Live Action, Premiere
24th September, 2021
Tsubasa Matsumoto explains how he composited the lofty ideas of his expansive drama 'Prelude' specifically for the big screen experience.
23rd September, 2021
Nicolaas Schmidt reveals how he combined irony with romance to excellent effect in the static yet constantly moving minimalist film 'FIRST TIME'.
22nd September, 2021
Fatty Soprano & Shutterr talk through the technical know-how behind the alluring, hazy cinematography of their social media questioning drama 'Dimanche'.
21st September, 2021
Fraser Scott describes how he worked with actor Michael Ahomka-Lindsay to create the tender central performance of his monologue drama short 'Fart Car'.
20th September, 2021
We asked director Stanley Sievers to explain how he achieved the impressive throwback stylisation of his short slacker comedy 'Samurai Sword'.
17th September, 2021
Zillah Bowes discusses working with non-professionals, creating panoramas & getting inside her character's head in Welsh countryside-set drama 'Staying'.
16th September, 2021
Brock Newman takes us through crafting a gothic fantasy asylum populated with multiple versions of artist Lael in his & Shamlo Faek's creepy promo 'Crazy'.
15th September, 2021
Robin Summons details the in-depth domestic abuse research and technical camera work which empathically frame's the victim's perspective in 'Occupation'.
14th September, 2021
Directing duo Vira-Lata talk to us about utilising the gritty feeling of authenticity lent by expired 16mm stock in their sensorial Terno Rei music video.
13th September, 2021
Marco Fontan digs into the technical benefits of 3D animation software Houdini and how it allowed him to sculpt his mesmerising music video for Kinkajous.
Film Festival, Live Action
9th September, 2021
Bryce Richardson chats to DN about combining East and West in his debut drama feature, a film rooted in a spirit of collaboration and improvisation.
8th September, 2021
DN narrows down the impressive 150 film lineup streaming at Encounters Film Festival 2021 this year into a list of ten recommended must-sees.
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