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13th Mobile Film Festival Award Winners

Documentary, Film Festival, Live Action, News

14th March, 2018

Wrapping up its 13th edition the Mobile Film Festival illustrates that even the shortest of short films can be poetic, aesthetic and impactful.

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Calling All Female Filmmakers: A Look Inside the London Film Academy’s Pioneers Award Bursary

News

30th January, 2018

The deadline for London Film Academy's Pioneers Award is soon! DN spoke with LFA's co-founder Anna MacDonald about their scholarship for female filmmakers.

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Welcome to the New Directors Notes: A Long Overdue Redesign & Rebranding

Article, News

25th July, 2016

To celebrate our 10-year Anniversary we've redesigned the Directors Notes site - check out the changes in this post

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Thinking of attending Film School? Then Director Jason B. Kohl has just the book for you.

News

7th October, 2015

Director (and now Author) Jason B. Kohl shares the inspiration behind his latest project - 'Film School: A Practical Guide to an Impractical Decision' - A

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Have Your Say in the Future of DN: Please Fill Out Our Quick Survey

News

26th June, 2015

Help us to improve your DN experience by completing our quick and easy survey.

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Transmedia 2.0 by Nuno Berardo

News

12th August, 2014

"The book is extensive and thoughtful in covering all the areas of thinking, planning and action required when considering content in the contemporary

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The Film Festival Reader

News

9th December, 2013

When people within my new field of Academia ask about my background I tell them I’m a screenwriter and producer, festival director and programmer, critic,

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Attention British Short Filmmakers…This is Berlin Calling!

Film Festival, News

15th November, 2013

Calling all British filmmakers: the Lichtspielklub short film festival in Berlin is once again calling for the most exciting, funniest, strangest and

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Exploring the McLaren’s Workshop app with David OReilly & Patrick Doyon

Animation, News

12th June, 2013

It’s not often we’ll dedicate a whole post on DN to a new piece of technology – but then again it’s not often its promotional campaign will feature

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Answer a Few Questions & Help Make DN Great!

News, Podcasts

2nd May, 2013

We know that some of you have been with us since our earliest days, for which we're eternally grateful, but over the past 7 years you've all remained a

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Short Film ‘Between Beasts’ Actually a Case Study on Internet Bullying

Animation, News

10th April, 2013

When I featured Jesper Eriksson’s dark short Between Beasts on the site last week, I thought the film might amass a fair bit of interest surrounding

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DN2012 – A Year in Numbers

News

21st January, 2013

With January 2013 marking 6 years and 7 months since Directors Notes first started sharing insights into the world of independent film, we decided to take a

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