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How Fraternal Filmmakers Bill and Turner Ross Made Their Documentary Breakthrough With ‘45365’

Documentary

1st May, 2017

We go back to where it all began for documentary duo Bill and Turner Ross by revisiting our interview for their debut feature about small town America.

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Branden Kramer’s ‘Collision’ Sets the Emotional Fallout of a Love Triangle in Motion

Music

28th April, 2017

Writer/Director Branden Kramer shares how he navigated weather, permits and tight deadlines for his choreographed love triangle dance short.

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The Hidden Craft of the Foley Artist Takes Centre Stage in Jeremy S. Collins’ Music Video ‘Between Leos’

Music

24th April, 2017

Jeremy S. Collins places the crucial, but hidden talents of the foley artist front & centre in his layered behind the scenes music video for Small Black.

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John Morena Dispatches Social Commentary Through Innovative Tongue in Cheek Micro-Film Series ‘Area 52’

Animation, Art & Fashion

21st April, 2017

DN talks to innovative experimental filmmaker John Morena, about his uncompromising, weekly animated micro-film series 'Area 52'.

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A High School Basketball Prospect Fights to Get Back to the Top in Tanner Jarman’s ‘High Hoops’

Live Action

18th April, 2017

Tanner Jarman imparts the lessons he learned the hard way when bringing his sports drama about shrinking opportunities & the pressure to succeed to screen.

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The Highs & Lows of Drone Filmmaking with Director Paul Trillo

Live Action

11th April, 2017

Director Paul Trillo joins us to discuss the challenges of shooting his 10-minute "one-take" short 'At The End Of The Cul-de-Sac' entirely on a drone

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Adapt or Die – A Daily Newspaper Embraces Its Digital Future in James Kicklighter’s ‘Digital Edition’

Documentary

10th April, 2017

James Kicklighter documents how The Atlanta Journal-Constitution paper has reformed itself to embrace the digital tools that better serve its audience.

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Matt Wolf’s ‘Bayard & Me’ Tells How Intergenerational Gay Adoption Became a Tool of Civil Rights Activism

Documentary

6th April, 2017

"Acts of resistance can unfold behind closed doors in private forms of rebellion." Matt Wolf speaks to DN about Bayard Rustin and subversive LGBT activism.

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Iqbal Ahmed Escapes the Mundanity of Work in Magical Realism Dance Short ‘Weave’

Art & Fashion

4th April, 2017

Iqbal Ahmed explains how inspiration born from an intriguing location spurred him to take a creative leap into the dance arena for his new short film.

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Ross Haines Looks Back at 30 Years of Custom Guitar Nirvana in Fender Documentary ‘The Dream Factory’

Documentary, Music

4th April, 2017

Ross Haines tells DN how he navigated the 30 year history of one offs & special edition guitars created by Fender's legendary Custom Shop Master Builders.

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A Sexy Maid for Hire’s Unwelcome Revelation Sends Her Down the Rabbit Hole in Pope’s ‘Night of Natalie’

Live Action

31st March, 2017

Pope puts a disquieting spin on her own personal experiences in a new short where a secret endangers a relationship & reality becomes unsettlingly elastic.

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Daniel Sorochkin Demonstrates How Not to Propose in Awkward Comedy Short ‘Check Please’

Live Action

27th March, 2017

Daniel Sorochkin tells DN how he kept things visually interesting and awkwardly funny in his marriage proposal gone wrong comedy of errors short.

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