Art & Fashion Category

Art & Fashion, Premiere

Three Strangers Cross Paths and Reshape Time in Alexander Stamatiadis’ Audiovisual Dance Short ‘THORN’

Alexander Stamatiadis shares how he and his crew battled through freezing cold, snowy shooting conditions to capture their tender dance short.

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Art & Fashion

Phillip Kaminiak’s ‘Circle’ Is a Lively Dance Indictment of the Endless Hustle and Bustle of Metropolitan Life

Phillip Kaminiak walks us through the concentric imagery, stunning drone shots and bustling city atmosphere which characterises his compelling dance piece.

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Art & Fashion

Alberto Arellano’s ‘Mental Soirée’ Immerses Us in an Evocative Experimental Voyage Into Telepathy.

Alberto Arellano details the intricate slow motion shots used to capture the spectacular FX in his experimental instructional telepath short.

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Art & Fashion

VERSUS Exquisitely Thread Together The Australian Ballet’s Rich History of 60 Years of Movement in ‘Beyond Words’

Directing duo VERSUS talk to DN about building an original zoopraxiscope to give life to unique archival images in their celebratory dance film.

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Art & Fashion

Tom Wakeling’s Experimental Sci-Fi ‘Pattern’ Is a Dreamlike Voyage on the Destructive Power of Repetition

Tom Wakeling reveals the in-camera lighting effects he utilised to achieve the illusive visuals of his experimental sci-fi short.

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Art & Fashion

Kevin Kim Evokes the Cinematic Sensibility of Wong Kar-Wai for His Sumptuous Fashion Film ‘Capsule 003′

Kevin Kim tells DN how he conjured the hazy, wide-angled look of Wong Kar-Wai's Happy Together and Fallen Angels for his Alex S. Yu fashion short.

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Art & Fashion, Premiere

Yú Reframes Masculinity Through a Feminine Gaze in Experimental Social Satire Short ‘Flowers While You’re Here’

Yú explains how the transition in her experimental dance short from 16mm film to digital is emblematic of her themes of gender fluidity.

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Art & Fashion

Alexander Ronsdorf Explores the Genesis of the Creative Process in Branded Short ‘White Blank Page’

Alexander Ronsdorf champions the restrictive yet freeing constraints of shooting on film for his dynamic Marshall Headphones branded short.

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Art & Fashion

Anthony Capristo’s Gorgeous Poetic Film ‘HeavenHell’ Fully Captures the Highs and Lows of Being in Love

Anthony Capristo shares how he captured the turmoil of young love through innovative transitions, poetic voiceover and finding the perfect images.

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Art & Fashion, Asides

Live to Love

Director Adi Halfin celebrates the joyous all-encompassing pleasure of love and freedom in her intuitively made dance short.

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Art & Fashion

Louise de Nexon’s Stylish Spec Ad ‘Beyond Converse’ Is an Ode to the Boundless Power of Imagination

Louise de Nexon talks through the expressive qualities of the 16mm cinematography and inspired staging featured in her invigorating Converse spec spot.

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Art & Fashion

Kai Blamey Nguyen Opens up the Conversation on Male Mental Health With Therapeutic Dance Short ‘Feel’

Kai Blamey Nguyen explains how he generated a sense of formal cohesion within his abstract and interpretative experimental short.

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