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A Trip to the Dentist Culminates with a Very Happy Ending in Rosco 5’s Random Acts Short ‘Open Wide’

Live Action

19th July, 2019

Rosco 5 share how they made some tweaks to the dental experience which guarantee you leave the surgery very relaxed in their Random Acts short 'Open Wide'

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Ivan Olita Ventures into the Mythical Heart of the World’s Largest Salt Flat in ‘Tears of the Mountain’

Documentary

11th July, 2019

Ivan Olita explains how his fascination with creation stories drew him to make a film in the Uyuni Salt Flats, a place of myth, beauty & enviable energy.

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An Android Yearns for the Warm Embrace of Humanity in Jordan Parrott’s Sci-Fi Music Video ‘Coming up for Air’

Music

11th July, 2019

Cinematographer Jordan Parrott talks to DN about scratching his directorial itch for the transfixing sci-fi tale of an android who yearns to become human.

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David Findlay Explores the Nexus of Gabe ‘Nandez’s Malian Heritage & Daily Reality in Performance Promo ‘I.D.’

Music

10th July, 2019

David Findlay explains how he used emblems of African culture to explore the nexus between Gabe ‘Nandez’s heritage & his daily reality in 'I.D.'.

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Dumas Haddad Challenges the Societal Stereotypes of Black Male Parenting in Powerful Doc Short ‘Fathers’

Documentary

4th July, 2019

Dumas Haddad discusses the creation of 'Fathers', an insightful documentary look into the emotional and spiritual lives of a group of young black fathers.

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Karni&Saul Pay Tribute to the Duality of Human Existence in Fantasy Dance Music Video ‘The problems aren’t us’

Animation, Music

3rd July, 2019

Karni&Saul share how they combined dance, animation and nature for a silent rave to the gods of creativity in 'The problems aren’t us'.

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Vira-Lata Embrace an Unstable World in Marrakesh Dance Music Video ‘Defectively’

Music

2nd July, 2019

Director duo Vira-Lata discuss building wells from scratch & shooting on 35mm, despite the fact they had "never even touched a film camera" before.

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Traditional Inuit Culture Meets Techno-Futurism in Alessandra Leone’s Audio-Visual Explosion ‘Inouï (and free)’

Animation, Music

28th June, 2019

Alessandra Leone tells DN how she partnered with Andreas Barden to create Zoë Mc Pherson's enthralling 3D looping music video 'Inouï (and free)'.

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Kurt Schneider Pens a Love Letter to Creative Anxiety in Experimental Short ‘Thoroughbred’

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'.

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Andree Ljutica Introduces Us to ‘Jane Love’ a Motorcycle Obsessed Young Woman Who Left Convention in the Dust

Documentary

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.

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Morgan Saint Laments the Pain of Destructive Love in Griffin Stoddard’s Mournful ‘God Bless Our Souls’

Music, Premiere

12th June, 2019

Director Griffin Stoddard joins DN to discuss the director's cut of his mournful music video for singer-songwriter Morgan Saint's 'God Bless Our Souls'.

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Hirakish Terrorises Late Night LA in the Name of Love in Andre Bato’s Darkly Melodramatic Music Video ‘Beautiful’

Music

7th June, 2019

Dir. Andre Bato provides insight into the creative process behind his gratifyingly dark yet comedic music video love story for Hirakish track 'Beautiful'.

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