24th March, 2021
Daria Geller outlines how she paid respect to Chekhov's original text in 'Him & Her', a captivating exploration of the toxic depths of romantic love.
23rd March, 2021
LEONE discusses drawing parallels between youthful romance, the natural world and an iconic Italian car for his form-melding music film 'Sting Like a Bee'
22nd March, 2021
The features landing at SXSW were a mixed bag of scrappy documentaries and heartfelt debuts — here are ten of our favourite films.
Film Festival, Live Action
21st March, 2021
Molly Gillis takes DN inside the creation of ‘Plaisir’, a sun-soaked autobiographical tale of self-discovery & unrequited love in the South of France.
20th March, 2021
Mitch Kalisa explains the unconscious racism that informed 'Play It Safe' his drama school-set film about a student coaxed into playing a racial stereotype.
19th March, 2021
Hannah Bang discusses channelling the visual flourishes of Wong Kar-wai & Park Chan-wook into the subtle cinematic style of her family drama short 'Soak'.
18th March, 2021
Co-Directors Ng Choon Ping & Sam H. Freeman discuss the importance of rehearsal when crafting the visceral tension of their jaw-dropping thriller 'Femme'.
17th March, 2021
Theo Rhys talks embracing the macabre for his ambitious horror musical 'Stuffed', the tale of a lonely taxidermist and her desire to stuff a human.
16th March, 2021
As the festivities kick off at SXSW Online 2021, DN offers a selection of ten must-see short films to check out at the festival this year.
Live Action, Premiere
15th March, 2021
Kylie Murphy discusses giving voice to untold stories in forthright short 'Green', exploring the culture of power and abuse in the entertainment industry.
12th March, 2021
Davi Pena delves into the construction of the nihilistic visuals of 'Eyes of Eidolon', his brutalistic fable about a remote loner's psychological descent.
11th March, 2021
Raphael Gonzalez explains how he delivered a witty, thoughtful portrayal of the bonds of friendship in his dark, impossible request comedy 'The Living'.
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