Canada Tag Archive

Solmund MacPherson Discovers the Intimacy of Consensual Violence in ‘A Short Documentary About People Fighting’


1st August, 2019

Solmund MacPherson reveals how curiosity about getting hit in the face led to his intimate brawling film 'A Short Documentary About People Fighting'.

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A Woman Finds Herself Frozen out of the Office Spoils in Emmanuel Tenenbaum’s Uncomfortable Drama ‘Two Dollars’

Live Action

15th July, 2019

DN speaks to Montreal director Emmanuel Tenebaum about the advantages of making his uncomfortable office drama 'Two Dollars' under strict time pressures.

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David Findlay Explores the Nexus of Gabe ‘Nandez’s Malian Heritage & Daily Reality in Performance Promo ‘I.D.’


10th July, 2019

David Findlay explains how he used emblems of African culture to explore the nexus between Gabe ‘Nandez’s heritage & his daily reality in 'I.D.'.

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Persian Empire: She Got Confused // He Wouldn’t Sleep

Animation, Asides, Music

10th July, 2019

Conlan Normington takes us on a road trip through the chaos & confusion of a breakup in trippy dual music video 'She Got Confused' & 'He Wouldn’t Sleep'.

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Farhad Ghaderi Tells a Tale of Two Brothers in His Music Video for Jordan Klassen’s ‘Virtuous Circle’


26th June, 2019

Farhad Ghaderi reveals to DN how he developed a strong relationship between his actors for his volatile brothers music video 'Virtuous Circle'.

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Kaayla Whachell Examines Societal Representations of the Female Form in Experimental Short ‘Single Persephone’

Art & Fashion, Premiere

6th June, 2019

Kaayla Whachell & Brock Newman explain why they chose to create a feminist film that was a true collaboration between women & men in 'Single Persephone'.

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Vincent René-Lortie Takes a Trip into Temporal Nightmares in Dance Short ‘The Man Who Traveled Nowhere in Time’

Art & Fashion

4th June, 2019

DN talks to Vincent René-Lortie about collaborating with Trip The Light Fantastic for temporal nightmare dance film 'The Man Who Traveled Nowhere in Time'

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An Isolated Girl Forges a Bond with a Dangerous Kindred Spirit in Morgana Mckenzie’s Sinister Fairy Tale ‘Wild’

Live Action, Premiere

29th May, 2019

Morgana McKenzie reveals how she used practical effects to tell the story of an isolated girl who finds understanding in a dangerous kindred spirit.

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La Famille Ouellette: Satin

Asides, Music

10th May, 2019

Things get steamy and a tad uncomfortable when a wife indulges in a virtual tryst with a handsome electrician in Philippe Grenier’s 'Satin' music video.

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Lucas Hrubizna Depicts the Cruel Indifference of High School in Dark Music Video ‘Joseph in the Bathroom’


6th May, 2019

Dir. Lucas Hrubizna shares how he used VFX to confront the cruel indifference of high school in his eerie Sam Tudor music video 'Joseph in the Bathroom'.

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Robert Mentov Documents the Story of the Female Boxers Who Protect the Women of Kampala’s Slums in ‘Katanga’

Documentary, Live Action

10th April, 2019

Robert Mentov tells DN about the practicalities of shooting in the slums of Kampala, using unprofessional actors and finding stories that need a voice.

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Shervin Kermani Expresses the Universal Pain of Heartache in His Crushingly Raw Breakup Short ‘The Last Message’

Art & Fashion, Documentary

29th March, 2019

Shervin Kermani talks to DN about transforming personal heartache into universally relatable emotion in devastating breakup short 'The Last Message'.

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