Actor Erik Odom tells DN why rehearsal time with his scene partner was key to the success of his directorial debut about shame manifest in demon form.
Jimmy Olsson speaks to us about drawing on his own fatherhood anxieties when constructing his drama about a maturing daughter pulling away for her father.
Live Action, Premiere
Filmmaker Seamus Murphy talks to DN about the painstaking production design which set the stage for his absurd comedy short starring Nicholas Hope.
Alex Fofonoff breaks down the refined screenwriting process that birthed his eerie and otherworldly 16mm cosmic horror short.
Cyrus Neshvad talked to us about the lack of dialogue in his heartbreaking drama following a young woman's desperate fight for freedom.
Eirik Tveiten discusses abruptly shifting gears from comical caper to an atmosphere of menacing threat in his short about standing up to bigoted prejudice.
Anders Walter talks to DN about the challenges of directing in a different language for his heart-breaking Oscar short centred around sisterly love.
Emma Branderhorst talks about drawing from personal experience for her short exploring the nuanced balance of love and annoyance between a mother and daughter.
Animation, Live Action
Director Dean Fleischer Camp joins DN for an in-depth interview about turning his viral YouTube shorts into a beloved Oscar-nominated feature animation.
Alex Kayode-Kay reveals how he pounded Brixton's pavements to fund his BAFTA nominated short exploring the life of a woefully overlooked Black activist.
Live Action, Music
Peder Thomas Pedersen unpacks the artistic influences that underpin his dark and seedy crime thriller/music video hybrid.
Chris McNabb and Beck Kitsis tell DN how they sought to represent trans creatives both on and off screen when making their personal relationship drama.
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