21st November, 2019
Ryan Dickie tells DN about how cutting back on his resources lead to stronger creative breakthroughs for his proof-of-concept stoner comedy 'Montana, GA'.
Lado Kvataniya visits a post-Soviet purgatory where lost souls gather for a mystical ritual-transition in surreal music video 'The Untitled'.
20th November, 2019
NFTS grad Terri Matthews joins us to discuss how "the chance to animate some swinging ballsacks" helped attract animators to work on her short film.
19th November, 2019
Matt Kazman shares how his morbidly funny swipe at the 1% 'Father Figurine' was inspired the first family & helped along by a mould of an old man’s head.
Amanda Lago uses nuanced choreography to explore our struggles for self-acceptance in a world of mass self-curation in dance music video 'Fucking Down'.
Live Action, Premiere
18th November, 2019
Charles Pieper talks to DN about working with legendary effects artist Gabe Bartalos to create the creature for fantastical horror short 'Malacostraca'.
Film Festival, Live Action, Podcasts
16th November, 2019
Svetla Tsotsorkova joins DN to discuss her drama feature 'Sister' the story of a compulsive liar whose fanciful stories threaten to tear her family apart.
15th November, 2019
Arnaldo Iñigo explores our need to reconcile with the purpose of life in the senseless face of overwhelming grief in 'Absence'.
13th November, 2019
In his joyous dance comedy short 'Sweater' Nick Borenstein reminds us that sometimes all we need to our groove back is a small act of kindness.
Meredith Hama-Brown reveals the pivotal role light played in conveying the shifting tones of her surreal journey to the afterlife in 'And, We Disappear'.
12th November, 2019
When the past merges with the present, two half brothers get a last chance to say goodbye in Jon Olav Stokke's fractious family drama 'Our Father's Cabin'.
11th November, 2019
Lado Kvataniya unleashes an onslaught of performance, animation and projection mapping for Noize MC’s commemoration of Russia’s literary heritage.
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