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.
Live Action, Premiere
Jamie Frasher shares how he was inspired by the compositions of landscape paintings for his surveillance-like observation of British oddity.
Animation, Live Action
Jeff Ledellaytner reveals how he and Co-Director Ariel Costa embraced each other's creativity for their constantly-evolving surreal music video.
Gerhard Funk tells DN how shifting production into Virtual Reality gave him the creative boost needed to finish off his hallucinatory animation.
Kai Kurve shares how he created a dance hallucination of an eternal downfall with propulsive music, magic realist flourishes and a noirish tone.
Simone Smith explains how she used visually outré imagery, claustrohobic frames and rear projection to find the madness of a chaotic family.
Documentary, Live Action, Premiere
Zhenia Kazankina breaks down the naturalist performances and mix of documentary and fiction methods of her 16mm reimagining of Greek myth in a Moscow park.
VERSUS discuss the unexpected cohesive aesthetic of their film trilogy showcasing Western Sydney's typically underrepresented and under-resourced artists.
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.
Nat Gee explains how she used movement and camerawork to convey the inner workings of an intense anxiety attack for her experimental dance short.
Alex Cook delineates the process of creating the VFX for the flowing, ghost-like liquid featured in his short film/music video hybrid for Son Lux.
Mattis Ohana Goksøyr reveals why he chose to prioritise the audiovisual over dialogue in his experimental exploration of sexual pleasure and jealousy.
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