Art & Fashion Category

How Colin Read Built a 35mm Bullet Time Rig for Experimental Converse Skateboard Short ‘Time Web’

Art & Fashion

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’.

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Jaime Dezcallar’s ‘A Body Is’ Skilfully Celebrates the Work of a Forgotten Spanish Genius

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.

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Adrián Suárez Interconnects the Rich Beauty of Nature and the Human Body in Sensorial Short ‘Skins’

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'.

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Los Pérez Capture A$AP Rocky’s Return to Life Post-Lockdown in ‘Get Smoooth Again’

Art & Fashion

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.

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Pavel Brenner’s Fashion Film for Alexander Wang ‘Sisters’ Seductively Celebrates Asian Excellence

Art & Fashion

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'.

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Caroline Mackintosh Creates an Ode to the Infinite Possibilities of Life with ‘The Doors’

Art & Fashion, Premiere

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'.

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Jordan Blady’s Czech-Set Visual Poem ‘Somebody’ Creates a Stirring, Enigmatic Portrait of Modern Identity

Art & Fashion

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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A Man Faces Existential Purgatory in Lisette Donkersloot’s Experimental Sci-Fi Short ‘Lead Balloons’

Art & Fashion

12th July, 2021

Lisette Donkersloot talks to us about creating a cinematic atmosphere of pure hopelessness for her experimental narrative short 'Lead Balloons'.

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Raw Environments Expose True Human Nature in Kevin McGloughlin & Jacob Jonas’ ‘Weakness of the Flesh’

Art & Fashion

7th July, 2021

Co-Directors Kevin McGloughlin & Jacob Jonas talk to DN about the organic and collaborative process behind surreal dance short 'Weakness of the Flesh'.

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Liam Young Examines the Lasting Effect of a Childhood Spent in Pub Culture in Visual Poem ‘Pub Kid’

Art & Fashion, Premiere

16th June, 2021

Liam Young deconstructs his visual poem 'Pub Kid', an examination of pub culture as seen through the eyes of a young boy raised amongst the locals.

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Ewurakua Dawson-Amoah Composes a Powerful Celebration of Black Women in ‘To the Girl that Looks Like Me’

Art & Fashion, Premiere

24th May, 2021

Ewurakua Dawson-Amoah discusses challenging the practice of cultural appropriation in her poetic NYU thesis film 'To the Girl that Looks Like Me'.

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Cynical Smile’s ‘Waves’ Showcases the Same-Yet-Different Beauty of Human Motion and Repetition

Art & Fashion

13th May, 2021

Cynical Smile walks DN through the process of shooting 1000fps on Freefly's new camera to capture the nuanced motions of his short dance film 'WAVES'.

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