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.
Animation, Asides, Music
10th January, 2020
Ewan Jones Morris presents a circuitous tour of an uncaring city in his animated visual accompaniment to Richard Dawson track 'Dead Dog in an Alleyway'.
7th January, 2020
NFTS graduate Anushka Naanayakkara joins us to discuss the inspiration and production behind BAFTA-winning stop-motion short film 'A Love Story'.
Animation, Art & Fashion, Article, Documentary, Film Festival, Live Action, Music
3rd January, 2020
Team DN put our curating skills to good use to picked out our favourite 20 Directors Notes filmmaker conversations from the past 12 months.
24th December, 2019
Karni & Saul transport us to a heartwarming family duvet fantasy in their animated music video for Jack Savoretti’s Yuletide track 'Christmas Morning'.
Animation, Film Festival, Live Action
18th December, 2019
NFTS graduate Sam Gainsborough joins us to discuss how he used about "half a tonne of plasticine" in his inventive grad film 'Facing It'.
Director Cassie Shao explains how a three year old dream inspired her animated grad film 'There Were Four of Us'.
Animation, Art & Fashion, Premiere
17th December, 2019
Juan Manuel Pinzón, Tata Persico & Paco Gorriz discuss the joy & pain of being given full creative freedom on their psychedelic MUZALUCI fashion thriller.
11th December, 2019
Recent CalArts graduate Luca Cioci joins us to discuss why stop-motion was the perfect form for his short film 'Medium Rare'.
5th December, 2019
Jenna Caravello joins us to explain how fantasies of her father's phone company job inspired her to create a strange tale starring a “chatty corpse”
29th November, 2019
"I want to just do this until the sun burns out" - Jordan Buckner explains how his debut short '//_sleeper' has inspired him to make more "weird things".
28th November, 2019
Carol Freeman reveals how a team of animators worked error-free for 14 months across nearly 4500 paintings for paint-on-glass short 'The Bird & the Whale'
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