France Tag Archive

Hugo De Faucompret Laments the Loss of Friendship in Animated Music Video ‘Ma Ydoum Hal’

Animation, Music

7th February, 2018

Hugo de Faucompret explains how a chance meeting with TREE9’s lead singer led to his entrancing, animated lost friendship music video.

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Transcend the Boundaries of Love & Memory in Adrien Lhommedieu’s Sci-Fi Romance ‘Lila & Valentin’

Live Action

23rd January, 2018

DN sat down with Adrien Lhommedieu to discover how he brought his ambitious metaphysical rumination on the nature of love and consciousness to screen.

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Fanny Hoetzeneder Captures the Melting Pot of London’s Illegal Car Meet Ups in Docu-Music Video ‘BloodType’

Documentary, Music

8th January, 2018

Filmmaker Fanny Hoetzeneder tells DN how she discovered a harmonious microcosm of England's diverse capital in her illegal car meet up docu-music video.

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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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J.A.C.K Choreograph a Battle of Multiple MØS in Dance Off Music Video ‘When I Was Young’

Music

15th December, 2017

Parisian duo J.A.C.K tell DN how they pulled off the visual feat of a trio of MØs facing off in a dance battle for their 'When I Was Young' music video.

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Explore Iñupiat Culture First Hand in Zoé Lamazou & Victor Gurrey’s Interactive Doc ‘A Whaling Season in Alaska’

Documentary

13th December, 2017

In their interactive doc Zoé Lamazou & Victor Gurrey explore Iñupiat culture & how offshore drilling affects the traditional practice of whale hunting.

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Appreciate the Beauty of Frozen Moments in Arthur Valverde’s Sculptural Dance Short ‘Statures of Gods’

Art & Fashion

5th December, 2017

Arthur Valverde tells DN how he combined sculpture and dance to express the beauty of the frozen moment in Paris art short 'Statures of Gods'.

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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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Cultural Heritage Frustrates a Teen’s Attempts to Solidify Her Identity in Josza Anjembe’s ‘French’

Live Action

12th October, 2017

Josza Anjembe speaks to DN about finding one’s cultural identity, her move into fiction filmmaking and using cinema as a weapon on short film

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Aurélien Heilbronn Takes an Exhilarating Look at Illegal Motorbike Racing Gangs in Doc ‘Street Racers’

Documentary

15th September, 2017

Aurélien Heilbronn discusses documenting the lives of the thrill seeking teens behind the Dominican Republic's illegal motorbike street races.

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Global Rail Against the ‘Kontroll’ of the Concrete Jungle in This Slick Streetwear Spot for Codryo

Art & Fashion

31st August, 2017

French Duo Global tell DN how 90s French Rap & a rejection of colour fuelled their slickly stylised expression of moral wrath for streetwear store Codryo.

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