20th May, 2020
Jonah Primiano walks DN through the instinctual process behind 'Driftless' his non-linear minimalist tome that repurposes footage of a beloved pet.
27th February, 2020
Hoping to "inspire people to feel empathy for those who are struggling" Case Jernigan discusses the motivation behind his latest short 'eggshell'.
21st February, 2020
Inspired by Japanese woodprints & Michael Dudok de Wit's 'The Red Turtle', Natasza Cetner discusses her RCA graduation film 'Nigel'.
17th February, 2020
Director Lee Yoon Su joins us to discuss how societal expectations in her homeland led her to create animated short 'Chakham'.
5th December, 2019
Jenna Caravello joins us to explain how fantasies of her father's phone company job inspired her to create a strange tale starring a “chatty corpse”
28th November, 2019
Carol Freeman reveals how a team of animators worked error-free for 14 months across nearly 4500 paintings for paint-on-glass short 'The Bird & the Whale'
23rd October, 2019
How dismantling a "straightforward narrative about a dead father" led Amanda Bonaiuto to create surreal CalArts grad film 'Hedge'.
Animation, Asides, Film Festival
24th September, 2019
Detroit studio Gunner raise a delightful menagerie of colourful critters in their playful evolution of ideas title sequence for animation festival Blend.
24th July, 2019
Director Tomas Ramanauskas joins us to discuss his existential short 'After Death, Before Hell' - a comedy about making plans in life.
9th July, 2019
Animator Laura Reedy joins us to discuss how being apart from family and her Grandmother's plates inspired her 87-second short film 'Ripple Home'.
14th June, 2019
French animator Julien Piau returns to Directors Notes for a third time, with his latest short 'ENTRE LES ROCHERS' (BETWEEN THE ROCKS).
1st March, 2019
Kadavre Exquis returns to Directors Notes for the first time in almost five years to discuss his eccentric pixel animation short film '.MP4'.
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