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Mark Jenkin on the Journey and Success of ‘Bait’ His BAFTA-Nominated Breakthrough Feature

Live Action

23rd January, 2020

Mark Jenkin returns to DN to discuss 'Bait' his 16mm B&W, hand-processed and post-synced breakthrough feature about a struggling Cornish fisherman.

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Joe Bird Finds the Extraordinary in the Ordinary For His Poetic Cityscape ‘Where To Build In Stone’

Documentary, Music

22nd January, 2020

DN speaks with Joe Bird about creating the visuals and score for 'Where To Build In Stone', a slow cinematic celebration of Kingston Upon Hull.

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An Impromptu Birthday Camping Trip Reveals All in Joseph Roberts’ Family Drama ‘Bellmouth’

Live Action, Premiere

15th January, 2020

Joseph Roberts turns political frustration in action as he explores a family on the fringes of society in his short drama 'Bellmouth'.

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How Screenskills’ Mentoring Network Supports the Next Generation of UK Filmmakers

Article

14th January, 2020

Jane Saunders discusses ScreenSkills' screen-based creative industries mentoring programme and the need for a diverse workforce in the UK film industry.

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An Interview with Vimeo’s Best Staff Pick Winners of 2019

Animation, Art & Fashion, Documentary, Live Action

12th January, 2020

DN chats with Vimeo's Best Staff Pick directors of 2019 about the differing artistic approaches behind their award-winning work.

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Masculinity Is on the Operating Table in Zach Bandler’s Medical Comedy ‘Torn’

Live Action, Premiere

2nd January, 2020

Zach Bandler finds comfort in the uncomfortable as he tells DN about the creative process behind his short taboo comedy 'Torn'.

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James Maitre Top Ten Feature Films of 2019

Article

26th December, 2019

"My favourite filmmakers of all-time continue to churn out extraordinary cinema with ease" James rounds up his favourite ten feature films of 2019.

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Three Troubled Men Collide in Charlie Brafman & Magnus McCullagh’s Anthology Western ‘The Rabbit’s Foot’

Live Action, Premiere

20th December, 2019

Charlie Brafman and Magnus McCullagh take DN through the key creative decisions behind their darkly humorous anthology western 'The Rabbit's Foot'.

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Matt Hopkins’ Follows Britain’s Most Exciting Zero-Waste Restaurant in ‘A Failure of the Imagination’

Documentary

19th December, 2019

Matt Hopkins talks to DN about creating short doc 'A Failure of the Imagination' about the first five years of ground breaking zero-waste restaurant Silo.

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A Forgotten Love Spans Generations in Marta González De La Vega’s Spanish Romance Short ‘Mai’

Film Festival, Live Action

18th December, 2019

Marta Gonzales tells DN how she used colour to construct distinct past/present visuals & took on multiple roles for her debut romance Spanish short 'Mai'.

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David Rusanow Unravels a Mystery as Tensions Boil over in Short Family Drama ‘Mother’

Live Action

16th December, 2019

Director David Rusanow reveals how he adapted a popular comic book for the screen and his decision to leave the ending open in short drama 'Mother'.

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A Disabled Comedian Becomes a Father During His Stand-Up Routine in David Abramsky’s One-Shot Short ‘Dad Joke’

Film Festival, Live Action

12th December, 2019

David Abramsky details the rigorous preproduction process and memorable audience responses from his one-shot comedy/drama, 'Dad Joke'.

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