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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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DN Speaks to the 7 Best Vimeo 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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A Transgender Woman’s Identity is Veiled & Her Freedom Consumed in Rati Tsiteladze’s ‘Prisoner of Society’

Documentary

16th January, 2019

Rati Tsiteladze exposes the discrimination faced by Georgia's LGBTQ+ citizens & its devastating effects on a family in documentary 'Prisoner of Society'.

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Gloom // Bloom

Art & Fashion, Asides

16th January, 2019

Etienne Perrone journeys through the end days in a hypnotic mix of urban and landscape cinematography in experimental short 'Gloom // Bloom'.

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Leo Pfeifer Explores What Happens When a Career Drummer Can No Longer Keep the Beat in Doc ‘Lost Time’

Documentary, Music, Premiere

15th January, 2019

Leo Pfeifer talks to DN about 'Lost Time', his intimate reflective documentary about what happens when a career drummer can no longer keep the beat.

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Play Boys

Animation, Asides

15th January, 2019

Vincent Lynen whiles away some idle time in the company of macho men, guns, cars, motorcycles & hot girls in his chain reaction grad short 'Play Boys'.

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A Bollywood Wedding Dance Unlocks a Woman’s Superpowers in Patrick Muhlberger’s Sci-Fi Comedy ‘The Katy Universe’

Live Action

14th January, 2019

DN discovers how Patrick Muhlberger unlocked a woman's inner superpowers through a Bollywood wedding dance in sci-fi comedy short 'The Katy Universe'.

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Heather Colbert Looks to “Enhance the Feeling of Magic” by Combining Animation Techniques in ‘How Have You Been?’

Animation, Music

14th January, 2019

Rising star of stop-motion Heather Colbert returns to Directors Notes to discuss her animated music video for Tom Rosenthal track 'How Have You Been?'

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Ursine Vulpine & Annaca: Solace

Asides, Live Action

14th January, 2019

Director/Composer Frederick Lloyd builds an epic teaser for the forthcoming EP from his alter ego Ursine Vulpine & singer/songwriter Annaca in 'Solace'.

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