Art & Fashion
VERSUS discuss the unexpected cohesive aesthetic of their film trilogy showcasing Western Sydney's typically underrepresented and under-resourced artists.
George Thomson and Lukas Schrank explain how their kit choices allowed them to gain a more intimate perspective for their short documentary.
Live Action, Premiere
Filmmaker Seamus Murphy talks to DN about the painstaking production design which set the stage for his absurd comedy short starring Nicholas Hope.
Lachlan Pendragon takes DN through the creation of the clever yet whimsical character models featured in his metarealism Oscar nominated animation short.
Directing duo VERSUS talk to DN about building an original zoopraxiscope to give life to unique archival images in their celebratory dance film.
Victoria Singh-Thompson on how smart music choices and innovative freeze-frame effects capture her characters on a rebellious night out.
Rhys Days explains the challenges involved with shooting in remote Australian rainforests for his enigmatic ecological narrative.
Harry Windsor discusses making the leap from film journalist to director with his nuanced drama about a young mother hitting the reset button on her life.
Jesse Leaman tells DN how he and his team rallied together to create a distinctive dance music video with minimal crew and a microbudget.
Joseph Chebatte digs into the 180 rule breaks, jarring tone shifts & compelling Charles Alexander performance which underpin his gangland soliloquy short.
David Easteal returns to DN to discuss shooting almost entirely from the back of a car for his truly transportive hybrid docu-fiction feature debut.
Fully computer-generated, Simon Robson discusses the making of his urgent call to action animation, a potent metaphor for environmental wastefulness.
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