30th July, 2021
Jimmy Olsson reveals how the music of Beethoven inspired 'Notes', his short film about two neighbours forming an emotional connection through walls.
28th July, 2021
Hayato Ando breaks down how he cinematically represented digitally-recreated loved ones for his philosophical sci-fi drama 'Son of Memory'.
22nd July, 2021
Skinner Myers reveals how he captured the legacy of a Black man wrongfully murdered over 100 years ago on 35mm film in biographical drama 'Frank Embree'.
9th July, 2021
Paavo Hanninen reveals how he used the pre-packaged expectations of New Orleans to find the central human drama of his 16mm short 'Tourist'.
8th July, 2021
Zoé Wittock provides an insight into the production practicalities of choreographing the many moving parts of her objectophilia romance feature 'Jumbo'.
5th July, 2021
Sam Baron speaks to DN about a hastily drawn up improv phrase that bloomed into endearing short ‘The Orgy’ a title which misleads the film's true tone.
30th June, 2021
Lian Meng Rose's reveals how he combined 16mm film grain and immersive sound design to bring the mines to life in historical fiction drama 'Stratum Deep'.
Live Action, Premiere
29th June, 2021
Owen Schwartzbard explains his love of camcorder footage and why he blended it with a more polished look for his dark grifter tale 'Hello Ma'am'.
28th June, 2021
David Zinck discusses the gripping hand-held cinematography, powerful natural performances and fresh take on youth gangs of sibling drama 'Sisterly Love'.
23rd June, 2021
Paavo Hanninen walks DN through the process of mapping a 3D model of his own house to cinematically storyboard his comedy short 'I Think I'm Dying'.
21st June, 2021
Talia Smith recounts how her personal history informed the diasporic tension she exorcised through her Student Academy Award-winning NYU drama 'Umama'.
17th June, 2021
Émile V. Schlesser speaks to DN about the challenges of executing an ambitious water-based set piece for his debut short film 'Supehero'.
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