Music Category

Kristian Mercado Figueroa Brings Reggaeton Culture to Futuristic Life in SXSW-Winning Animation ‘Nuevo Rico’

Animation, Music

1st December, 2021

Kristian Mercado Figueroa takes us inside the oversaturated colours, steampunk aesthetic and blend of styles comprising his Latinx Futurism short.

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A Pregnant Spy Goes Into Hiding in Willem Kantine’s Subversive Music Video/Short Film Hybrid ‘Homunculus’

Live Action, Music

25th November, 2021

Willem Kantine reveals how his Sevdaliza music video takes a critical perspective on representations of pregnant women in Western society.

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Enea Colombi’s ‘Non Esiste Amore A Napoli’ Sets Tropico’s Music in a Forbidding Yet Beautiful Landscape

Music

20th October, 2021

Enea Colombi shares how he used non-actors and stunning vistas for his enigmatic music video about escaping the trap of destiny.

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Tom & Theo Realise a Chaotic Heist for the Goose That Lays Golden Eggs in Pulpy Music Video ‘01G’

Music, Premiere

15th October, 2021

Co-Directors Tom & Theo deconstruct the heist sequence of their strange crime-infused music video for Cheap Electric Pink Wool's '01G'.

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Lado Kvataniya’s ‘Revansh’ is a Violent Allegorical Representation of the Gritty Reality of Life in Modern Russia

Music

6th October, 2021

Lado Kvataniya discusses staging a surreal metaphorical portrait of Russian living using 16mm and hidden cuts for Husky track 'Revansh'.

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Brock Newman & Shamlo Faek Seamlessly Combine Multiple Realities in Lael Music Video ‘Crazy’

Music

16th September, 2021

Brock Newman takes us through crafting a gothic fantasy asylum populated with multiple versions of artist Lael in his & Shamlo Faek's creepy promo 'Crazy'.

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Vira-Lata Linger in the Purgatorial Reality Between Heaven and Hell in Sensorial Music Video ‘Medo’

Music

14th September, 2021

Directing duo Vira-Lata talk to us about utilising the gritty feeling of authenticity lent by expired 16mm stock in their sensorial Terno Rei music video.

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A Complex World Is Born in Marco Fontan’s Intricately Animated Music Video ‘Convolution’

Animation, Music

13th September, 2021

Marco Fontan digs into the technical benefits of 3D animation software Houdini and how it allowed him to sculpt his mesmerising music video for Kinkajous.

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A Caregiving Daughter and Her Ailing Father Connect in Alexander Farah’s Bittersweet ‘Meet You at the Light’

Music

27th August, 2021

Alexander Farah describes the multi-week process his real-life father-daughter actors underwent to get screen ready for his intimate Desirée Dawson promo

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Will Goodfellow, Tom Noakes & Greg Sharp Bring Anime Flair to Salvatore Ganacci’s Banger ‘Fight Dirty’

Animation, Music

24th August, 2021

With fast action, dystopian world-building and an underdog story, the music video for DJ Salvatore Ganacci's 'Fight Dirty' pays homage to classic Anime.

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Genesis Owusu Fights Physical and Societal Entrapment in VERSUS’ Live Performance Film ‘The Fall’

Music

20th August, 2021

Directing duo VERSUS speak to DN about capturing Genesis Owusu's frenetic charisma in the vast live environment of Phoenix Central Park for 'The Fall'.

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James Price Translates 70s New York into Modern Glasgow in Lo-Fi Crime Music Video ‘Diamonds Into Dust’

Music

9th August, 2021

James Price returns to discuss using a humble handheld camera to create exhilarating Americana-influenced Glasgow crime music video 'Diamonds Into Dust'.

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