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Andrew Wonder & Colleen Dodge Intimately Capture a Uniquely American Tradition in Doc Short ‘The Great Fair’

Documentary

31st August, 2021

Andrew Wonder & Colleen Dodge discuss the slow motion, modified camera lenses & attention to detail of their celebration of a uniquely American tradition.

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Ewurakua Dawson-Amoah Challenges the Aestheticising of Black Lives in Ardent Visual Poem ‘Gold Token’

Art & Fashion

30th August, 2021

Ewurakua Dawson-Amoah explains how she channelled her frustration with the surface level activism of the BLM movement into her visual poem 'Gold Token'.

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A Caregiving Daughter and Her Ailing Father Connect in Alexander Farah’s Bittersweet ‘Meet You at the Light’

Music

27th August, 2021

Alexander Farah describes the multi-week process his real-life father-daughter actors underwent to get screen ready for his intimate Desirée Dawson promo

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Reading & Leeds 2021 Cinema Tent Shorts…It’s Good to be Back

Film Festival

26th August, 2021

A time honoured tradition DN re-emerges into the world for our Cinema Tent shorts programme, screening live at the Reading & Leeds festivals this weekend.

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Will Goodfellow, Tom Noakes & Greg Sharp Bring Anime Flair to Salvatore Ganacci’s Banger ‘Fight Dirty’

Animation, Music

24th August, 2021

With fast action, dystopian world-building and an underdog story, the music video for DJ Salvatore Ganacci's 'Fight Dirty' pays homage to classic Anime.

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Denzel Whitaker Spotlights the Toxic Collision of Modern Celebrity, Cancel Culture and Mental Health in ‘5150′

Live Action

24th August, 2021

We talk to Denzel Whitaker about delving into the power of modern celebrity in our culture and the complexities of race in America in short film '5150'.

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A Displaced Hawaiian Native Takes a Cryptic Job in Bradley Tangonan’s Mythic Drama ‘River of Small Gods’

Live Action

23rd August, 2021

Bradley Tangonan explains how he intertwined the stories of past and present to create a contemporary myth for his Hawaiian drama 'River of Small Gods'.

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Genesis Owusu Fights Physical and Societal Entrapment in VERSUS’ Live Performance Film ‘The Fall’

Music

20th August, 2021

Directing duo VERSUS speak to DN about capturing Genesis Owusu's frenetic charisma in the vast live environment of Phoenix Central Park for 'The Fall'.

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Saul Abraham Deftly Tackles the Friction Between Masculine Stereotypes and Male Mental Health in ‘Enjoy’

Live Action

19th August, 2021

Saul Abraham talks us through the careful precautions he and his crew took to portraying male mental health on-screen for his tender drama 'Enjoy'.

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Eno Crafts an Ode to the Agony of Orphaned Creative Ideas in Referential Ad Satire ‘The Pitch’

Live Action

18th August, 2021

Eno shares how his own experiences working in treatments fuelled the satirical basis of his hilarious advertising call comedy short 'The Pitch'.

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Tony Wang Encourages Us to Share Our Inner Emotions Through One-Take Dance Short ‘Kindred Bodies’

Art & Fashion

17th August, 2021

Tony Wang reveals how the creative distillation of his dance film resulted in its emotive choreography being captured in a single observational shot.

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How Colin Read Built a 35mm Bullet Time Rig for Experimental Converse Skateboard Short ‘Time Web’

Art & Fashion

16th August, 2021

DN alum Colin Read explains the intricate technical solutions needed to execute his frozen skateboarding 104 pinhole camera Converse short ’Time Web’.

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