Experimental Tag Archive

Ayla Spaans Orchestrates a Devilish Dinner Party for Experimental Self-Love Story ‘A Boring Day in Hell’

Art & Fashion, Premiere

5th January, 2021

Ayla Spaans describes how her relationship with self-love informed 'A Boring Day in Hell', her experimental horror about a thrilling dinner party.

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Louis Crevier Exposes His Inner Demons in Darkly Surreal ‘Sometimes I Think About Things, and Sometimes I Get Sad.’

Animation

18th December, 2020

DN talks to Louis Crevier about releasing his inner demons in darkly surreal 3D animation "Sometimes I Think About Things, And Sometimes I Get Sad."

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Helen Warner Weaves a Tale of Religious Guilt, Sin & Redemption in Experimental Drama ‘Stigma’

Live Action, Premiere

17th December, 2020

Helen Warner explains how she drew upon real-life experiences of her past to informed the themes and period setting of her 1940s-set Irish drama 'Stigma'.

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Michelle Brand Explores the Connection Between Animation Theory and Philosophies on Time in Short Film ‘Any Instant Whatever’

Animation, Art & Fashion

9th December, 2020

"If everything is constantly changing where am I at any moment in time?" Michelle Brand dissects notions of time in award-winning 'Any Instant Whatever'.

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Jens Josephs’ ‘Getting There’ Salvages Art from the Wreckage of a Lost Road Movie

Live Action, Premiere

30th November, 2020

Layering films within films and with actors playing actors, 'Getting There' — shot in an empty parking lot — is a delightfully comic metafictional film.

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Viktorija Vrublevska Explores the Process of Separation of Mother and Daughter in Short Dance Film ‘Sepa’

Art & Fashion

4th November, 2020

Viktorija Vrublevska discusses combining sea, concrete and dance in 'Sepa', her experimental exploration of the process of mental separation from parents.

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How a Traditional Korean Saying and a Japanese Word Influenced JiHee Nam’s CalArts Short ‘Knife Hanging From A Tree’

Animation, Premiere

2nd November, 2020

LA-based filmmaker JiHee Nam joins us to discuss how Korean traditions & Japanese terms influenced her animated CalArts short 'Knife Hanging From a Tree'.

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Kenneth Karlstad’s ‘Sult’ Re-Imagines Knut Hamsun’s Classic Norwegian Novel to Mind-Bending Effect

Art & Fashion, Premiere

15th October, 2020

Kenneth Karlstad's experimental approach to the cinematic form sees reality give way to a delusionary existence in disorientating short adaptation 'Sult'.

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Nicolas Lichtle Delivers a Disturbing Snapshot of The Year 2020 In Conceptual Short ‘à la fin…’

Animation

8th October, 2020

Nicolas Lichtle talks to DN about adopting experimental techniques & surreal imagery to illustrate how catastrophic 2020 has been thus far in 'à la fin…'

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Yana Pan Uses the Power of Colour to Imagine the Experience of the Other in Animated Short ‘0000E8’

Animation

14th September, 2020

A strange colour knocks the world off-kilter in Yana Pan's delightfully strange animation '0000E8', an allegory for the experience of the Other.

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An Automated Sexual Encounter Produces Enlightening Results in Kalainithan Kalaichelvan’s ‘80613’

Live Action, Premiere

4th August, 2020

Kalainithan Kalaichelvan takes DN through the important conversations surrounding consent he hopes to provoke with his experimental romance short '80613'.

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Toby Morris Kickflips Into the Outer Cosmos for His Experimental Narrative Short ‘Space: A Skate Odyssey’

Live Action

10th July, 2020

Toby Morris combines retro 60s archival footage with a repressed skateboarding housewife for his new experimental short 'Space: A Skate Odyssey'.

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