Live Action, Premiere
Colby Day explains how he practically translated his intimate play, about a couple experiencing new love, into a free-flowing dance short.
Jacob Lee tells us how dancing as a means of stress relief became a self-shot, BAFTA-nominated documentary about overcoming depression and anxiety.
Art & Fashion
Nat Gee explains how she used movement and camerawork to convey the inner workings of an intense anxiety attack for her experimental dance short.
Art & Fashion, Premiere
Ben Kadie and JA Collective break down the process of developing the trippy infinite queue effect featured in their surreal dance short.
Corina Andrian explains how she used improvisation, the inspiration of everyday city life and a dreamlike logic for her startling dance film.
Alexander Stamatiadis shares how he and his crew battled through freezing cold, snowy shooting conditions to capture their tender dance short.
Phillip Kaminiak walks us through the concentric imagery, stunning drone shots and bustling city atmosphere which characterises his compelling dance piece.
Directing duo VERSUS talk to DN about building an original zoopraxiscope to give life to unique archival images in their celebratory dance film.
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.
Yú explains how the transition in her experimental dance short from 16mm film to digital is emblematic of her themes of gender fluidity.
Riccardo Fusetti unpacks the expansive, mind-melting AI-generated imagery of his dazzling rotoscoped journey through human existence.
Hannah Doerr speaks about the meticulous tests and setup that underpinned the otherworldly infrared look of her Butoh dance music video.
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