Experimental Tag Archive

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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Music

Alex Cook’s Ghostly Sci-Fi Short for Son Lux’s ‘Undertow’ Sees a Man Haunted by an Ethereal Doppelgänger

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.

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Live Action, Premiere

One Woman’s Ecstasy Is Another’s Obsessive Agony in Mattis Ohana Goksøyr’s Sensuous Short ‘Are You OK’

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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Art & Fashion, Premiere

Three Strangers Cross Paths and Reshape Time in Alexander Stamatiadis’ Audiovisual Dance Short ‘THORN’

Alexander Stamatiadis shares how he and his crew battled through freezing cold, snowy shooting conditions to capture their tender dance short.

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Music

Twin Brothers Have to Say a Tragic Goodbye in Argam Gevorgyan’s Experimental Vertical Drama ‘La Beaute’

Argam Gevorgyan enlightens DN as to how his latest short film is informed by his ongoing obsession with Armenia's rich history and culture.

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Live Action

An Oblique Ritual Is Performed to Create Genetically Designed Kids in Lucy McRae’s Experimental Sci-Fi ‘Futurekin’

Artist Lucy McRae reveals how she moulds her on-set adaptive and fluid creative approach into an enthralling sci-fi narrative during post-production.

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Art & Fashion

Alberto Arellano’s ‘Mental Soirée’ Immerses Us in an Evocative Experimental Voyage Into Telepathy.

Alberto Arellano details the intricate slow motion shots used to capture the spectacular FX in his experimental instructional telepath short.

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Live Action, Premiere

Ali Gill’s Enigmatic Puzzle Film ‘Wimmelbook’ Invites the Viewer in to Become an Active Participant

Constructed with static frames, a deep depth of frame and bustling compositions, Ali Gill takes DN behind the scenes of a unique viewing experience.

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Art & Fashion

Tom Wakeling’s Experimental Sci-Fi ‘Pattern’ Is a Dreamlike Voyage on the Destructive Power of Repetition

Tom Wakeling reveals the in-camera lighting effects he utilised to achieve the illusive visuals of his experimental sci-fi short.

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Art & Fashion

Kevin Kim Evokes the Cinematic Sensibility of Wong Kar-Wai for His Sumptuous Fashion Film ‘Capsule 003′

Kevin Kim tells DN how he conjured the hazy, wide-angled look of Wong Kar-Wai's Happy Together and Fallen Angels for his Alex S. Yu fashion short.

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Art & Fashion, Premiere

Yú Reframes Masculinity Through a Feminine Gaze in Experimental Social Satire Short ‘Flowers While You’re Here’

Yú explains how the transition in her experimental dance short from 16mm film to digital is emblematic of her themes of gender fluidity.

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Animation

The Journey of Human Existence Is Seen Through the Eyes of AI in Riccardo Fusetti’s Short ‘Generation’

Riccardo Fusetti unpacks the expansive, mind-melting AI-generated imagery of his dazzling rotoscoped journey through human existence.

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