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Live Action

Mask-Clad Roller Skating Thieves Risk It All in Ben Dean’s Frenetic Dr. Dre Branded Short ‘Flipper’s Skate Heist’

Ben Dean tells DN how he imbued his action-packed and propulsive style of filmmaking into his branded short set around a roller skate heist.

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Art & Fashion

VERSUS Exquisitely Thread Together The Australian Ballet’s Rich History of 60 Years of Movement in ‘Beyond Words’

Directing duo VERSUS talk to DN about building an original zoopraxiscope to give life to unique archival images in their celebratory dance film.

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Art & Fashion

Alexander Ronsdorf Explores the Genesis of the Creative Process in Branded Short ‘White Blank Page’

Alexander Ronsdorf champions the restrictive yet freeing constraints of shooting on film for his dynamic Marshall Headphones branded short.

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Live Action

Brandon Tauszik’s Trifold ‘Bad Thoughts’ Book Trailer Showcases Modern Women Wrestling With Love and Adulthood

Brandon Tauszik reveals the creative journey of adapting Nada Alic's comic deviant short story collection into an exhilarating trio of book trailers.

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Art & Fashion

Louise de Nexon’s Stylish Spec Ad ‘Beyond Converse’ Is an Ode to the Boundless Power of Imagination

Louise de Nexon talks through the expressive qualities of the 16mm cinematography and inspired staging featured in her invigorating Converse spec spot.

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Live Action

Vira-Lata & Youth Express the Vibrancy of Mexican Culture in Their Co-Directed Branded Short ‘Nuestras Manos’

Vira-Lata tell DN how they collaborated with Youth to capture the colourful authenticity of Mexico's cultural heritage for their short film.

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Art & Fashion

Ewurakua Dawson-Amoah Highlights the Vibrancy of Black Stories With Celebratory MTV Branded Short ‘Noitamalcer’

Ewurakua Dawson-Amoah explains how she subverted stories of black pain with her vibrant joyous Juneteenth-set branded short.

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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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