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Niels Windfeldt Glimpses Humanity’s Future Amidst the Remnants of a Sunken Village in ‘Rising Water’

Art & Fashion

19th August, 2019

Niels Windfeldt reveals how meticulous planning gave way to the harsh realities of freezing underwater filming in his experimental short 'Rising Water'.

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Gianluca Minucci Embarks on a Metaphysical Journey Through the Seasons of Life in ‘Ultrafiche of You’

Music

16th August, 2019

Discover how the "snow burrito" became an essential environmental SFX tool in the creation of Gianluca Minucci's Com Truise music video 'Ultrafiche of

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Matt Cascella Envisages the Life Cycle of a Mattress in his Comedy Short ‘Beds’

Live Action, Premiere

15th August, 2019

Brooklyn-based director Matt Cascella tells DN how he maintained a consistent tone throughout the vignettes of his lifecycle of a mattress short 'Beds'.

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Artemy Ortus Celebrates the Strength of the Female Spirit in Fierce Exaltation Short ‘In Women We Trust’

Live Action

15th August, 2019

Moscow director Artemy Ortus reveals how he marshalled resources for whistle-stop New York production 'In Women We Trust' - a celebration of female power.

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A Lesbian Couple Ride the Intoxicating Roller Coaster of Romance in Kevork Aslanyan’s ‘Tell Me’

Music

14th August, 2019

Director Kevork Aslanyan & Producer Luzius Fischer share how they amalgamated their favourite Bulgarian & Swiss talent for music video Tell Me.

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Barret Bowman Turns Stomachs with the Most Disgusting Games Night of All Time in Gross-Out Comedy ‘Baby Bird’

Live Action, Premiere

13th August, 2019

Barret Bowman tells DN how he created the practical effects used for his gross-out comedy 'Baby Bird', a short about a games night that goes much too far.

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The Sacred Dances & Sketchbook Drawings Behind Lottie Kingslake’s Rhythmic RCA Short ‘So I Danced Again’

Animation, Premiere

12th August, 2019

Animator Lottie Kingslake joins us to discuss how YouTube videos of a dance practiced by followers of mystic Gurdjieff led to her own creative journey.

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Dan Sadgrove Captures an Ancestral Horse Race Born from Legend in Doc Short ‘S’Ardia é S’Ardia’

Documentary

9th August, 2019

Dan Sadgrove explains how despite solo shooting & navigating a language barrier he was able to capture a thrilling ancestral horse race born from legend.

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Carlos Asse Pens a Love Letter to the Rewards & Sacrifices of Creative Life in ‘Dark at Sea’

Art & Fashion

8th August, 2019

Carlos Asse reveals how technical challenges on his 35mm shoot echoed the themes of creative struggle depicted in unsettling dance short 'Dark at Sea'.

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Oleg Trofim Shakes off the Shadow of Fear to Face down the Spectre of Death in ‘Wherever You Are’

Music

7th August, 2019

DN talks to Oleg Trofim about reframing the spectre of death in his exalted celebration of the inevitable for Synecdoche Montauk's 'Wherever You Are'.

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How Kristian Mercado Figueroa Took a Wild Audiovisual Journey into the Creation Process of Billie Eilish

Live Action

6th August, 2019

Kristian Mercado Figueroa reveals how he melded an organic approach with a push it till it breaks mentality to dig into Billie Eilish's creative process.

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A Solo Park Run Escalates into a Battle of One-Upmanship in Mariia Ponomarova’s ‘Ardea’

Live Action, Premiere

5th August, 2019

Mariia Ponomarova joins DN for the premiere 'Ardea' - the story of a gentle park run which quickly escalates into a competitive battle of one-upmanship.

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