Péter Vácz Discusses Making the Jump From Animation to Live Action Filmmaking in Playful Short ‘Pillowface’

Live Action

23rd October, 2018

DN catches up with Péter Vácz to discover how he made the jump from animation to live action filmmaking in his playful hotel room short 'Pillowface'.

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Mohammed Hammad Explores the Influence of Police Intervention on Native American Lives in ‘American Arithmetic’

Art & Fashion, Documentary, Premiere

22nd October, 2018

DN talks to Mohammed Hammad about his intimate look at a community of Native American organizers reclaiming land & culture in the face of police violence.

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Derby Kiss

Asides, Documentary

22nd October, 2018

Fanny Hoetzeneder celebrates the beautiful and brutal nature of the London Rollergirls' battle bruises in empowering Random Acts doc short 'Derby Kiss'.

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A Woman Loses Herself in the Memory of Her Past Lover in Lexi Kiddo’s Sci-Fi Music Video ‘Cloud Party’

Music

19th October, 2018

Lexi Kiddo shares why he went analogue for the tech in his sci-fi story of a woman who can relive vivid moments with her past lover in 'Cloud Party'.

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Lorenz Wunderle Weaves a Violent Psychedelic Tale of Pain, Loss & Vengeance in ‘Coyote’

Animation, Film Festival

18th October, 2018

DN speaks to Swiss filmmaker Lorenz Wunderle about using animation to explore loss & the savagery of violence in his psychedelic vengeance short 'Coyote'.

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A Dead Body Forces Co-Workers to Contemplate Life & Death in Shalini Adnani’s Darkly Comic ‘Something More Banal’

Live Action, Premiere

17th October, 2018

DN speaks to writer/director Shalini Adnani about turning the bizarre ways we react to death into existential black comedy short 'Something More Banal'.

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Life in Vertical

Animation, Asides

17th October, 2018

Motion design studio Parallel reformat the world to match the ever present vertical frame in playful Instagram Creators animation 'Life in Vertical'.

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A Triangular Relationship Unfolds Amongst the Raw Power of the Elements in Harun Güler’s ‘Wide’

Music

16th October, 2018

Harun Güler turns his slow motion focus to Ah! Kosmos track 'Wide' exploring the potency of the elements & the relationship between a triad of individuals

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Arthur Valverde Ventures Into the Pulsating Heart of Berlin’s Techno Community in ‘Rave’

Art & Fashion, Documentary, Music, Premiere

16th October, 2018

A girl takes a contemplative journey into the pulsating heart of Berlin's techno community in Arthur Valverde's doc collaboration with Nakt 'Rave'.

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Directors Notes is Now Open for Submissions!

News

15th October, 2018

Finally! Directors Notes is now open for submissions. Send us your films (short or feature length) and we vow to get back to you within 7-days.

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Charlotte Regan Explores the Father/Son Relationship in B&W Short ‘Dodgy Dave’

Film Festival, Live Action

15th October, 2018

London-based writer/director Charlotte Regan joins us to discuss how the parental relationships of friends & family inspired her LFF short 'Dodgy Dave'.

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Rob Savage Delivers Unrelenting Action & Adrenaline with Micro-Horror ‘Salt’

Film Festival, Live Action

12th October, 2018

Director Rob Savage joins us to discuss working with Alice Lowe and staying one step ahead of his audience with Micro-Horror 'Salt'.

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