USA Tag Archive

A Therapist Desperately Negotiates for His Life in Paul Schneider’s Tense Short ‘Fifty Minutes’

Live Action

20th October, 2017

Paul Schneider shares how he adapted an inner dialog short story into a tense onscreen battle of wits between a desperate pair of unreliable adversaries.

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A Woman Tries Not to Drown in a Sea of Guilt in Nickolas Duarte’s ‘Trouble Will Find Her’

Live Action

6th October, 2017

Nickolas Duarte explains how he was able to embody guilt as a foreboding, pervasive presence in his melancholic character drama ‘Trouble Will Find Her’.

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Racism Destroys a Freewheeling Venice Beach Community in Kate Hickey’s Feature Doc Debut ‘Roller Dreams’

Documentary, Film Festival

5th October, 2017

Kate Hickey’s doc celebrates the rise of the iconic Venice Beach rollerskate dancing scene and exposes the prejudices which fuelled its destruction.

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Michael Parks Randa Chases the Spontaneous Thrill of the Unplanned Production in ‘Fires Down in Mexico’

Music

12th September, 2017

Throwing caution to the wind Michael Parks Randa hits the road with a pair of wolf-masked skateboard-toting teens for Matthew Logan Vasquez's music video.

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Kelly Creedon Follows a Future Star on His Ascendance to the Spotlight in Documentary ‘In This World’

Documentary

7th September, 2017

Kelly Creedon tells DN about the experience of documenting the life of triple threat, 15 year old actor, singer and comedian Courvosier ‘Vosiey’ Cox.

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Kelsey Boncato Makes the Digital Physical in idesia’s Ethereal Animated Music Video ‘Ain’t Over’

Animation, Music

4th September, 2017

DN speaks to Kelsey Boncato about using multiple physical techniques in collaboration with idesia for their ethereal non-music video.

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A Couple Attempt to Escape a Malevolent Unseen Enemy in Alex Cook’s Unsettling Music Video ‘Dangerous’

Music

1st September, 2017

Alex Cook shares how he and his crew faced down a mountain rattlesnake in order to complete his dark allegorical music video for Son Lux track 'Dangerous'.

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An Independent Musician Forges His Own Creative Path in Jay Salbert’s Intimate Profile Doc ‘AlanMichael’

Documentary, Music

30th August, 2017

Jay Salbert’s artful portrait doc intimately captures the self-determination of a singer putting in the unseen work to accomplish his lifelong goal.

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Steve Martin gets the Green Screen Treatment in Brian Petchers ‘Caroline’ Music Video

Music

25th August, 2017

With Steve Martin, Bill Hader and Cecily Strong in front of the camera, we discuss the pressure of shooting celebrities, green screen and miniature sets

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Ivan Olita Documents the Arduous Path to Spiritual Enlightenment of the Tendai Monks in ‘The 1000 Days’

Documentary

2nd August, 2017

Meet the monks who achieve spiritual enlightenment through 1000 days of endurance running in Ivan Olita's arresting documentary.

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Joris Debeij’s Insightful Documentary Series Unearths the True Stories of Captivating Angelenos

Documentary

25th July, 2017

Joris Debeij's discusses his ongoing insightful documentary series which unearths the captivating lives of fascinating Angelenos.

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Michael Priestley & Christian O’Keefe Express the Pain of Growing Apart in Intimate Music Video ‘Space’

Music

21st July, 2017

DN speaks to Michael Priestley & Christian O'Keefe about shooting in the desert for Gracie Gray's evocative music video of emotional closure.

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