Jack Weisman and Gabriela Osio Vanden tell DN how they developed the self-aware approach of their shifted perspective polar bear documentary short.
Live Action, Premiere
Robert Mentov explains how he and Dwight Jantzi created a fresh gangster tale with evocative lighting, religious images and an 80s-style soundtrack.
Brendan Prost breaks down the pivotal tonal shift at the centre of his unsettling examination of loneliness and desolation.
David Findlay explains how he constructed the subtle yet emotional journey of his short LGBTQ drama about grief and friendship during post-production.
Art & Fashion
Kevin Kim tells DN how he conjured the hazy, wide-angled look of Wong Kar-Wai's Happy Together and Fallen Angels for his Alex S. Yu fashion short.
Art & Fashion, Premiere
Yú explains how the transition in her experimental dance short from 16mm film to digital is emblematic of her themes of gender fluidity.
Mat Sheldon talks to DN about manifesting his mother's personal diaries into a captivating emotive monologue film performed by Ellora Torchia.
Jean-Vital Joliat describes how his grandmother's relationship with dementia directly informed the precise storytelling in his tender music video.
Solmund MacPherson reveals how the farcical nature of everyday life inspired his short film about a wolf hiding inside a human skin.
We speak to Sina Dolati about the lengthy learn on the job edit which transformed his innovative VR/360 music video into its slick accessible 2D version.
Christian Schultz discusses working with acclaimed music video director Jodeb as documentary subject for an intimate portrait of how he finds inspiration.
Anna Maguire and Julia Lederer discuss the transitional process from stage to screen of their drama about a woman's self-destructive compulsion.
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