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WeAreDN // Lockdown: Eye for an Eye

Animation, Film Festival, Live Action

31st May, 2020

Embrace the siren call to vengeance with a WeAreDN // Lockdown collection which leans into our primal desire to even the score & claim an 'Eye for an Eye'.

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Colin Read’s ‘The Midas Hat’ Showcases the Magic of Match Cuts

Live Action

29th May, 2020

The myth of the Midas Touch is wonderfully repurposed in Colin Read's playful collaboration with experimental Falcon Bowse hat designer Brian Downey.

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Karni&Saul Curate a Muybridge-Esque Evolving Music Video in Isolation for Micah P. Hinson’s ‘You and Me’

Music

28th May, 2020

Karni&Saul tell DN how they reconnected with our collective humanness in their lockdown-based dance music video for Micah P Hinson's 'You and Me'.

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Ethan Godel Imagines a World Where Romantic Conversation Is a Paid for Service in Sci-Fi Comedy ‘Vessel’

Live Action, Premiere

27th May, 2020

Ethan Godel talks creating the vision of an alternate present through purposefully archaic production design for sci-fi comedy dating short 'Vessel'.

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Eli Powers Contemplates the Power of Miracles in Unexpected Places in Metaphysical Short ‘Holy Moses’

Live Action

26th May, 2020

Eli Powers joins us with 'Holy Moses', his absurdist tale about miracles and what happens when ordinary people come face to face with the extraordinary.

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Jonas Ulrich Imbues the Swiss Alps With an Overwhelming Sense of Paranoia in Icy Thriller ‘Thin Air’

Live Action

25th May, 2020

Jonas Ulrich tells DN about the practical challenges of creating the paranoia needed for his Kubrick-influenced, Swiss Alps set thriller 'Thin Air'.

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WeAreDN // Lockdown: It’s a Date

Animation, Film Festival, Live Action

24th May, 2020

This week our WeAreDN // Lockdown shorts bring alive the world of dating and the unpredictable situations which can arise when we put ourselves out there.

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Helki Frantzen’s ‘L.A. Roll’ Celebrates the Undervalued Culture of Roller Skating Discos in Los Angeles

Documentary

22nd May, 2020

Helki Frantzen's 'L.A. Roll' doc follows a group of roller skate enthusiasts battling the forces of gentrification as they search for a rink to call home.

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Mack Neaton Takes Down a Troublesome Ex With a Fantastical Feast in Neon-Infused Music Video ‘Spare Me’

Music

21st May, 2020

Mack Neaton explains how live-action, animation, VFX and painstaking art direction came together for her neon-infused music video debut 'Spare Me'.

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Lost Memories of an Old Dog Become Immortalised in Jonah Primiano’s Animation ‘Driftless’

Animation, Premiere

20th May, 2020

Jonah Primiano walks DN through the instinctual process behind 'Driftless' his non-linear minimalist tome that repurposes footage of a beloved pet.

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Erin Murray on the Challenges of Choreographing via Zoom for Thao & The Get Down Stay Down’s ‘Phenom’

Music

19th May, 2020

After the physical shoot for Thao & The Get Down Stay Down's 'Phenom' was cancelled Erin S Murray was tasked with recreating the video via Zoom...

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A Group of Vagabond Girls Run Wild in the Outback of Toby Morris’ Dystopian Sci-Fi ‘Cooee’

Live Action

18th May, 2020

Toby Morris tells DN how he fostered a sense of community on the set of 'Cooee' his proof-of-concept sci-fi set in a dystopian vision of South Australia.

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