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Multi-Award-Winning Composer Hollie Buhagiar on the Art of Crafting Bespoke Scores for Film, TV & Games

Hollie Buhagiar reveals her approach to composition, her feelings about temp score and AI music generation, and the joy of experimenting with new instruments.

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Jeanie Finlay Top Ten Feature Films of 2023

A year indelibly marked both by deep loss and professional exhilaration, director Jeanie Finlay reflects on the cinematic triumphs of 2023 in her best of list.

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Sarah Smith Top Ten Feature Films of 2023

With seven female filmmakers leading the way, Sarah Smith walks us through why these 10 feature films of 2023 refuse to leave her consciousness.

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Neil Fox Top Ten Feature Films of 2023

Making a most welcome return to DN's end of year list fold The Cinematologists' Neil Fox shares 10 of his favourite 2023 UK released features.

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James Maitre Top Ten Feature Films of 2023

James reflects on his most memorable feature-length watches of 2023, whittling down everything he saw into a list of ten favourites.

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Redmond Bacon Top Ten Feature Films of 2023

Courtroom dramas, creature-feature horrors, genre reinventions and sad character studies characterise Redmond Bacon's Top 10 features of 2023.

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‘Poor Things’ Intimacy Coordinator Elle McAlpine on How She Creates Authentic on Screen Sex

Elle McAlpine joins DN for an interview about her pioneering work in the field of intimacy coordination and its indispensable role in the film & TV industry.

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Eyecandy Founder Jacobi Mehringer on Building an Innovative Visual Techniques Library to Inspire Filmmakers Everywhere

Jacobi Mehringer reveals how the decision not to gatekeep his work led to the creation of one of the fastest-growing film reference libraries on the internet.

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ShortsTV’s Head of Production Stéphanie Charmail Shares Her Essential Short Film Distribution Insights

ShortsTV's BAFTA nominated Stéphanie Charmail shares her invaluable insights about production, the film festival circuit & short film distribution strategies.

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Mattia Fiumani on Championing Sustainability in the World of Advertising With New Festival Conero Film + Adv

Mattia Fiumani unpacks the sustainability-driven ethos behind both the programming and infrastructure of the inaugural Conero Film + Adv.

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Stephen Follows Shares a Decade of Fascinating Industry Insights from the Film Data and Education Website

Is there a foolproof formula for the perfect film? Stephen Follows shares the insights he's gathered over a decade of deep diving into film industry data.

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Directors Notes Top 20 Filmmaker Conversations of 2022

From an exhilarating year of DN interviews, this selection of 20 favourites epitomises the rich, insightful conversations we had with directors in 2022.

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