A Teen Boy Tries to Stand Strong in the Wake of Losing a Parent in Robert Nyerges’ ‘Pops’

Live Action, Music

12th July, 2018

Robert Nyerges shares how the process of creating emotional music video 'Pops' for hip-hop duo THEY. became a cathartic experience for all involved.

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Nickname Szanto

Asides, Documentary

12th July, 2018

Henrik Hanson's short doc 'Nickname Szanto' follows Therese, one of Sweden’s leading gamers as she fights for her dream of gender equality in e-sports.

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A Woman’s Virtual Spirit Fights to Reenter Her Body in Kinect Dance Music Video ‘Blossom Through’

Live Action

11th July, 2018

Michael Gugger tells DN how he & Arthur Valverde combined dance footage with 3D depth data for distorted digital mirror music video 'Blossom Through'.

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Humankind’s Present & Potential Future Collide With the Past in Scott Geersen’s CGI Titles for TEDxSydney

Animation, Art & Fashion

10th July, 2018

Scott Geersen tells DN how he met the weighty challenge of summing up the good & the bad of our species in his 'Humankind' title sequence for TEDxSydney.

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Bad Deal

Asides, Live Action

10th July, 2018

Director Brendan Beachman finds inspiration in Ryan Kramer’s ToonHole comic strip for his cringe-inducing toilet comedy short 'Bad Deal'.

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A Grieving Woman Seeks Refuge in a Distorted Reality of Her Own Making in Natasza Cetner’s ‘Baraa’

Animation

9th July, 2018

Natasza Cetner takes DN inside the creation of 'Baraa', her moving contemplation on the impact of grief and its powerful ability to distort our perceptions.

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Years & Years: Palo Santo

Asides, Music

9th July, 2018

Fred Rowson heralds the release Years & Years’ 'Palo Santo' with a dark tale of humankind’s future existence as entertainment playthings for androids.

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A Dancer Pushes Through the Pain in Pursuit of Perfection in Mick Soiza’s ‘The Best is Yet to Come’

Live Action

6th July, 2018

Mick Soiza discusses capturing the resilience which lies behind the never-ending pursuit of greatness in dance short 'The Best is Yet to Come'.

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Art Attack

Asides, Documentary

6th July, 2018

Nils Clauss captures cultural values clashes between a group of international artists & South Korean villagers during a residency programme near the DMZ.

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Andrew De Zen Launches the First in a Series of Narrative Music Videos for Alaskan Tapes with ‘Waiting’

Music

5th July, 2018

Andrew De Zen talks to DN about providing a glimpse into unknown lives in 'Waiting', the first of a series of enigmatic music videos for Alaskan Tapes.

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The Eyes of Others

Asides, Live Action

5th July, 2018

A moment of self-aware clarity sees a man step out of the social media hampster wheel into the unfiltered reality he’s lost touch with.

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Kati Egely Considers Humanity’s Separation from the Natural World in Watercolor Music Video ‘Alegría’

Animation, Music

4th July, 2018

Animator Kati Egely tells DN how her music video reflection on humanity’s separation from the natural world evolved into a painted passion project.

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