John Stevenson reveals the lessons he learned directing for major studios and how they guided him in the creation of his BAFTA nominated short.
Hannah Jacobs shares how she created the meditative yet surreal tonal amalgamation of her BAFTA-nominated short about rediscovering how to trust your gut.
Sean Buckelew joins us to explain how the phrasing of an online headline inspired his narrative about an AI drone with a conscious.
Sara Gunnarsdóttir breaks down working with different animators to create a multi-layered retro portrait of author Pamela Ribon for her genre-mashing short.
Lado Kvataniya & Sergey Kolesov detail how they worked together to reflect the pernicious role of modern day propaganda in their caustic animated music video.
Sascha Vernik breaks down the process of creating the stylised, vivid and pulpy visual aesthetic of his trippy, time-hopping animated short.
Animation, Live Action
Directing duo Bounty/Banana detail the collaborative process and gear they utilised to capture their colourful, vivid and energetic filmmaking style.
Julien Piau delves into the creation of his dark, twisted and winsome animated short based on his relationship with his twin brother.
Anita Bruvere unpacks the historical and thematic purpose of the specific materials she used to construct her tactile animated immigration short.
Joseph Pierce reveals how he translated the amorphous perspective in Will Self's novella through rotoscoped animation for his BIFA-nominated short film.
Ivyy Chen speaks to us about using scale and colour to express the challenges faced by people with learning disabilities when trying to access healthcare.
Ewa Smyk tells DN how she combined 3D modelling with hand-drawn 2D animation to speed up the lengthy creation process of her NFTS grad short.
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