USA Tag Archive

Animated Series ‘The Sentinel’ Hopes to Hook an Audience with its Epic Adventures

Animation

2nd August, 2016

Filmmakers Adam Floeck and Nate Swinehart join us to discuss animated series 'The Sentinel' as they aim to secure funding for their epic animated...

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When Time Stops on Set – Benjamin Roberds Battles Production Disaster on his Trainbound StarBenders’ Promo

Music

29th July, 2016

“I needed that dolly to work for this music video to work.” A memoir on the making of Starbenders' ‘Time Stops’ music video by Benjamin Roberds...

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Carlos Lopez Estrada Captures Consuming Heartbreak in his Cyclical Kari Faux Music Video

Music

27th July, 2016

Returning to Director Notes for what might be a record 5th time, Carlos Lopez Estrada discusses his latest cyclical, set-changing music video...

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Director Henry Kaplan talks Zombie Krump, European Electronica & Camera Choices for Music Video ‘We Together’

Music

25th July, 2016

Director Henry Kaplan joins us to discuss undead choreography, camera choices & the struggle to find post-apocalyptic locations for his music video...

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Jim Cummings‘ single continuous take short Thunder Road has been blowing up the festival scene and even received support from The Boss when Cummings wrote an open letter to Springsteen requesting music rights for the online release. Seconds into the film, it’s clear that praise is well placed – you’ve never seen grief expressed quite like this before.

Riding the Line Between Documentary & Music Video in John Merizalde’s Hybrid Roller Rink Short ‘Cascade’

Documentary, Music

18th July, 2016

DN caught up with John Merizalde to discover how he went about immortalising Atlanta roller rink Cascade in his documentary meets music video for SG Lewis...

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Jessica Oreck puts her paper craft skills to charming using in How the Bra was Invented, the launch episode for TED-Ed’s new ongoing Moments of Vision series.

Ryan Moody Chronicles the Lives of School Shooting Victims in his Powerful Nonpartisan Short ‘Obituaries‘

Live Action

23rd June, 2016

DN speaks to Director Ryan Moody about reframing the focus of mass shootings to the lives of the victims and those they leave behind in his new short...

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Noah Malone Experiences a Crisis of Conscience in Foot Sucking Short ‘Help! Dying!’

Animation

17th June, 2016

Noah Malone discusses the strange mix of self love, selfless acts and podophilia that make up his new animated short ‘Help! Dying!’....

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Nate Milton Taps into the Cathartic Release of Animation in his Duo of Shorts ‘Feelings’ & ‘Delusions’

Animation

25th May, 2016

“I have some pretty freaky dreams when I'm manic. These are some of those dreams.” Nate Milton shares the cathartic creation of his animated shorts...

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Brendan Beachman Finds Dirt, Greed and Destiny in the Desert in Dark Satirical Comedy ‘Intersection’

Live Action

18th May, 2016

Director Brendan Beachman discusses creating surprise desert explosions and avoiding ant casualties on his darkly satirical new short ‘Intersection.’...

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China’s Leftover Women are Finally Heard in Floyd Russ’ Emotional ‘Marriage Market’ Docu-Takeover

Documentary

9th May, 2016

Floyd Russ returns to DN to discuss how he brought Chinese daughters and parents together for his heartbreakingly emotive documentary ‘Marriage...

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