Documentary Category

An Interview with Vimeo’s Best Staff Pick Directors of 2018

Animation, Art & Fashion, Documentary, Live Action, Music

17th January, 2019

DN talks to Vimeo's Best Staff Pick Directors of 2018 about the origins, artistic inspirations and creative approaches behind their award-winning work.

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A Transgender Woman’s Identity is Veiled & Her Freedom Consumed in Rati Tsiteladze’s ‘Prisoner of Society’

Documentary

16th January, 2019

Rati Tsiteladze exposes the discrimination faced by Georgia's LGBTQ+ citizens & its devastating effects on a family in documentary 'Prisoner of Society'.

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Leo Pfeifer Explores What Happens When a Career Drummer Can No Longer Keep the Beat in Doc ‘Lost Time’

Documentary, Music, Premiere

15th January, 2019

Leo Pfeifer talks to DN about 'Lost Time', his intimate reflective documentary about what happens when a career drummer can no longer keep the beat.

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The Perfect Sheet

Asides, Documentary, Premiere

11th January, 2019

Travis Wood captures the inspiring passion of Zamboni driver Brian LeDuc for a job well done in profile documentary short 'The Perfect Sheet'.

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Jackson Tisi Charts the Long Road of Perseverance to ‘Championships’ in His Meek Mill Spotify Doc

Documentary, Music

8th January, 2019

Jackson Tisi reveals how he expanded the scope of his Spotify commissioned doc in order to reveal the long hard road Meek Mill traversed to Championships.

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Into Music

Asides, Documentary

8th January, 2019

Edgar Ferreira unveils the jigsaw of elements which coalesce into perfection on stage in his impressive one-shot tour of the Gulbenkian Orchestra.

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Matt Dempsey Looks at an Alternative to the UK Knife Crime Crisis in Doc Short ‘Knives Down, Bikes Up’

Documentary

4th January, 2019

Matt Dempsey shares how he captured the story of a group riders hoping to break down barriers and create a sense of community in 'Knives Down, Bikes Up'.

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Adrian Vieni Takes a Deep Dive Into the Tumultuous Mind of the Artist in ‘Prōˌses’

Art & Fashion, Documentary, Premiere

3rd January, 2019

Adrian Vieni talks to DN about taking a deep dive into the emotions, anxieties and fears of artist Dina Roudman in the creation of her art in 'Prōˌses'.

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Directors Notes Top 20 Filmmaker Conversations of 2018

Animation, Art & Fashion, Article, Documentary, Live Action, Music

24th December, 2018

Team DN put our collective heads together to curate a list of the 20 favourite filmmaker conversations we had in 2018.

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Tam Tam – Outside the Lines

Documentary

13th December, 2018

Greg Hackett explores the meaning of 'identity' for an Italian youth basketball team of immigrant children in short doc 'Tam Tam – Outside the Lines'.

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Underwater Dancer Julie Gautier Goes in Search of What’s Hidden in Shern Sharma’s Lyrical Documentary ‘Xibalba’

Art & Fashion, Documentary

6th December, 2018

Shern Sharma joins us to discuss besting the challenges of underwater filming and Mexico's weather for his lyrical Julie Gautier documentary 'Xibalba'.

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Jonny Look Goes in Search of the Perfect Sound in Absurd Fruit Bats Documentary ‘Getting In A Van Again’

Documentary, Music

6th December, 2018

Jonny Look tells DN how he documented Fruit Bat's Eric D. Johnson's absurd quest to create a song infused with real emotions in 'Getting In A Van Again'.

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