Music Category

Documentary, Music

Las Vegas’ Original Elvis Impersonator Confronts His Fading Identity in Ivan Olita’s Short Doc ‘A King’

Ivan Olita shares how he authentically portrayed the Las Vegas visitors rarely see for his film about the conflicted identity of an Elvis impersonator.

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Music

Alex Cook’s Ghostly Sci-Fi Short for Son Lux’s ‘Undertow’ Sees a Man Haunted by an Ethereal Doppelgänger

Alex Cook delineates the process of creating the VFX for the flowing, ghost-like liquid featured in his short film/music video hybrid for Son Lux.

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Music

Zuzanna Plisz’s Striking Monochrome Horror Music Video ‘I DIED’ Takes Direct Aim at Dated Catholic Mores

Zuzanna Plisz discusses using monochrome cinematography, subverted horror tropes & slowly building atmosphere to create her striking music video.

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Live Action, Music

Waley Wang’s ‘Teen Troubles in Dirty Jersey’ Captures the Thrums of Punk, Toxic Masculinity & Disaffected Angst

Waley Wang discusses combining 16mm & Hi8 home video style footage to fully embody the nostalgic memories of The Black Skirts' New Jersey punk roots.

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Music

Twin Brothers Have to Say a Tragic Goodbye in Argam Gevorgyan’s Experimental Vertical Drama ‘La Beaute’

Argam Gevorgyan enlightens DN as to how his latest short film is informed by his ongoing obsession with Armenia's rich history and culture.

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Music

Spirits Awaken in an Estranged Crimson World in Hannah Doerr’s Mystical Infrared Music Video ‘RUINS’

Hannah Doerr speaks about the meticulous tests and setup that underpinned the otherworldly infrared look of her Butoh dance music video.

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Music

Martin Wolfgang Klapperbein’s ‘Fuk It’ Depicts the Ensuing Chaos of an All Too Relatable Burnout

Martin Wolfgang Klapperbein breaks down the gear and processes of his candid NYC streets shot, frenzied music video for Tobias Dray.

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Music

Omer Ben-Shachar Queries the Masked Nature of Identity in Hybrid Claudio Olachea Music Video ‘Down Here’

Omer Ben-Shachar tells DN how he achieved the disturbing tone of his forced persona short through the use of creepy prosthetics and ominous camera angles.

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Animation, Music

Lucas Hrubizna Traverses Purgatory Through Five Uncanny Groundbreaking VolCap Music Videos for Sad Night Dynamite

Lucas Hrubizna shares his experience of pushing volumetric capture technology to achieve the eerie visuals of his music video compilation.

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Music

Giada Bossi’s Hybrid Short ‘Quattro Pareti’ Takes Us on a Painful Yet Tender Reflection of Grief

Giada Bossi talks to us about using 16mm to capture the dreamy yet emotionally challenging scenes of loss for her music video/narrative crossover short.

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Music

A Lone Horseman Harbours a Burning Secret in Santiago Posada’s Music Video for Miraclis’ Eerie Track ‘Scienter’

Santiago Posada recalls the multiple trips he took to a remarkable festival in rural Colombia that inspired his ethereal music video.

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Music

Yulya Litinskaya’s Dark Video for Tosya Chaikina’s ‘Arrows Have Struck in the Heart’ Shows a World in Decay

Yulya Litinskaya explains how she smoothly incorporated naturalistic movements into the expressive choreography of her foreboding music video.

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