16th July, 2021
Toberg joins us to discuss assembling a human habitat in order of “critical” to “superfluous” in his epic continuous shot RCA short 'Pile'.
6th July, 2021
Kai Stänicke details how he drew inspiration from the animation styles of 80s & 90s German abstract films for his admonitory time crunch short ‘Pace’.
13th March, 2020
Eidy Knowles joins DN with epic sci-fi animated music video 'Babamimoun' and takes us through the 18 month solo-creation of this 3D race through evolution.
30th September, 2019
Stunning Supinfocom grad short 'Overrun' follows an ant’s desperate struggle to escape from an unknown dangerous, yet mesmerising world.
3rd July, 2019
Karni&Saul share how they combined dance, animation and nature for a silent rave to the gods of creativity in 'The problems aren’t us'.
28th June, 2019
Alessandra Leone tells DN how she partnered with Andreas Barden to create Zoë Mc Pherson's enthralling 3D looping music video 'Inouï (and free)'.
Animation, Art & Fashion
19th April, 2019
Joshua Dawson tells DN how he used drone footage & 3D modelling to create a foreboding vision of Chile's resource striped ghost towns in 'Loa's Promise'.
28th March, 2019
Filmmaker Velislava Gospodinova joins us on DN for the first time to discuss 'Firebird' - a rhythmic animated short inspired by mythological stories.
27th March, 2019
Ah Serif tells DN how siderodromophobia inspired him to take a playful animated swipe at our collective irrational fears in 3D animated short 'Phobias'.
Animation, Art & Fashion, Music
4th February, 2019
Sam Mason talks to DN about crafting a new mythology through surreal landscapes & impossible characters in his YGT collaboration 'Sinking Ship'.
18th December, 2018
We talk to VFX artist Daniel Prince about catching the directing bug and combining live action & computer animation for sci-fi Christmas short 'Invaders'.
11th September, 2018
An attempt to hit the books is derailed by the invasion of hedonistic party rabbits in Valere Amirault’s stylised 3D music video 'Keep My Baby Dancing'.
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