Film Festival, Live Action
23rd October, 2017
Runyararo Mapfumo joins us to discuss using comedy to challenge socio-political themes and the nuances of the everyday experiences lived by black people.
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.
17th October, 2017
Sean Robert Dunn discusses balancing an unnerving vision of populism and racial hatred with chimes of comedy in his raw, dysfunctional family drama short.
11th October, 2017
Co-directors Benjamin Cleary & TJ O'Grady Peyton discuss their funny and moving short about a man isolated by the barrier of an unintelligible language.
10th October, 2017
Ten minutes before a match, a Down’s Syndrome boxer fights for his right to get in the ring in Bugsy Riverbank Steel’s visceral short.
Animation, Film Festival, Podcasts
4th October, 2017
DN caught up with Chris Shepherd to reflect on his celebrated career and return to the hybrid world of animated/live action violence in 'Johnno’s Dead'.
2nd October, 2017
DN looks ahead at the 61st BFI London Film Festival, anticipating what to see from this years' eclectic lineup of diverse and exciting cinema.
Art & Fashion
19th September, 2017
Director Jake Dypka & spoken word artist Hollie McNish explore the confines of gender in modern society through 3D experiential short 'Pink or Blue'.
18th September, 2017
Read how Joseph Wallace transformed Sparks into puppets for an enchanting stop motion chase through 1930s Paris in 'Edith Piaf (Said It Better Than Me)'.
11th September, 2017
Alex Barrett reflects on the completed production of his Silent Era ode to England's capital 'London Symphony', a classical nod to the city of now.
5th September, 2017
Jack Bennett tells DN how a well placed tweet brought The Streets frontman Mike Skinner on board as narrator of his awkward school days romance animation.
29th August, 2017
Parallel Teeth explains the technical challenges of creating hypnotic, seizure-free colour sequences in his psychedelic music video for Mr Jukes.
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