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Animation

The Journey of Human Existence Is Seen Through the Eyes of AI in Riccardo Fusetti’s Short ‘Generation’

Riccardo Fusetti unpacks the expansive, mind-melting AI-generated imagery of his dazzling rotoscoped journey through human existence.

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Live Action

Kiosa Sukami Examines Portrayals of Black Men in His Contemplative Crime Drama ‘A Letter To Black Men’

Kiosa Sukami dissects the emotional and thematic purpose of the loose, free-flowing camera movements of his compelling crime drama short.

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Film Festival

66th London Film Festival Preview: Bigger and Broader

DN previews the expansive slate of feature films and shorts on display at the UK-wide 2022 edition of the London Film Festival.

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Live Action, Premiere

Arielle Friedman & Lucy Blumenfield Examine the Painful Fallibility of Memory in ‘Immutable Uncertainties’

Arielle Friedman & Lucy Blumenfield talk constructing a non-linear narrative that uses form to reflect their protagonist's relationship with memory.

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Live Action, Premiere

An Unlikely Bond Forms Between a Young Boy and His Neighbour in Emma Miranda Moore’s Stirring Drama ‘Run’

Emma Miranda Moore explains how she adapted to the constraints of filming in lockdown by making a small-scale drama with a big heart.

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Music

Spirits Awaken in an Estranged Crimson World in Hannah Doerr’s Mystical Infrared Music Video ‘RUINS’

Hannah Doerr speaks about the meticulous tests and setup that underpinned the otherworldly infrared look of her Butoh dance music video.

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Art & Fashion

Alexander Ronsdorf Explores the Genesis of the Creative Process in Branded Short ‘White Blank Page’

Alexander Ronsdorf champions the restrictive yet freeing constraints of shooting on film for his dynamic Marshall Headphones branded short.

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Live Action, Premiere

A Mysterious Nurse Collides With a Taxi Driver in Juan Pablo Blanco’s Vivid Film Noir Homage ‘Soy Hombre’

Juan Pablo Blanco reveals how he created the lavish black-and-white with a splash of pink world of his thrilling tribute to 1950s Mexican film noir.

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Live Action

Darryl Foster’s ‘Hard To Reach’ Shows the Spiritual Connection Between a Young Man and His Mentor

Darryl Foster opens up about how he practically managed his time on the set of his directorial debut as both an actor and filmmaker.

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Music

Omer Ben-Shachar Queries the Masked Nature of Identity in Hybrid Claudio Olachea Music Video ‘Down Here’

Omer Ben-Shachar tells DN how he achieved the disturbing tone of his forced persona short through the use of creepy prosthetics and ominous camera angles.

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Live Action, Premiere

Victor Claramunt Channels the Feeling of Joy and Empowerment in Vibrant Dance Short ‘L’Amour’

Victor Claramunt reveals how he achieved the freeing buoyancy of the dynamic choreography in his vivacious dance short.

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Animation, Music

Lucas Hrubizna Traverses Purgatory Through Five Uncanny Groundbreaking VolCap Music Videos for Sad Night Dynamite

Lucas Hrubizna shares his experience of pushing volumetric capture technology to achieve the eerie visuals of his music video compilation.

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