Premiere Category

Animation, Premiere

Sofia Gutman Achieves Emotional Clarity Through the Recreation of Memory in Animated Short ‘Rehovot’

Making its online premiere on Directors Notes today, Sofia Gutman discusses her exploration into the shared nature of memory and film in animated short

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Live Action, Premiere

Brendan Beachman Finds Dirt, Greed and Destiny in the Desert in Dark Satirical Comedy ‘Intersection’

Director Brendan Beachman discusses creating surprise desert explosions and avoiding ant casualties on his darkly satirical new short ‘Intersection.’

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Animation, Premiere

Love, Family & A Very Canine Christmas: Luke Kondor & Emma Reading Warm Our Hearts with ‘Doghouse’

Director Luke Kondor and Animator Emma Reading talk to DN about fear, locally sourced collaborators and how the pair captured the magic of confused

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Art & Fashion, Premiere

John Charter Takes a Hypnotic Trip of Inward Exploration & Inner Demons in ‘Exile’

John Charter joins DN to discuss 'Exile' - an art film which explores the clash between miniature terrain and expansive vistas, fleeting motion against

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Animation, Premiere

Jessica Ashman Finds Acceptance of the Other in her BAFTA Winning Short ‘Fixing Luka’

Premiering online here at DN, Jessica Ashman’s beautifully intricate stop-motion short 'Fixing Luka' tells the affecting story of Lucy, a girl who believes

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Live Action, Premiere

Balancing the Nostalgic Past with the Unknown Future in Jordan Michael Blake’s ‘Yeye Bells Shiver’

DN presents the online premiere of director Jordan Michael Blake's nostalgic NYU short 'Yeye Bells Shiver' which takes us on 'an ethereal, bittersweet journey

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