Art & Fashion
14th October, 2021
Director Felicia Manning takes DN inside the creation of her joyous experimental dance ode to the liberating sensations of freedom, nature and lightness.
12th October, 2021
Caraz discusses the unpredictable and childlike choreography behind her surreal dance exploration of the dichotomy between childhood and adulthood.
6th September, 2021
Christopher Hanany talks to DN about the benefits he found in trusting his performers and embracing their spontaneity for spiritual dance short 'The Way'.
30th August, 2021
Ewurakua Dawson-Amoah explains how she channelled her frustration with the surface level activism of the BLM movement into her visual poem 'Gold Token'.
17th August, 2021
Tony Wang reveals how the creative distillation of his dance film resulted in its emotive choreography being captured in a single observational shot.
16th August, 2021
DN alum Colin Read explains the intricate technical solutions needed to execute his frozen skateboarding 104 pinhole camera Converse short ’Time Web’.
Art & Fashion, Music
2nd August, 2021
Striking composition and deconstructed flamenco dancing, Jaime Dezcallar explains how he brought Antonio Jose Martinez Palacios' music to the modern era.
Art & Fashion, Premiere
24th July, 2021
Adrián Suárez discusses conveying the interconnectedness of the human body and the Earth we inhabit in beautifully realised experimental short 'Skins'.
23rd July, 2021
Los Pérez explain how they achieved the signature bombastic cinematography style of 'Get Smoooth Again' their branded short for Klarna feat. A$AP Rocky.
19th July, 2021
We speak to Pavel Brenner about deploying a constantly roving camera, bright colour-palette and gorgeous power suits for Wuxia fashion film 'Sisters'.
14th July, 2021
Caroline Mackintosh discusses combining fast montage with voiceover to explore the different outcomes life can take in her playful visual poem 'The Doors'.
13th July, 2021
Jordan Blady explains how he deployed old-fashioned lifts, mirrors and shadows to skirt the line between hope and menace in visual poem 'Somebody'.
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