23rd January, 2020
Mark Jenkin returns to DN to discuss 'Bait' his 16mm B&W, hand-processed and post-synced breakthrough feature about a struggling Cornish fisherman.
7th January, 2020
NFTS graduate Anushka Naanayakkara joins us to discuss the inspiration and production behind BAFTA-winning stop-motion short film 'A Love Story'.
5th November, 2019
Asher Jelinsky weighs up the risks & rewards of living as our authentic selves in their story of a transwoman mechanic whose separate lives begin to merge
1st November, 2019
Myriam Raja discusses her time at the NFTS, doubling rural Spain for 1800s India & utilising the power of silence in her coming of age grad short 'Azaar'.
11th April, 2018
Ainslie Henderson reveals how he turns ‘stuff’ into stop motion characters, eager to play out their one off animated roles in 'Stems'.
16th February, 2018
DN caught up with Harry Lighton to discuss shooting summer-for-winter on 16mm and subverting audience expectations in BAFTA nominated short 'Wren Boys'.
9th February, 2017
In Andrea Harkin's BAFTA nominated short, when a wanted young man returns home for a party the violent realities of Belfast in 1972 tragically hit home.
4th May, 2015
Gavin C Robinson tells DN how he brought together an aspiring hermit, an aspiring socialite and a shared flask of tea for his charming animation 'Hart’s
19th January, 2015
Premiering online here at DN, Jessica Ashman’s beautifully intricate stop-motion short 'Fixing Luka' tells the affecting story of Lucy, a girl who
1st October, 2014
We speak to Director Camille Stochitch about the development and production of her Student Academy Award-winning and BAFTA nominated short film about
28th May, 2014
Combining stop-motion, live-action and 3d animation, we speak to BAFTA winning filmmakers Ainslie Henderson and Will Anderson about their latest short
Live Action, Podcasts
23rd January, 2014
In her coming of age short Good Night, Muriel d’Ansembourg mines the rich vein of dark teenage life experience whilst sidestepping the all too obvious
Join the talented filmmakers featured on Directors Notes by submitting your film to the site now (read more on our Submit page).
Subscribe to the WeAreDN Vimeo channel for more curated films