides, Live Action
15th March, 2018
An impoverished young girl finds her grief over the death of a family pet met by cold indifference by her unsympathetic father in Matty Crawford’s short.
Live Action, Premiere
12th March, 2018
Roozbeh Misaghi joins DN with 'Turquoise', his allegorical story about a remote Iranian village which descends into deception, death and double-dealing.
26th February, 2018
Minhal Baig's 'Pretext' sees a young woman grapple with the emotional consequences of sexual assault as she attempts to confront the man who raped her.
6th February, 2018
New York director Eliza Hittman tells DN how a picture from Facebook became the inspiration for her late-night cruising feature 'Beach Rats'.
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.
19th December, 2017
DN talks to Jakob Rørvik about his raw bittersweet short film of a disconnected couple as they run through the cycles of their on/off relationship each
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.
29th November, 2017
DN speaks to Argentinian filmmaker Carlos Lascano about his dark tale of a puppeteer who finds himself trapped in a labyrinth of memory and fantasy.
28th November, 2017
A twenty something searches for the meaning of growing up and waits for an answer of cosmic proportions in Avital Siegel's impressive NYU Short.
3rd November, 2017
DN talks to dir. Nick Singer about his return to shorts, casting child and canine leads and paring a narrative back to its thematic essentials.
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