Premiere Category

Daniel Drummond Confronts Blue-Collar Working Class Issues in His Short Drama ‘A Foreman’

Live Action, Premiere

2nd May, 2019

Daniel Drummond tells DN about how audiences from all over the globe have resonated in similar ways to the grounding in his blue-collar drama 'A Foreman'.

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Dancer Sakeema Finds Truth & Understanding Through Movement in Bertil Nilsson’s Portrait Series ‘Figures’

Documentary, Premiere

30th April, 2019

Bertil Nilsson tells DN how he embraced spontaneity in order to explore the duality of home for young queer dancer Sakeema in doc portrait 'Figure 2'.

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Juliette Hüsler Steps Outside the Bounds of Space & Time in Experimental Solo Project ‘Circle’

Art & Fashion, Premiere

25th April, 2019

Juliette Hüsler talks to DN about working solo whilst attempting to creatively depict the theory of the multiverse in experimental short film 'Circle'.

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Ashley Robicheaux Reminisces on the Pleasures of Past Love in One-Shot R O B I Music Video ‘Handlebars’

Music, Premiere

17th April, 2019

DN speaks to Ashley Robicheaux about crafting a haunting mix of live performance & improvisational dance in one-shot R O B I music video 'Handlebars'.

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Florian Guibert Takes a Hypnotic Plunge into Sound & Vision for Piloot’s CGI Music Video ‘Gyre’

Animation, Music, Premiere

15th April, 2019

Florian Guibert reveals how his intimate knowledge as a member of Krautrock trio Piloot provided a creative guide for the visual experimentation of 'Gyre'

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How Two Randomly Paired Characters Led Matthew Lee to Create Stop-Motion Short ‘Cabin Pressure’

Animation, Premiere

15th April, 2019

Recent NFTS graduate Matthew Lee joins us to discuss stop-motion short 'Cabin Pressure' and how it helped shape his grad film 'One Liner'.

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How a Housemate’s “Frustrating Domestic Habits” Inspired Connor Bland to Create Tense Animation ‘FlyTrap’

Animation, Premiere

10th April, 2019

Connor Bland joins us to discuss his unusual short 'FlyTrap' - a claustrophobic animation about a germaphobe and his growing obsession with his housemate.

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Meet a Future Rally Driving Legend in Ossi Piispanen & Elliott Gonzo’s Finnish DIY Racing Scene Portrait ‘Taru’

Documentary, Premiere

8th April, 2019

Ossi Piispanen shares how he and Elliott Gonzo created a portrait of one teenage girl’s determination to claim her place in the world of rally driving.

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An Insecure Man Embraces His Desire to Become a Power Bottom in Kevin Rios’ Comedy ‘THE SHIT! An Opera’

Live Action, Premiere

4th April, 2019

DN speaks to Kevin Rios about power bottoms, self-induced panic and a wisdom-spouting stop-motion piece of crap in his comedy short 'THE SHIT! An Opera'.

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An Isolated Young Man’s Conspiracy Theories Push Him into the Darkness of Radicalism in Julian Tuna’s ‘Joy’

Music, Premiere

20th March, 2019

Julian Tuna's disturbingly relevant music video 'Joy' depicts how the conspiracy theories of an isolated young man push him further into radicalism.

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Jamieson Pearce Queries Morality and Mother/Son Dynamics in his Short Film Drama ‘Adult’

Live Action, Premiere

7th March, 2019

Jamieson Pearce tells DN how he approached his dramatic exploration of the emotional complexity of parental relationships in queer drama short 'Adult'.

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A Rural Woodworker Consumed by Grief Builds His Own Coffin in Sanford Jenkins Jr.’s USC Short ‘A Craftsman’

Live Action, Premiere

4th March, 2019

Sanford Jenkins Jr. joins DN for the premiere of his USC Diploma short 'A Craftsman', the story of a grief stricken widower who builds his own coffin.

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