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'.
26th February, 2019
Award-winning Estonian animator Martinus Klemet returns to Directors Notes to discuss his animated poem 'Angel's Trumpet'.
9th January, 2019
Director Astrid Goldsmith joins us to discuss funding and the importance of fabrics in her stop-motion post-Brexit pagan dance fantasy 'Quarantine'.
31st August, 2018
Renata Gasiorowska tells DN how she caused a scandal when a group of school children accidentally attended a screening of her erotic comedy short 'Pussy'.
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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