Feature Tag Archive

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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Eric Power Teases His Gloriously Gruesome 90s Cut Paper Horror Feature ‘Attack of the Demons’


1st November, 2017

DN spoke to dir. Eric Power about tapping into 90s nostalgia & taking his paper animation craft to another dimension for new feature 'Attack of the Demons'.

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Andy Nyman & Jeremy Dyson Transmute Their Hit Spectral Scare From Stage to Screen in ‘Ghost Stories’

Film Festival, Live Action

31st October, 2017

Andy Nyman explains how he & Jeremy Dyson traversed the tricky road of adapting their hit London stage play 'Ghost Stories' into a frightening feature.

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DN354: An English Boxer Fights to Survive a Brutal Thai Prison in Jean-Stéphane Sauvaire’s ‘A Prayer Before Dawn’

Film Festival, Live Action, Podcasts

26th October, 2017

How director Jean-Stéphane Sauvaire brought the brutal reality of an English boxer's life in one Thailand's most notorious prisons to screen.

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A Young Gay Man Flees His Painful Past in Anne Fontaine’s Coming Out, Coming of Age Feature ‘Reinventing Marvin’

Film Festival, Live Action

25th October, 2017

Anne Fontaine discusses her latest feature and tells DN why women's cinema defined by filmmaker gender is a undesirable road towards segregation.

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DN353: Rob Curry & Tim Plester Herald the Rebirth of a Folk Legend in ‘The Ballad of Shirley Collins’

Documentary, Film Festival, Music, Podcasts

19th October, 2017

Rob Curry & Tim Plester craft a lyrical response to the life, work & tragic loss of the High Queene of English Folk music, Shirley Collins.

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Annemarie Jacir Explores Issues of Identity & the Duty of Tradition in Paternal Feature ‘Wajib’

Film Festival, Live Action

13th October, 2017

The unbreakable and equally complex parent-child relationship is intimately explored through the wakes of separation in Annemarie Jacir’s, ‘Wajib’.

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DN351: Future Shock! Paul Goodwin & Sean Hogan Unearth the Untold Story of Anarchic Comic 2000AD

Documentary, Podcasts

4th August, 2017

Director Paul Goodwin & Producer Sean Hogan delve into the creation of their passion fuelled documentary history of the Galaxy's Greatest Comic, 2000AD.

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Before Netflix Got Its GLOW Two Filmmakers Unearthed the True Story of The Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling


18th July, 2017

Brett Whitcomb & Bradford Thomason tell DN how they rediscovered The Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling in the doc that inspired the Netflix series GLOW.

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Justin Doherty & Neil Fox Merge Challenging Cinema With Professional Film Practice in ‘Wilderness’

Live Action

11th May, 2017

Justin Doherty & Neil Fox speak to DN about allying professional and emerging filmmakers on the production of their cinematically defiant feature debut.

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How Fraternal Filmmakers Bill and Turner Ross Made Their Documentary Breakthrough With ‘45365’


1st May, 2017

We go back to where it all began for documentary duo Bill and Turner Ross by revisiting our interview for their debut feature about small town America.

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DN349: Matt Hopkins & Ben Lankester Document a Band Stuck in the Middle in ‘A Divorce Before Marriage’

Documentary, Music, Podcasts

13th April, 2017

Matt Hopkins & Ben Lankester's feature doc follows five-piece rock band I Like Trains as they struggle to breakthrough after losing their record deal.

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