8th September, 2021
DN narrows down the impressive 150 film lineup streaming at Encounters Film Festival 2021 this year into a list of ten recommended must-sees.
Film Festival, Music
25th June, 2021
The Berlin Music Video Awards is Europe's biggest festival for music promos. We have the lowdown on the ten most dazzling videos from the 2021 lineup.
Documentary, Film Festival
11th June, 2021
Doc/Fest's brave curation of intimate shorts shows off the incredible possibilities inherent within the documentary form. Here are DN's favourite 10 picks.
28th May, 2021
An uplifting celebration of the best in British shorts - DN covers this year's The Shortest Nights festival offering a selection of ten must-see films.
18th May, 2021
From colourful claymations to gothic dramas, DN recommends ten shorts to catch at the National Film and Television School's 2021 Graduate Showcase.
Animation, Film Festival
2nd April, 2021
DN delivers a recommended selection of ten cutting-edge animated shorts available to stream online at GLAS Animation 2021.
22nd March, 2021
The features landing at SXSW were a mixed bag of scrappy documentaries and heartfelt debuts — here are ten of our favourite films.
16th March, 2021
As the festivities kick off at SXSW Online 2021, DN offers a selection of ten must-see short films to check out at the festival this year.
9th March, 2021
Spanning both the Berlinale shorts and the Forum Expanded section, here is our round-up of the best short films screened at the Berlinale 2021.
8th March, 2021
Featuring famous faces as well as up-and-coming directors to put on your radar these ten Berlinale 2021 features show off the diversity of their curation.
3rd February, 2021
DN offers a selection of ten must-see horror shorts currently available to stream at the 2021 edition of the Final Girls Berlin film festival.
20th January, 2021
DN offers ten recommendations from the London Film School's 2021 online graduate showcase of their prestigious MFA Filmmaking programme.
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