22nd October, 2020
DN selects ten of our favourite shorts from the best emerging filmmakers at the 14th National Film Festival for Talented Youth.
18th October, 2020
From great local talent to international provocateurs, here is our complete can't-miss selection from the London Film Festival 2020.
12th October, 2020
Narrowing down the superb selection on offer, DN picks out ten of our favourite short films from the 64th BFI London Film Festival.
5th October, 2020
London Film Festival 2020 mixes big-hitting premieres with highlighting small British voices. Here's the essential preview to help plan your schedule.
30th September, 2020
From paranormal thrillers to Spanish soap operas set in Woking, DN lists the top shorts from Encounters Short Film Festival: Digital Edition.
25th September, 2020
DN shines a spotlight on some of the best shorts streaming at this year's online edition of Short Sighted Cinema's The Shortest Nights film festival.
19th September, 2020
For a mere £7.50 you can watch the entirety of the Berwick Film and Media Arts Festival Programme. We suggest you start with these ten standout DN picks.
24th August, 2020
The Glasgow Short Film Festival showcases the need to incubate new talent in a time of fractured cinema-going. Here are DN's 10 favourites of the fest.
11th August, 2020
This collection of Locarno's best short films reveals the Swiss festival's humanist impulse, curating a variety of stories about comings and goings.
Documentary, Film Festival
3rd July, 2020
Sheffield Doc/Fest's carefully curated selection is available to stream in the UK until August 31st. These are the 10 shorts you don't want to miss!
Documentary, Film Festival, Live Action
7th June, 2020
DN has curated a list of shorts we hope will ignite you to come together to help find a safe and consistent path out of systemic racism #BLACKLIVESMATTER
Animation, Film Festival, Live Action
31st May, 2020
Embrace the siren call to vengeance with a WeAreDN // Lockdown collection which leans into our primal desire to even the score & claim an 'Eye for an Eye'.
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