Live Action, Premiere
17th June, 2021
Émile V. Schlesser speaks to DN about the challenges of executing an ambitious water-based set piece for his debut short film 'Supehero'.
Documentary, Live Action
15th June, 2021
Jerry Rothwell takes DN inside the 360° sound and hyper-stylised portraiture of his enthralling documentary depiction of life with non-speaking autism.
26th March, 2021
NONO tells DN about the lengthy conversational process that shaped 'Toke' — an intimate dance portrait exploring pain, disability and liberation.
1st February, 2021
Jimmy Olsson returns to discuss why he was drawn to confront the misguided preconceptions about disability and sexual intimacy in his new short 'Alive'.
12th June, 2020
David Abramsky details the rigorous preproduction process and memorable audience responses from his one-shot comedy/drama, 'Dad Joke'.
Film Festival, Live Action
11th October, 2019
Rosie Westhoff discusses working with teenagers, the importance of a good producer and pushing beyond expectations on her new short 'Our Sister’.
23rd September, 2019
Isabel Morales Bondy tells DN how she got up-close & personal, documenting the intimate & profound meeting between 2 deafblind women in 'A Woman Like Me'.
21st November, 2018
Director Matthew Kennedy discusses being a spokesperson for the LGBTQ+ learning disabled community and how he explores his identity through film.
Documentary, Music, Premiere
18th June, 2018
LA-based Writer/Director Iqbal Ahmed takes DN behind the scenes of his inspiring documentary portrait about the therapeutic power of music, ‘Offbeat’.
10th October, 2017
Ten minutes before a match, a Down’s syndrome boxer fights for his right to get in the ring in Bugsy Riverbank Steel’s visceral short.
14th June, 2017
Director Rob Savage joins us to discuss how he injected fresh blood into the veins of undead storytelling with his new take on the horror/zombie short.
Art & Fashion
5th December, 2016
Inspired by the wheelchair and contemporary dance, Yasuhiro Tamura's kinetic short challenges the notion that endeavour inevitably leads to reward.
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