Anna Dobos reveals how she and co-director Susie Peng created a therapeutic atmosphere on set for their intimate short documentary.
We learn how Peier Tracy Shen used 16mm to imbue her naturalistic coming-of-age drama 'Like Flying' with a nostalgic expressionist sheen.
DN talks to Melissa Anastasi about interweaving visuals of water to create a lyrical film about the yearning for nurturing familial bonds in 'Chlorine'.
Live Action, Premiere
Corentin Leroux bears witness to the frayed but steadfast bonds of three young brothers as they cope with a life of fending for themselves in 'Grenadine'.
Film Festival, Live Action
Srdan Golubović's compelling tale of dogged determination 'Otac' details one man's extraordinary 300km journey on foot to save his family.
Matt Kazman shares how his morbidly funny swipe at the 1% 'Father Figurine' was inspired the first family & helped along by a mould of an old man’s head.
A mother & daughter attempt to reconnect after dealing with the death of a beloved family member in Kana Hatakeyama’s quietly observed short Okaasan (Mom)
Writer/director Summer Agnew reveals why he embraced an anti-narrative structure for his bristling thriller about buried anger & resentment 'The Brother'.
Writer/Director Amartei Armar tells DN why he wants to reframe audience responses to African narratives with his Ghanaian coming of age drama 'Vagabonds'.
We speak to Dee Meaden about the dramatic importance of the small moment coupled with an unhurried editing style in short 'Some Things Mean Something'.
Learn why director Renée Marie Petropoulos wants to spark "provocative internal dialogue" in audiences with her challenging short 'Tangles and Knots'.
Anna Fredrikke Bjerke talks to us about using the Nordic landscape as an expressive canvas for her intimate portrait of the grieving process in 'Outline'.
Join the talented filmmakers featured on DN by submitting your film now (full submission details here).
Get a weekly round up of DN interviews delivered straight to your inbox.
Subscribe to our weekly newsletter and never miss the latest independent film news
No thanks, I’m not interested!