23rd January, 2020
Mark Jenkin returns to DN to discuss 'Bait' his 16mm B&W, hand-processed and post-synced breakthrough feature about a struggling Cornish fisherman.
21st January, 2020
Luuk Walschot asks why we can't put our efforts into finding what unites rather than divides us in his challenging identity short 'Union Jake'.
Live Action, Premiere
16th January, 2020
A local cop finds himself embroiled in a dangerous game of cat & mouse with a devoutly religious family in Robert Linsley's psychological horror 'Ritual'.
Animation, Art & Fashion, Documentary, Live Action
12th January, 2020
DN chats with Vimeo's Best Staff Pick directors of 2019 about the differing artistic approaches behind their award-winning work.
3rd January, 2020
Marius Myrmel explains why he felt compelled to create an intimate portrait of 3 teenage boys struggling to gain validation from their peers in 'Armor'.
Film Festival, Live Action, Podcasts
20th December, 2019
Maura Delpero reveals how she built cohesion between the professional, non-professional and child performances needed for her drama debut 'Maternal'.
Film Festival, Live Action
18th December, 2019
Marta Gonzales tells DN how she used colour to construct distinct past/present visuals & took on multiple roles for her debut romance Spanish short 'Mai'.
16th December, 2019
Director David Rusanow reveals how he adapted a popular comic book for the screen and his decision to leave the ending open in short drama 'Mother'.
8th December, 2019
Eryk Rocha tells DN how the themes of isolation & economic struggle in his story of a Rio cab driver, 'Burning Night' mirror the current crisis in Brazil.
6th December, 2019
Manes Duerr asks whether a man’s childhood dream is more important than 3 people’s reality in his high octane relationship drama 'Ghost of a Chance'.
2nd December, 2019
Jonny Blair explains how a lack of resources and self-confidence led to the creation of his striking webcam short about a man teetering on the edge.
30th November, 2019
Director Henry Blake reveals the many ways his proof-of-concept short paved the way for the creation of his powerful debut feature 'County Lines'.
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