2nd November, 2020
LA-based filmmaker JiHee Nam joins us to discuss how Korean traditions & Japanese terms influenced her animated CalArts short 'Knife Hanging From a Tree'.
14th September, 2020
A strange colour knocks the world off-kilter in Yana Pan's delightfully strange animation '0000E8', an allegory for the experience of the Other.
20th May, 2020
Jonah Primiano walks DN through the instinctual process behind 'Driftless' his non-linear minimalist tome that repurposes footage of a beloved pet.
17th February, 2020
Director Lee Yoon Su joins us to discuss how societal expectations in her homeland led her to create animated short 'Chakham'.
11th December, 2019
Recent CalArts graduate Luca Cioci joins us to discuss why stop-motion was the perfect form for his short film 'Medium Rare'.
5th December, 2019
Jenna Caravello joins us to explain how fantasies of her father's phone company job inspired her to create a strange tale starring a “chatty corpse”
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