21st July, 2020
Jonathan May showcases the unique and inspiring characters who find a sense of belonging in one of Australia's most remote towns in 'Rear View Mirror'.
10th July, 2020
Toby Morris combines retro 60s archival footage with a repressed skateboarding housewife for his new experimental short 'Space: A Skate Odyssey'.
18th May, 2020
Toby Morris tells DN how he fostered a sense of community on the set of 'Cooee' his proof-of-concept sci-fi set in a dystopian vision of South Australia.
13th May, 2020
Blending beauty and terror M.P. Wills' 'Blood Orange' is alternately horrifying and hilarious. We sat down with the director to discuss his short film!
Live Action, Premiere
29th April, 2020
Matthew Thorne reveals how dream-generated imagery and magic realism inspired his outback-set father and son drama 'The Sand That Ate The Sea'.
2nd March, 2020
Gabriel Francis on dry comedy 'Perisher', the story of a high school graduate, a geologist and a retired racehorse facing uncertain futures in a small town
26th February, 2020
DN speaks with documentarian Matias Bolla about 'Campesinos' his film about the lives of Chilean gauchos, and their journey of tradition and endurance.
18th February, 2020
Animator Robert Grieves returns to DN to explain how we went about bringing the climate change discourse to life in this impressive explainer short.
14th February, 2020
We speak to writer/director Armand De Saint-Salvy about his raw emotional drama 'The Craft' - a cautionary tale about an actress pushed beyond her limits.
30th January, 2020
W.A.M. Bleakley tells us how he created a tragic true-life story of silence & loyalty about a teen who witnesses his friends commit an ultra-violent act.
20th January, 2020
Ben Dean explains how he used a mixture of formats to capture the essence of larger than life-sized artist Kitt Bennett in kinetic profile doc 'KITT'.
16th January, 2020
A local cop finds himself embroiled in a dangerous game of cat & mouse with a devoutly religious family in Robert Linsley's psychological horror 'Ritual'.
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