Documentary, Film Festival
24th February, 2020
DN spoke to legendary director Jia Zhang-ke at Belinale 2020 about returning to his hometown of Fenyang for new doc 'Swimming Out Till the Sea Turns Blue'.
Film Festival, News
7th February, 2020
Kicking off next week, DN ventures out into the real world for the inaugural edition our new ongoing screening series WeAreDN // Offline.
4th February, 2020
Carlo Chatrian's first outing as the artistic head of the Berlin Film Festival comes with a lot of weight on his shoulders. Here's why we're excited.
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.
Film Festival, Live Action, Podcasts
23rd December, 2019
Lucio Castro joins DN with decade spanning film 'End of the Century' which reunites 2 men for a one night stand whose seeds were sown two decades earlier.
20th December, 2019
Maura Delpero reveals how she built cohesion between the professional, non-professional and child performances needed for her drama debut 'Maternal'.
Animation, Film Festival, Live Action
18th December, 2019
NFTS graduate Sam Gainsborough joins us to discuss how he used about "half a tonne of plasticine" in his inventive grad film 'Facing It'.
Film Festival, Live Action
Marta Gonzales tells DN how she used colour to construct distinct past/present visuals & took on multiple roles for her debut romance Spanish short 'Mai'.
12th December, 2019
David Abramsky details the rigorous preproduction process and memorable audience responses from his one-shot comedy/drama, 'Dad Joke'.
8th December, 2019
Eryk Rocha tells DN how the themes of isolation & economic struggle in his story of a Rio cab driver, 'Burning Night' mirror the current crisis in Brazil.
30th November, 2019
Director Henry Blake reveals the many ways his proof-of-concept short paved the way for the creation of his powerful debut feature 'County Lines'.
26th November, 2019
After a ten year hiatus Filmstock, one of Britain's best independent film festivals made a most welcome return - these are some of our highlights.
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