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15th January, 2021
Ursula Ellis talks emotional history and developing a vintage filmic look for her South-set coming of age drama 'For George on His 30th Birthday'.
23rd November, 2020
Inspired by the Indonesian comic book, Michael Kam's 'Melodi' elegantly tells the story of a young boy trying in vain to do the right thing for his crush.
20th October, 2020
Chloe Sarbib discusses exploring the emotional confusion caused by the shifting dynamics of a lifelong friendship in coming of age short 'Girl Friend'.
7th October, 2020
Matthew Puccini talks to DN about exposing the reality of queer sex in his authentic and sex-positive coming-of-age drama ‘Dirty’.
16th September, 2020
Kathy Esquenazi-Mitrani discusses weaving her experience with expectations of femininity into disquietingly honest coming-of-age drama 'Rubbed in Pink'.
28th July, 2020
Battling a depressed mental state and a broken heart, Dan Lesser's 'Come on Eileen' sees its troubled protagonist dance her way to salvation.
30th April, 2020
DN sits down with Madja Amin for a detailed discussion about his debut short 'Stray Sheep', an allegorical depiction of the nature of manhood and sacrifice
22nd April, 2020
Ben Strang dives deep into the trials and tribulations of shooting in challenging conditions on a remote fishing island for SXSW winning drama 'Beast'.
10th April, 2020
Victoria Rivera talks flawed protagonists, the morality of inaction and making audiences uncomfortably complicit in her gut punch of a short 'Night Swim'.
31st March, 2020
Paris Zarcilla takes us inside the intense world of competitive gymnastics and the tumultuous relationship of 2 brothers vying for validation in 'Pommel'.
20th February, 2020
DN speaks to Thea Hvistendahl about her coming of age drama 'Virgins4Lyfe' - a short which sees the carnal agenda of a holiday test a teen friendship.
7th November, 2019
We sit down with Jeremy Merrifield to learn how he used the superhero mythos to explore the issue of toxic masculinity in his AFI thesis short 'Balloon'.
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