Co-Directors Henna Välkky and Eesu Lehtola tell DN how they sought to visually evoke the sensibility of dreams for their animated documentary.
William Williamson explains how he captured the sheer scale and arduous working conditions of Vietnam's wet market in his succinct and decisive doc.
Goh Iromoto reveals how he captured the inevitable struggles of life amidst the grand canvas of Kenya's majestic wildlife in his contemplative documentary.
Andree Ljutica unpacks the blend of reenactment and narrativised planning that form the non-traditional style of his empathic parole documentary short.
Ross Donald discusses mixing reconstructions with candid direct testimony in his advocacy documentary revealing the ugly side of the British gambling industry.
Jo Prichard talks to DN about capturing an emotional portrait of a unique community displaced due to redevelopment in her BAFTA nominated directorial debut.
Louis-Jack reveals how he created a spirited tribute to bouldering through slow-motion, wide-screen montage and a great use of space.
Leo Pfeifer breaks down the technicality and considerations of contributor comfort behind his naturalistic approach to documentary filmmaking.
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Jonas Bak describes how he wanted to faithfully tell his mother's story through both form and narrative for his debut feature film.
Jakub Blank explains how he created the subtle, conversational atmosphere of his short documentary about prolific painter Bill Blaine.
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