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A Statement on Adam Ellis’ Plagiarism Accusation & Backbone Films’ Short Film ‘Keratin’

In light of Adam Ellis' plagiarism accusation about the short film Keratin we would like to share this statement from our editor about the film's removal.

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Film Festival, News

Welcome to WeAreDN // Offline

Kicking off next week, DN ventures out into the real world for the inaugural edition our new ongoing screening series WeAreDN // Offline.

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News

Directors Notes is Now Open for Submissions!

Finally! Directors Notes is now open for submissions. Send us your films (short or feature length) and we vow to get back to you within 7-days.

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Documentary, Film Festival, Live Action, News

13th Mobile Film Festival Award Winners

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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News

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

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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Article, News

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

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

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News

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

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

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News

Transmedia 2.0 by Nuno Berardo

"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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News

The Film Festival Reader

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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Animation, News

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

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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News, Podcasts

Answer a Few Questions & Help Make DN Great!

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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News

DN2012 – A Year in Numbers

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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