Lucy Elizabeth McKendrick & Charles Polinger talk about creating the fantasies a young woman loses herself to in their twisted long distance romance short.
Ng Choon Ping & Sam H. Freeman reveal how intimate handheld camera work enhanced the tense dynamism of their neo-noir seduction as revenge thriller.
Sam & David Cutler-Kreutz detail how they adapted to the challenge of shooting the pivotal murky underwater sequence for their tense toxic masculinity drama.
Animators Michelle Brand & Toby Auberg return to DN with a music video that combines their individual 2D & 3D styles to create a distinct new look.
Josefin Malmén & David Strindberg talk through the practical challenges of rendering themselves on screen for their self-referential comedy horror.
Art & Fashion
Heather Lang tells DN how the mise-en-scene of her & Purdie Baumann's dance short was foundational in shaping the radical character of the overall piece.
BLOK chew over the technical decisions that manifested the heightened tone of their period short about bruised male pride escalating to fatal consequences.
Filmmakers Karni&Saul return to DN to discuss seamless blending live-action and CGI for their Cannes 'in Competition' love poem to nature short film.
Film Festival, Live Action
Berlinale Best Short winners Michelle & Noel Keserwany talk to DN about using both essay and fiction forms to create a touching tale of feminine solidarity.
Art & Fashion, Documentary, Premiere
Dawn Richard breaks down why she wanted to alter the cliched image of New Orleans through her compelling and empowering dance short.
Co-Directors Ng Choon Ping & Sam H. Freeman discuss the importance of rehearsal when crafting the visceral tension of their jaw-dropping thriller 'Femme'.
Josefin Malmén and David Strindberg reveal how their neurotic self-assessments as working creatives inspired surreal bodybuilder comedy short 'Flex'.
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