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Hotel MFW

Art & Fashion, Asides

16th September, 2019

The Blink Fish take us on a guided tour of the unique guests residing in the Mandarin Oriental hotel in Milan Fashion Week short 'Hotel MFW'.

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Stormzy: Sounds of the Skeng

Asides, Music

13th September, 2019

A music video collaboration we hope runs and runs, Henry Scholfield is back ripping up lesser MCs with Stomzy in swaggering promo 'Sounds of the Skeng'.

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Beardyman: 6am (Ready to Write) ft. Joe Rogan

Asides, Music

13th September, 2019

A manic drugs binge turns into a surreal Pinocchio hallucination of epic proportions in Ian Pons Jewell’s promo for Beardyman’s '6am (Ready to Write)'.

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James Massiah: Natural Born Killers (Ride for Me)

Asides, Music

6th September, 2019

Summer in the city becomes a blistering ordeal in Ian Pons Jewell’s sweltering promo for James Massiah’s 'Natural Born Killers (Ride for Me)'.

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FLOHIO: WAY2

Live Action

6th September, 2019

'WAY2' from directing duo Tom Gullam and Ethan Barrett provides an energetic top down view of UK rapper FLOHIO’s South London travels.

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Proxy

Animation, Asides

5th September, 2019

An artificial child created to ease the pain of his grieving mother comes to understand the limits of his existence in tragic HSLU grad short 'Proxy'.

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Kano: Pan-Fried (Feat. Kojo Funds)

Asides, Music

4th September, 2019

Taichi Kimura takes Kano back to his roots in 'Pan-Fried', a celebration of community bonds forged in the travails of less than ideal life circumstances.

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A Young Woman Traverses the Five Stages of Grief in Anna Fredrikke Bjerke’ Reflective Short ‘Outline’

Live Action

2nd September, 2019

Anna Fredrikke Bjerke talks to us about using the Nordic landscape as an expressive canvas for her intimate portrait of the grieving process in 'Outline'.

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A$AP Rocky: Babushka Boi

Asides, Music

30th August, 2019

A$AP Rocky and his colourful gang get their heist on and run up against the law in Nadia Lee Cohen’s sleek pig-themed music video for 'Babushka Boi'.

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Dee Meaden Discards Filmmaking Safety Nets in Search of Authenticity in Isolated Sister-Brother Short ‘Sibling’

Live Action, Premiere

29th August, 2019

DN sits down with Dee Meaden to discover how working without production safety nets made room for creative risks and authentic performances in 'Sibling'.

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Directors Notes Reading & Leeds 2019 Cinema Tent Shorts

Animation, Film Festival, Live Action, Music

23rd August, 2019

August bank holiday weekend is the time when DN gathers our favourite short films and music videos from the past year for our Reading & Leeds screenings.

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Four Strangers Indulge in the Transient Purgatory of a Highway Motel in Daniel Swinton’s ‘Bullet Time’

Music

21st August, 2019

Daniel Swinton opens the door on the private purgatory of four strangers taking up temporary residence at a highway motel in 'Bullet Time'.

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