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An Isolated Young Man’s Conspiracy Theories Push Him into the Darkness of Radicalism in Julian Tuna’s ‘Joy’

Music, Premiere

20th March, 2019

Julian Tuna's disturbingly relevant music video 'Joy' depicts how the conspiracy theories of an isolated young man push him further into radicalism.

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Elephant Gym: Underwater

Animation, Asides, Music

20th March, 2019

Li Guan Jie and Chen Zhong Wei animate an absolutely transfixing journey of self in their bath time music video for Elephant Gym track 'Underwater'.

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Paul Stein Checks into a Motel Where a Group of Strangers Try to Escape Their Minds in Dark Promo...

Music

19th March, 2019

Paul Stein tells DN how a concept for a failed love story morphed into a dark exploration of trapped ideas and inspiration in music video 'Hollow Body'.

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BFI Flare London LGBTQ+ Film Festival 2019: Sign of the Times

Film Festival

19th March, 2019

DN looks ahead to this year's BFI Flare festival, assessing the selection of works being presented and offering suggestions of what to watch.

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Elena Petitti Di Roreto Raises the Global Warming Panic Level With Vogue Italia Horror Short ‘Let it Pour’

Live Action

18th March, 2019

Elena Petitti di Roreto tells DN why she felt compelled to convey the danger of global warming within the frame of a horror short in 'Let it Pour'.

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The Deep End

Animation, Asides

18th March, 2019

Elise Augarten’s The Deep End is the charming hand-drawn story of a little girl who gets lost between the locker room and the deep end of a swimming pool.

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Emily Elizabeth Thomas Tackles Southern Gun Violence With a Twist in ‘Lola: Girl Got A Gun’

Live Action

15th March, 2019

DN speaks with Emily Elizabeth Thomas who discusses her approach to armed violence on screen, working with child actors and creating a Texas-set trilogy.

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Charlie Watts on Making Every Second Count in His Multi-Layered One-Shot Micro Short ‘Under’

Live Action

15th March, 2019

Charlie Watts discusses ratcheting up the tension in his 77 second, one-shot micro-short ‘Under’ - the story of four individuals under one bridge.

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Mackenzie Sheppard Gets in the Mindset of an Alien to Sell Our Planet in His ‘Visit Earth’ Web Series

Live Action

14th March, 2019

Mackenzie Sheppard returns to DN to discuss 'VISIT EARTH' - a series designed to "sell" planet Earth to intergalactic tourists.

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A Young Woman Tries to Find Harmony Between Her Past & Future Selves in Clément Oberto’s ‘Unacceptable Behavior’

Live Action

14th March, 2019

Clément Oberto discusses 'Unacceptable Behavior' his portrait of a young woman trying to find harmony in the balance between childhood and adulthood.

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Hayden Thorpe Finds Alignment in the Story of Self in Crowns & Owls’ Beguiling ‘Diviner’ Music Video

Music

13th March, 2019

A beguiling mix of digital and analogue mediums, Crowns & Owls share how they channelled a feeling of allegorical storytelling into music video 'Diviner'.

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A Bodybuilder Falls Under the Spell of a Financial Dominatrix in Hunt Beaty’s Modern Kink Short ‘Pay Pig’

Live Action

12th March, 2019

DN speaks to director Hunt Beaty about finding inspiration in the vast world of internet powered fetishes for his financial domination short 'Pay Pig'.

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