21st October, 2021
We talk to director Nathan Long about drawing on the narrative aesthetics of photojournalism for his brutally stark and effective campaign film.
7th October, 2021
Made over 6 years Brandon Lavoie discusses mixing drone & archive footage in his documentary exploring the ruinous effect of coal mining in West Virginia.
1st September, 2021
Aiden Ulrich reveals the creative insight he gained while capturing a prolific artist at-work for insightful profile documentary 'Frank Ockenfels III'.
31st August, 2021
Andrew Wonder & Colleen Dodge discuss the slow motion, modified camera lenses & attention to detail of their celebration of a uniquely American tradition.
10th August, 2021
Talia Pasqua & Simeon Pratt explain the run-and-gun approach they took capturing the Windy City Rollers for their uplifting short doc 'Round & Round'.
29th July, 2021
With flickering TV screens, tentative voiceover and talking-head testimony, Daire Collins explores a fear-laden prepubescence with 'For Emergency Use Only'.
21st July, 2021
Matt Cascella enlightens DN on his free-form approach to directing in ‘Talking Dog’, a documentary ode to the dogs of Maine by their human companions.
15th July, 2021
Combining 16mm, 8mm, VHS and video Sally Tran details how she documented the roots and persistence of anti-Asian hate in the USA in 'Centuries and Still'.
1st July, 2021
Argyro Nicolaou and Margaux Fitoussi discuss harnessing the unpredictable energy of photographer Tony Moussoulides in their experimental biopic 'I, Tony'.
22nd June, 2021
Sean Wang breaks down how he brought his eighth grade yearbook to life in 'H.A.G.S. (Have a Good Summer)', an exploration of childhood through adult eyes.
Documentary, Live Action
15th June, 2021
Jerry Rothwell takes DN inside the 360° sound and hyper-stylised portraiture of his enthralling documentary depiction of life with non-speaking autism.
Documentary, Film Festival
11th June, 2021
Doc/Fest's brave curation of intimate shorts shows off the incredible possibilities inherent within the documentary form. Here are DN's favourite 10 picks.
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