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Documentary

Tobias James’ ‘Speedboat’ Is an Exhilarating White Knuckle Introduction to Bangkok’s Frenzied Waterway Racing

Tobias James describes the camera considerations and hold on and hope approach when filming at 130kmph on a drag racing turbo longtail riverboat.

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Documentary

Christian Schultz’ Lyrical Documentary ‘Infinite Blue’ Creates a Unique Portrait of Life on the Margins

Christian Schultz & Oscar Ignacio Jiménez discuss the lyrical voiceover and stark monochrome photography behind their intimate depiction of homelessness.

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Documentary

Christian Schultz’s ‘Cultivating Originality with Director Jodeb’ Goes Deep on the Artistic Process

Christian Schultz discusses working with acclaimed music video director Jodeb as documentary subject for an intimate portrait of how he finds inspiration.

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Documentary, Premiere

Blake Bogosian Catalogues the Off-Kilter Outlook of David Fullarton in Doc ‘I Lied About Being an Artist’

Blake Bogosian delineates how the initial audio recordings for his doc set the foundations for a celebratory mosaic of a defiant artist’s unique viewpoint.

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Matthew Harmer Debates the Morality of Autonomous Weaponry in Insightful Social Study Doc ‘Immoral Code’

Matthew Harmer tells DN how he visually placed emphasis on the value of human decision making in his short documentary about AI weaponry.

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Documentary

I.M Explore the Boldly Brave Journey to Personal Acceptance of Vitiligo Suffers in ‘Shed Some Light’

I.M take us through the visuals, craft and approach used for their emotionally balanced, empathic portrayal of the misunderstood condition of vitiligo.

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Documentary

Kirby Ferguson Opens up About His Career as an Online Creator and the Decision to Retire From Internet Filmmaking

Kirby Ferguson discusses the multifaceted role of the internet filmmaker across the past two decades in an in-depth career-spanning interview with DN.

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Documentary, Music

Theo Williams Skillfully Debunks UK Moral Panic Prejudices in Documentary ‘Terms & Conditions: Deeper Than Drill’

Theo Williams explains how seemingly disparate artists weaved together naturally to form his enlightening documentary about the UK drill scene.

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Documentary, Premiere

Elena Saurel Playfully Explores Generational Perspectives on Polarising Topics in Series ‘ANOTHER TIME, With Paul’

Elena Saurel discusses capturing the wisdom that can be garnered from a man who grew up in a version of the world that no longer exists.

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Animation, Documentary

Henna Välkky & Eesu Lehtola Create a Collective Subconscious With Animated Doc ‘We are in a Dream’

Co-Directors Henna Välkky and Eesu Lehtola tell DN how they sought to visually evoke the sensibility of dreams for their animated documentary.

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Documentary, Premiere

William Williamson Encapsulates the Backbreaking Labour of Vietnam’s Wet Market in ‘All for You’

William Williamson explains how he captured the sheer scale and arduous working conditions of Vietnam's wet market in his succinct and decisive doc.

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Documentary

Goh Iromoto Ponders Questions of Time, Mortality and the Balance of Life in Wildlife Feature ‘Land of the Living’

Goh Iromoto reveals how he captured the inevitable struggles of life amidst the grand canvas of Kenya's majestic wildlife in his contemplative documentary.

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