25th February, 2021
Scott Geersen on working with some of the world's best motion & sound studios to explore the nature of reality in collaborative title sequence
24th February, 2021
We chat to the creative trio behind doc short 'Invisible Monsters and Tomato Soup' about using animation to navigate through people's angst-ridden dreams.
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4th January, 2021
DN talks to director Rally Ridberg about taking a swipe at conditioned homophobia in his powerfully provocative satirical short 'Straight Faces'.
18th December, 2020
DN talks to Louis Crevier about releasing his inner demons in darkly surreal 3D animation "Sometimes I Think About Things, And Sometimes I Get Sad."
27th November, 2020
Dane McCusker talks getting up close and uncomfortably personal in 'The Complex' as a young woman wrestles with the unwanted advances of her new neighbour
8th October, 2020
Nicolas Lichtle talks to DN about adopting experimental techniques & surreal imagery to illustrate how catastrophic 2020 has been thus far in 'à la fin…'
7th October, 2020
Matthew Puccini talks to DN about exposing the reality of queer sex in his authentic and sex-positive coming-of-age drama ‘Dirty’.
16th September, 2020
Kathy Esquenazi-Mitrani discusses weaving her experience with expectations of femininity into disquietingly honest coming-of-age drama 'Rubbed in Pink'.
1st July, 2020
Julian Muller strives to humanise homeless in 'Sickboy', a gritty drama about a New Yorker who survives the streets by going home with the women he dates.
29th June, 2020
EunJu Ara Choi talks to DN about finding a balanced visual language to illustrate the testimony of a Korean sex worker in animated short 'Happy Ending'.
19th June, 2020
Director Benedict Cohen talks to DN about awkward exes and exotic bird mating dances, all of which inspired his brilliantly funny short ‘Rushes’.
10th June, 2020
Director Harry Jackson talks to DN about exposing the absurdity of institutional racism in his role-reversal comedy 'Stop and Search'.
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