Art & Fashion, Premiere
24th June, 2019
Andy McCallie tells DN how he used the restrictions of one-shot filmmaking to manifest the power of Chris Robertson's profound ‘Freedom Song' monologue.
Asides, Live Action
Ian Pons Jewell throws us into the thick of the action in 'Further Than Ever' – a kinetic celebration of Chinese female athletes created for Nike.
Art & Fashion
21st June, 2019
Kurt Schneider discusses using creative anxiety as the narrative fuel for his experimental short about the pursuit of perfection, 'Thoroughbred'.
Alfredo Lopez busts out some creepy wax face vibes in Beak>’s disturbing video for 'Life Goes On', the lead track from the band’s new 4 track EP.
20th June, 2019
Directors Notes goes behind the scenes of Pokaz Trio dance film 'Kintsugi' to learn how this captivating ode to the power of destruction came into being.
19th June, 2019
Internet breaking dir. Hannah Lux Davis talks to DN about the creation of 'Nightmare', a female empowerment music video which lands with maximum impact.
18th June, 2019
Andree Ljutica reveals how the unbridled spirit of NY motorcyclist Jane Love inspired and shaped his poetically fluid doc short about female power.
Mackenzie Sheppard's 'Moth' sequel short 'Butterfly' follows a man who finds his reality breaking down as he investigates a mysterious building project…
17th June, 2019
Arsen Arzumanyan joins us to discuss reversing methodologies & breaking mocap suits to create an unusual mythological tale of where birds come from.
14th June, 2019
French animator Julien Piau returns to Directors Notes for a third time, with his latest short 'ENTRE LES ROCHERS' (BETWEEN THE ROCKS).
13th June, 2019
Mari Walker tells DN how revealing personal memories to her cast informed aspects of their performance & understanding of the trans experience.
Animation, Asides, Music
Adrift at sea, a mysterious traveller creates a version of Eden within her own psyche in Alex Moy’s gorgeously animated 'Mothertongue' music video.
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