USA Tag Archive

Repression and Secret Desires Collide in Peter Edlund’s Poignant Music Video Short ‘Chase the Clouds’

Music

14th April, 2016

Director Peter Edlund shares how he used Erik Blood's ‘Chase the Clouds’ as the musical and emotional foundation for his powerful tale of repression...

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Kurtis Hough Sculpts the Landscape of Dreamworlds in Geometric Geology Short ‘Painted Hills’

Art & Fashion

6th April, 2016

Bringing his geology trilogy to a close Kurtis Hough returns to DN with ‘Painted Hills’ - a sculptural and painterly look at the geometry of geology....

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Mischief Managed in Justin Zagri’s Harry Potter Fan Film ‘Severus Snape and the Marauders’

Live Action

28th March, 2016

With one multi-million viewed fan film under his belt, director Justin Zagri tells DN how he upped the game for his second entry into the world of Harry...

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Fashion & Intrigue Take Centre Stage in Stewart Maclennan’s Suspense Short ‘Topanga’

Art & Fashion

16th March, 2016

Director Stewart Maclennan takes DN through the narrative role of costume and props in his sublimely styled fashion film 'Topanga'....

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Love, Loss, & Freak Dancing – Patrick Muhlberger Brings the Stylised Moves in Short Film ‘Pop Music’

Live Action

14th March, 2016

“I really like mixing sadness and comedy and absurdity and style into a story.” Director Patrick Muhlberger shares how he made ‘Pop Music’, his...

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Sam Griffith & Hannah Thrower Build a Rich Animated Tapestry for Courtney Marie Andrews’ ‘Woman of Many Colors’

Animation, Music

7th March, 2016

Director Sam Griffith tells DN how he and artist Hannah Thrower weaved a rich tapestry of animation for Courtney Marie Andrews' ‘Woman of Many Colors’...

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“3,000 times a day for two weeks” – Nathan Johnson on the Painstaking Push Pin Animation of ‘Change is...

Animation, Music

29th February, 2016

Director Nathan Johnson invited DN to dig into the hazards of flying pins and sore fingers he faced during the creation of his mind-boggling stop motion...

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Denny Wong Hopes You’ll ‘Stay Awhile’ as he Explores Love in an Age of Fleeting Connections

Live Action

25th February, 2016

Calendrical short ‘Stay Awhile’ charts the progression of a relationship between two strangers who decide to spend a month together. We discuss the...

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Vince Staples Rises Above in David M. Herman’s Anti-Gravity Music Video ‘Lift Me Up’

Music

10th February, 2016

Director David M. Helman reveals how he took Vince Staples to an elevated state in 'Lift Me Up'. ...

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Samurias Battle Demons in the War-Torn World of ‘AIKO’ – an Animated Trailer by Evan Viera

Animation

8th February, 2016

Director Evan Viera joins us to talk about his teaser-trailer for animated series AIKO - A blend of classic samurai narrative meets apocalyptic...

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Sam Griffith & Alex LeGolvan Marry High-Speed Photography & Conceptual Art in ‘Trashman’

Art & Fashion, Music

26th January, 2016

Sam Griffith reveals how he and co-director Alex LeGolvan exceeded creative and budgetary limitations for their gravity defying conceptual music video,...

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Floyd Russ Charts the Disturbing True Life Ordeal of a Sex Trafficking Survivor in ‘Crazy Heart’

Music

14th December, 2015

DN invited Director Floyd Russ to share how he brought the harrowing story of Jennifer Kempton’s experiences as a sex trafficking survivor to screen in...

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