Dance Tag Archive

Animation, Music, Premiere

Benn Veasey’s ‘Vibration’ Is a Celebration of Dance and Community Manifested by Artificial Intelligence

Benn Veasey speaks to the narrative substance that needed to underpin the stylish AI generated imagery used in his globe-spanning music video.

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Art & Fashion

Kai Kurve’s Poetic and Propulsive ‘CORNERBOY’ Confronts the Corruption at the Heart of a Gangster’s Life

Kai Kurve shares how he created a dance hallucination of an eternal downfall with propulsive music, magic realist flourishes and a noirish tone.

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Art & Fashion, Live Action

Josh Leong’s ‘Sorry You Have to See This’ Empathetically Portrays Both Sides of a Mental Health Crisis

Mixing experimental dance with realist movements and non-diegetic with diegetic cues Josh Leong explains how he immersed us in a moving mental health story.

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Music

Dasha Gushchina’s ‘Standing Between Two Walls’ for Manizha Unpicks the Paradox of Russian-Tajik Identity

Dasha Guschina shares how she dramatised Russian-Tajik singer Manizha's complex identity through the choreography of everyday gestures.

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Music

Kyryl Volovych Creates Intimacy Through the Amalgamation of Souls in Sensual Entely Music Video ‘Prosa’

Director Kyryl Volovych and DoP Borya Borysov break down how they technically achieved the stately cinematography of their 16mm dance music video.

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Live Action, Premiere

Will Kenning Offers a Fresh Perspective on the Horrors of County Lines Drug Gangs in Dance Drama ‘Tap Boy’

Will Kenning chats to DN about combining the world of tap with the grim reality of exploitation perpetrated by drug gangs for his compelling drama short.

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Art & Fashion

VERSUS Exalt Western Sydney’s Multidisciplinary Pool of Creative Talent in Ambitious Shorts Series ‘Latitudes’

VERSUS discuss the unexpected cohesive aesthetic of their film trilogy showcasing Western Sydney's typically underrepresented and under-resourced artists.

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Art & Fashion, Documentary, Premiere

Dawn Richard Champions the Power of Self-Expression in Moving New Orleans-Set Dance Short ‘Pigments’

Dawn Richard breaks down why she wanted to alter the cliched image of New Orleans through her compelling and empowering dance short.

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Live Action, Premiere

Colby Day Traverses the Archetypal Romantic Journey of a New Relationship in Dance Short ‘Lead/Follow’

Colby Day explains how he practically translated his intimate play, about a couple experiencing new love, into a free-flowing dance short.

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Documentary

Jacob Lee’s BAFTA Short ‘A Drifting Up’ Offers a Cathartic Montage of City Life & Human Connection

Jacob Lee tells us how dancing as a means of stress relief became a self-shot, BAFTA-nominated documentary about overcoming depression and anxiety.

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Art & Fashion

Nat Gee Traverses the Ebbs and Flows of an Intense Anxiety Attack in Experiential Short ‘Waves’

Nat Gee explains how she used movement and camerawork to convey the inner workings of an intense anxiety attack for her experimental dance short.

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Art & Fashion, Premiere

An Infinite Queue Is Formed in Ben Kadie’s Technically Mind-Blowing Surreal Dance Short ‘Ahead, Behind’

Ben Kadie and JA Collective break down the process of developing the trippy infinite queue effect featured in their surreal dance short.

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