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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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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.
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.
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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