Documentary Category

Jonathan Bregel Tracks the World’s Largest Annual Human Migration in Short Doc ‘Chunyun’

Documentary

10th February, 2020

Jonathan Bregel reveals the minimalist approach he took when creating documentary short 'Chunyun', a film about the world's largest annual human migration

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Joe Bird Finds the Extraordinary in the Ordinary For His Poetic Cityscape ‘Where To Build In Stone’

Documentary, Music

22nd January, 2020

DN speaks with Joe Bird about creating the visuals and score for 'Where To Build In Stone', a slow cinematic celebration of Kingston Upon Hull.

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Ben Dean Throws Us Headlong Into the Infectiously Subversive Mind of a Larger Than Life-Sized Artist in ‘Kitt’

Documentary, Premiere

20th January, 2020

Ben Dean explains how he used a mixture of formats to capture the essence of larger than life-sized artist Kitt Bennett in kinetic profile doc 'KITT'.

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An Interview with Vimeo’s Best Staff Pick Winners of 2019

Animation, Art & Fashion, Documentary, Live Action

12th January, 2020

DN chats with Vimeo's Best Staff Pick directors of 2019 about the differing artistic approaches behind their award-winning work.

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A Supermodel Embraces Her Inner Feline in Gabriel Juduc’s Surrealistic Fashion Portrait ‘This Is Marta’

Art & Fashion, Documentary, Premiere

9th January, 2020

Sitting somewhere between portrait doc and fashion film Gabriel Juduc offers up a surrealist view of the intimate life of a supermodel in 'This is Marta'.

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Directors Notes Top 20 Filmmaker Conversations of 2019

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

3rd January, 2020

Team DN put our curating skills to good use to picked out our favourite 20 Directors Notes filmmaker conversations from the past 12 months.

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In Flux

Asides, Documentary

3rd January, 2020

Nils Clauss and Udo Lee document an intercultural couple's attempt to create an elixir to transcend language barriers and unlock the secret to telepathy.

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Matt Hopkins’ Follows Britain’s Most Exciting Zero-Waste Restaurant in ‘A Failure of the Imagination’

Documentary

19th December, 2019

Matt Hopkins talks to DN about creating short doc 'A Failure of the Imagination' about the first five years of ground breaking zero-waste restaurant Silo.

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Irmãos Meirelles Discover the Inspiration Hidden in Mundane Moments in Artist Profile Doc ‘Murayama’

Art & Fashion, Documentary

9th December, 2019

Irmãos Meirelles explore the hidden complexity inside mundane & seemingly irrelevant moments which lead us to new ideas in artist profile doc 'Murayama'.

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Jessica Bishopp Explores the Sexual Undercurrent of the Suburban 70s in Hybrid Documentary ‘PAMPAS’

Documentary

4th December, 2019

Director Jessica Bishopp talks the production secrets behind 'PAMPAS', her Random Acts exploration of the 70s, suburban myths, foliage and female desire.

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See How Photographer Aleksandra Kirievskaya Let Go of Fear to Grow Her Craft in Evgenii Bakirov’s ‘Shot by Sasha’

Documentary

3rd December, 2019

Evgenii Bakirov combines photographer Aleksandra Kirievskaya's work with the thoughts of those who know her best for striking profile doc 'Shot by Sasha'.

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Andrew Blackman Delves Deep into the Fantastical World of Artist Gui Taccetti in Immersive Documentary ‘Inferno’

Art & Fashion, Documentary, Premiere

28th October, 2019

Andrew Blackman guides us through the process of documenting Gui Taccetti’s artistic practice in the lead up his most ambitious exhibition, 'Inferno'.

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