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Alex Vivian Shines a Light on Rising Hong Kong Female Basketball Star Cheuk Ting in ‘Emergence’

Documentary

23rd January, 2019

DN speaks to Alex Vivian about growing up in Hong Kong, not conforming to the traditional documentary formula, and using colour in short doc 'Emergence'.

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Sivan Talmor: Sad Heart

Animation, Asides

23rd January, 2019

The ever impressive Karni&Saul send a woman out on an emotional journey along a sound wave in their animated music video for Sivan Talmor’s 'Sad Heart'.

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A Teenage Girl Uses Her Newfound Superpower to Steal Her High School Crush’s Virginity in Andrew Wonder’s ‘Whipped’

Live Action, Premiere

22nd January, 2019

Andrew Wonder takes DN behind the scenes of 'Whipped' - the story of a teenage girl who uses her superpower to steal her high school crush’s virginity.

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Colin Read Flips the Misogynistic Dynamic of Objectification on Its Head in Alice Phoebe Lou’s ‘Skin Crawl’

Music

22nd January, 2019

Colin Read shares how he turned the tables on the misogynistic dynamic of objectification in his playful music video for Alice Phoebe Lou’s 'Skin Crawl'.

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Mindless Crowd

Art & Fashion, Asides

22nd January, 2019

Jacco Kliesch examines the patterns humans have stamped on the surface of planet earth and asks what it’s all for in aerial short 'Mindless Crowd'.

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Ainhoa Rodríguez Captures the Sensuality of an Elderly Woman’s Erotic Fantasy in ‘Fade’

Music, Premiere

21st January, 2019

Ainhoa Rodríguez talks to DN about challenging the taboos around the depiction of sexual desire in elderly women in her sensual music video for Chloé Bird

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Cubed

Animation, Asides

21st January, 2019

A man with a Rubik’s Cube head who finds himself out of sync with his peers struggles to connect in Xue Enge’s final year grad short 'Cubed'.

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Amyra Leon & Renee Mao Collaborate on Original Film and Poem ‘The Sound of Drowning’

Art & Fashion, Music

18th January, 2019

Renee Mao tells DN how she crafted an abstract yet emotionally authentic reflection of Amyra Leon's artistic voice in 'The Sound of Drowning'.

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Cell Watch Strip Cell

Art & Fashion, Asides, Live Action

18th January, 2019

Jane Morledge's 'Cell Watch Strip Cell' adapts Susannah Nevison’s poem into a powerful exploration of the debilitating effects of solitary confinement.

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Discover How a Love for Natural Textures Led Emily Scaife to Create RCA Animation ‘Attraction’

Animation

17th January, 2019

Inspired by the textures in nature she'd been photographing Emily Scaife's 'Attraction' invites its viewers into the intricate world of insect attraction.

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An Interview with Vimeo’s Best Staff Pick Directors of 2018

Animation, Art & Fashion, Documentary, Live Action, Music

17th January, 2019

DN talks to Vimeo's Best Staff Pick Directors of 2018 about the origins, artistic inspirations and creative approaches behind their award-winning work.

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Food Porn

Animation, Asides

17th January, 2019

15 UK students flex their filth muscles in Seed Animation Studio’s collaborative short 'Food Porn' - a scandalous collection of saucy animated scenes.

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