Animation, Film Festival, Live Action, Music
23rd August, 2019
August bank holiday weekend is the time when DN gathers our favourite short films and music videos from the past year for our Reading & Leeds screenings.
Asides, Live Action
21st August, 2019
Kate Martin stars as a young woman caught in the grip of a downward spiral of emotion in Brooks Reynold’s gripping 16mm micro-short 'Sweet William'.
Live Action, Premiere
15th August, 2019
Brooklyn-based director Matt Cascella tells DN how he maintained a consistent tone throughout the vignettes of his lifecycle of a mattress short 'Beds'.
Moscow director Artemy Ortus reveals how he marshalled resources for whistle-stop New York production 'In Women We Trust' - a celebration of female power.
13th August, 2019
Barret Bowman tells DN how he created the practical effects used for his gross-out comedy 'Baby Bird', a short about a games night that goes much too far.
6th August, 2019
Kristian Mercado Figueroa reveals how he melded an organic approach with a push it till it breaks mentality to dig into Billie Eilish's creative process.
5th August, 2019
Mariia Ponomarova joins DN for the premiere 'Ardea' - the story of a gentle park run which quickly escalates into a competitive battle of one-upmanship.
2nd August, 2019
Sheila Avellino & Brandon Habuda tell DN how extensive planning & a rigid shot list maximised their use of golden hour light in refugee drama 'Blackbird'.
30th July, 2019
DN speaks with Bobb Barito about the thematic implications of Independence Day, the culture of abusers, and overcoming on-set issues for 'Light My Fire'.
26th July, 2019
"The Puddles act as a kind of catalyst to articulate separation" - writer/director Tim Keeling discusses his enigmatic six-minute short 'Two Puddles'.
25th July, 2019
Dee Meaden explains how concerns about our attitudes towards the homeless inspired her short film exploration of the line between creativity and delusion.
Still asking the questions we all want the answers to, Daniel Koren petitions the almighty for a nipple volume knob in comedy rumination 'Letter To God'.
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