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Music

Sina Dolati Plunges Us Into the Hyper Frenzied Neurodiverse Perspective of Säye Skye’s Mind in ‘ADHD’

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.

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Documentary

Christian Schultz’s ‘Cultivating Originality with Director Jodeb’ Goes Deep on the Artistic Process

Christian Schultz discusses working with acclaimed music video director Jodeb as documentary subject for an intimate portrait of how he finds inspiration.

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Live Action

A Woman Finds Herself Obsessively Compelled to Dig a Hole in Anna Maguire’s Metaphorical Drama ‘It’s Nothing’

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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Live Action

Joseph Amenta Tells a Tale of Personal Refuge Within Kiki Ballroom Culture in LGBTQ Short ‘Haus’

Joseph Amenta discusses the research they did into the Kiki Ballroom scene in order to create a faithful representation of community.

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Live Action

Christmas Is a Time for Coming-Of-Age in Annie St-Pierre’s Festive Short ‘Like the Ones I Used to Know’

Annie St-Pierre tells DN why and how she staged her coming-of-age story about a broken family amidst the melancholy of the festive period.

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Live Action

Marianne Farley Imagines a Dystopic Near Future Where Abortions Are Banned for Her Thriller ‘Frimas’

Marianne Farley explains how she crafted high levels of emotional and narrative tension for the central set piece of her charged drama short.

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Art & Fashion

Sebastian Hill-Esbrand Extols the Need to Proudly Celebrate Diverse Womxn Bodies & Spirits in ‘Booty Freedom’

Sebastian Hill-Esbrand explains why his celebratory dance short spurred him to build a female-centric team of collaborators in front of & behind the camera.

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Art & Fashion

Caraz Straddles the Gap Between Childhood & Adulthood in the Surreal ‘Do Butterflies Remember Being Caterpillars?’

Caraz discusses the unpredictable and childlike choreography behind her surreal dance exploration of the dichotomy between childhood and adulthood.

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Live Action

Jordan Findlay Examines the Phenomena of Quantum Entanglement and the Power of Shared Experiences in ‘Limbic’

Director Jordan Findlay breaks down the complex 50-light lighting rig required for the ethereal visuals of his experimental 16mm short.

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Live Action

Fatty Soprano & Shutterr Examine Self-Worth and Online Culture in Experimental Drama ‘Dimanche’

Fatty Soprano & Shutterr talk through the technical know-how behind the alluring, hazy cinematography of their social media questioning drama 'Dimanche'.

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Music

Brock Newman & Shamlo Faek Seamlessly Combine Multiple Realities in Lael Music Video ‘Crazy’

Brock Newman takes us through crafting a gothic fantasy asylum populated with multiple versions of artist Lael in his & Shamlo Faek's creepy promo 'Crazy'.

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Music

A Caregiving Daughter and Her Ailing Father Connect in Alexander Farah’s Bittersweet ‘Meet You at the Light’

Alexander Farah describes the multi-week process his real-life father-daughter actors underwent to get screen ready for his intimate Desirée Dawson promo

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