Canada Tag Archive

Vincent René-Lortie Navigates the Emotions of a Seven Year Old Through Krump in Dance Film ‘Sit Still’

Art & Fashion

15th April, 2021

Vincent René-Lortie explains his desire to focus in on the underestimated power of childhood expression for his Films.Dance short 'Sit Still'.

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Craig Range Elegiacally Captures a Dying Way of Rural Life in Meditative Music Video ‘Everything Reminds Me’

Music

9th April, 2021

Craig Range breaks down the process behind his 'Everything Reminds Me' music video - a gorgeous document of rural life on the Saskatchewan prairie.

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Kiril Shmidov Captures the Dawn of the Pandemic From an Aerial Perspective in Drone Short ‘We Above III’

Documentary, Premiere

11th February, 2021

Kiril Shmidov discusses the third instalment of his drone series 'We Above', which captures the visual grandeur of a world on the precipice of a pandemic.

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An Exiled Author Is Thrown Into a Dance With His Inner Demons in Alexandre Richard’s ‘Autonome’

Music

3rd December, 2020

The story of a writer's descent into isolated madness is conveyed through dance in Alexandre Richard's prescient music video for Mada Mada's 'Autonome'.

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A Teenager Reveals Illicit Feelings for Her Guardian in Alexandre Richard’s LGBTQ Music Video ‘Ellipse’

Music

10th November, 2020

Complicated power dynamics and repressed emotions are confronted in Alexandre Richard's heartfelt and dreamlike music video for Felixe's anthemic 'Ellipse'.

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The Magic of Arc’teryx Clothing is Powerfully Celebrated in Adam William Wilson’s Immersive ‘Flow with Life’

Art & Fashion, Premiere

26th October, 2020

A love letter to water, Adam William Wilson reveals how 'Flow with Life' became an outdoor gear film that's unafraid to confront vulnerability.

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Nano Clow Provides a Fresh Surrealist Take on the Post-Apocalyptic Genre in ‘The Loneliest Boy in the World’

Live Action, Premiere

14th October, 2020

Shot in the beautiful British Columbia countryside Nano Clow's The Loneliest Boy in the World' conveys loneliness through a mix of fascinating contrasts.

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An Automated Sexual Encounter Produces Enlightening Results in Kalainithan Kalaichelvan’s ‘80613’

Live Action, Premiere

4th August, 2020

Kalainithan Kalaichelvan takes DN through the important conversations surrounding consent he hopes to provoke with his experimental romance short '80613'.

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Ethan Godel Imagines a World Where Romantic Conversation Is a Paid for Service in Sci-Fi Comedy ‘Vessel’

Live Action, Premiere

27th May, 2020

Ethan Godel talks creating the vision of an alternate present through purposefully archaic production design for sci-fi comedy dating short 'Vessel'.

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Emily Jenkins & Justin Black Replicate Human Consciousness in Groundbreaking POV Short ‘Terminally in Love’

Live Action, Premiere

23rd March, 2020

Co-Directors Justin Black and Emily Jenkins join DN to discuss the rigorous camera tests behind 'Terminally in Love' their first-person tale of broken love.

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Bedroom Insecurities Spiral out of Control in Greg Fox’s Unsatisfied Romance Comedy ‘I Love You, Hannah’

Live Action

18th March, 2020

"A guy… in a sex shop… holding two dildos…" We talk strong character motivations and sexual insecurity with 'I Love You, Hannah' director Greg Fox.

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José Lourenço Unveils the Neurotic Inner Monologues of a First Date in ‘Romance Language’

Live Action

12th March, 2020

José Lourenço explains how he created an alternative approach to shooting comedy for his awkward first date short 'Romance Language'.

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