20th September, 2021
We asked director Stanley Sievers to explain how he achieved the impressive throwback stylisation of his short slacker comedy 'Samurai Sword'.
17th September, 2021
Zillah Bowes discusses working with non-professionals, creating panoramas & getting inside her character's head in Welsh countryside-set drama 'Staying'.
Live Action, Premiere
15th September, 2021
Robin Summons details the in-depth domestic abuse research and technical camera work which empathically frame's the victim's perspective in 'Occupation'.
Film Festival, Live Action
9th September, 2021
Bryce Richardson chats to DN about combining East and West in his debut drama feature, a film rooted in a spirit of collaboration and improvisation.
7th September, 2021
Stanley Xu discusses using metafiction to play with genre and representation in his portrayal of the different ways we can remember past relationships.
3rd September, 2021
Zhenia Kazankina explains how deadpan framing and cast relationships formed in rehearsals allowed for an oddball take on the coming-of-age genre in 'Rio'.
2nd September, 2021
We talk to Eli Powers about using intimate handheld frames, moody guitar licks & layered performances to create an affecting portrait of grief in 'Fish'.
24th August, 2021
We talk to Denzel Whitaker about delving into the power of modern celebrity in our culture and the complexities of race in America in short film '5150'.
23rd August, 2021
Bradley Tangonan explains how he intertwined the stories of past and present to create a contemporary myth for his Hawaiian drama 'River of Small Gods'.
19th August, 2021
Saul Abraham talks us through the careful precautions he and his crew took to portraying male mental health on-screen for his tender drama 'Enjoy'.
18th August, 2021
Eno shares how his own experiences working in treatments fuelled the satirical basis of his hilarious advertising call comedy short 'The Pitch'.
13th August, 2021
Rodrigo Inada and NONO discuss the aesthetic lure of shooting on location in Ukraine for 16mm short 'Terra Cene', a film about (how to stop) a countdown.
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