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Music

‘Square It’ by Sammy Rawal Is the Cheesy Collaboration Music Video Celebration That We All Crave

We speak to director Sammy Rawal about celebrating everyone's favourite orange cheese slice in his hyper-stylized branded Kelis music video.

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Art & Fashion

Iacopo Carapelli Celebrates Individuality and Authenticity in His Vibrant Ray-Ban Branded Short ‘You’re On’

Iacopo Carapelli walks through the holistic approach to collaboration which guided his electrifying tribute film to how unique each one of us is.

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Art & Fashion

Paul Ward’s Surfing Film ‘Luck is Alive’ Creates a Kaleidoscopic Portrait of Animist Philosophy

Paul Ward talks us through shooting with a minimal crew while combining on the-the-fly footage, animation and special effects in his gorgeous surfing film.

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Art & Fashion

Diana Olifirova’s Solo Dance Film ‘Intrance’ is a Haunting Portrait of Life in the Shadow of Conflict

Diana Olifirova discusses using circular imagery, natural light & an expressive colour palette to capture life on the edge in her self-portrait dance film.

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Live Action

Ewurakua Dawson-Amoah Celebrates Black Power in Academic Spaces in Rousing Commercial Spot ‘We Are’

Ewurakua Dawson-Amoah talks about bringing her own cinematic sensibilities and desire to uplift the Black community to her first commercial spot.

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Live Action

Ben Lankester Urges Us to Break the Taboo Around Miscarriage in Tommy’s Advocacy Drama ‘Who’s Counting?’

Ben Lankester discusses deploying a smart reverse narrative, high attention to detail and minimal edits for his affecting taboo-busting drama.

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Art & Fashion

Ben Dean’s Propulsive Direction Transforms New York Into the Ultimate Dance Stage for Nike’s ‘Own The Floor’

Discover how through spinning shots, fluid combination of voiceover and music, and expressive, fun dance moves, Ben Dean created the ultimate ode to NYC.

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Live Action

Fernando Nogari Boldly Lays Out the Reasons We Plan Ahead in Striking Nubank Ad ‘Your Future’

Through striking black-and-white tableaus, Fernando Nogari's bustling panorama provides a list of wry reasons to prepare for the future.

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Art & Fashion

Cars and Choreography Collide in Alice Fassi’s Compelling Corporate Collaboration ‘Vogue-Maserati’

Alice Fassi explains how shooting on 16mm helped to provide artistic integrity and avoid a stereotypical ad look for her branded film.

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Documentary

Nathan Long’s ‘Calling Attendance’ is an Unflinching Snapshot of the Harsh Realities of Life for Too Many Children

We talk to director Nathan Long about drawing on the narrative aesthetics of photojournalism for his brutally stark and effective campaign film.

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Live Action

Wolfberg Recreate Moments of Historical Strife in Time-Hopping National Museum Film ‘Bright and Beautiful’

Wolfberg talk to DN about the technical challenges of recreating multiple major historical events for their epic museum film 'Bright and Beautiful'.

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Art & Fashion

How Colin Read Built a 35mm Bullet Time Rig for Experimental Converse Skateboard Short ‘Time Web’

DN alum Colin Read explains the intricate technical solutions needed to execute his frozen skateboarding 104 pinhole camera Converse short ’Time Web’.

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