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MarBelle Top Ten Features of 2020

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31st December, 2020

"2020 is a year which has highlighted the deep importance of the moving image." MarBelle runs through the films that helped make a terrible year bearable.

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Jeanie Finlay Top Ten Features of 2020

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30th December, 2020

Jeanie Finlay returns to DN to share her experiences of this unprecedented year, along with the 2020 features which left an indelible mark on her memory.

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Sarah Smith Top Ten Features of 2020

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29th December, 2020

"2020 has provided us with a berth of films which have certainly kept us going." Sarah shares the cinematic ballast which kept her afloat during 2020.

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Rob Munday Top Ten Features of 2020

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28th December, 2020

"For a lot of us we turned to the screen for escapism and for me 2020 was somewhat of a golden year for features." Rob selects his favourite 2020 features.

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Redmond Bacon Top Ten Feature Films of 2020

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27th December, 2020

From stunning debuts to veteran directors fully in command of their tone, Redmond argues that 2020's films have been far better than the year itself.

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Neil Fox Top Ten Features of 2020

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26th December, 2020

Each equally worthy of their place in his unranked list, Neil Fox celebrates a collection of 10 cinematic beacons which light up the darkness of 2020.

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James Maitre Top Ten Features of 2020

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24th December, 2020

"Even in a year such as this, there is still an impressive amount of indelible cinema to gush over." James delivers his top ten feature films of 2020.

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Lewis Arnold on Creating Directors Now, An Essential Document for Filmmakers Breaking into the Industry

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15th September, 2020

Lewis Arnold shares the impetus behind the Directors Now initiative, a 105-strong collection of filmmaker testimonies about breaking into the industry.

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How Screenskills’ Mentoring Network Supports the Next Generation of UK Filmmakers

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14th January, 2020

Jane Saunders discusses ScreenSkills' screen-based creative industries mentoring programme and the need for a diverse workforce in the UK film industry.

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Directors Notes Top 20 Filmmaker Conversations of 2019

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.

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MarBelle Top Ten Feature Films of 2019

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2nd January, 2020

"These are the films which most quickly jumped to my lips when asked the question what have you been watching?" MarBelle shares his top ten films of 2019.

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Jeanie Finlay Top Ten Feature Films of 2019

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1st January, 2020

"My top ten includes films that have lingered and stayed with me." Jeanie Finlay reflects on her year of cinema as a director and audience member.

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