USA Tag Archive

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

Documentary

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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How to Get a Vimeo Staff Pick – Head Curator Sam Morrill Provides Insight into the Curation Process

Article, Live Action

12th July, 2017

Director of Curation Sam Morrill takes DN through the Vimeo curation team's process of finding and selecting Staff Pick films.

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Ethan Shaftel Guides Us Through VR Filmmaking on an Indie Budget in Tribeca Short ‘Extravaganza’

Animation

3rd July, 2017

Ethan Shaftel discusses mixing 3D animation & live action to challenge the concept of VR as an empathy machine in his story of an off-color puppet show.

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Josh Yates Explores Musical Irreality in Glitchy Fever Dream Music Video ‘Run’

Music

26th June, 2017

Director Josh Yates takes us on a glitch infected, discontinuity ride into delusive fever dreams in his new music video for Premeir Jones.

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Zach Wechter Transforms Obsessive-Compulsive Neurosis Into a Delightfully Tall Tale in ‘This Table’

Live Action

22nd June, 2017

Zach Wechter explains how a decade long friendship with his writing partner and death anxiety led to his cleverly nested tall tale of a short.

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Jon Boogz & Sol Guy Tackle Issues of US Mass Incarceration & Racial Inequality in ‘Am I a Man?’

Art & Fashion, Documentary

19th June, 2017

Jon Boogz and Sol Guy shine a light on penitentiary inequality and mass incarceration in the US with their innovate Movement Art film.

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Palmer Morse & Matt Mikkelsen Tune into the Disappearing Beauty of Natural Silence in ‘Being Hear’

Documentary

12th June, 2017

Palmer Morse & Matt Mikkelsen follow acoustic ecologist Gordon Hempton as he contemplates the importance of preserving the silences of the natural world.

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A Socially Inept Oddball’s First Shot at Love Misfires in Michael Patten’s Squirm-Inducing ‘BADDOG’

Live Action

8th June, 2017

NYC Director Michael Patten tells DN how he made us squirm with his painfully uncomfortable story of a social inept petty thief and doomed romantic.

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Ellie Wen Sets a Cathartic Process in Motion and Touches Souls in ‘Single Mother Only Daughter’

Documentary

6th June, 2017

Ellie Wen discusses turning the camera on herself and publicly sharing heart-wrenching memories from her troubled childhood in her rawly personal short doc.

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