20th July, 2020
A dancer-choreographer duo, and real-life couple, document their romance in lockdown for Adi Halfin's remotely-created music video 'Lost Horse'.
29th June, 2020
EunJu Ara Choi talks to DN about finding a balanced visual language to illustrate the testimony of a Korean sex worker in animated short 'Happy Ending'.
Art & Fashion
3rd March, 2020
Tom Streller reveals how disturbing reports of adolescent violence led to artful film essay on group dynamics in today’s youth culture 'Feel Something'.
14th February, 2020
Walter Stoehr talks about recasting the serpent from the Book of Genesis as a force of self-actualisation in biblical basketball short 'My Kingdom Come'.
Live Action, Premiere
25th October, 2019
Joscha Bongard & Felix Schreiber discuss using the vertical frame to explore the virtual space of a long-term long-distance relationship in 'VITRUM'.
27th September, 2019
Tom Streller discusses the struggles of confidence and production which almost prevented his meditative debut short 'Rosa' from seeing the light of day.
28th August, 2019
Arne Totz reveals how he created stirring doc 'Dear Enemy: The Journey of Bashir', the story of Bashir Ramathan, a blind boxer from the slums of Uganda.
28th June, 2019
Alessandra Leone tells DN how she partnered with Andreas Barden to create Zoë Mc Pherson's enthralling 3D looping music video 'Inouï (and free)'.
25th June, 2019
Jan Eric Huehn & Alex Schuchmann tell DN how they shot short doc 'Omogeneo' capturing the unique way of life of a family on the fringes of society.
Art & Fashion, Premiere
25th April, 2019
Juliette Hüsler talks to DN about working solo whilst attempting to creatively depict the theory of the multiverse in experimental short film 'Circle'.
27th March, 2019
Ah Serif tells DN how siderodromophobia inspired him to take a playful animated swipe at our collective irrational fears in 3D animated short 'Phobias'.
19th February, 2019
A strange group of creatures gather to gamble, putting their souls at stake in Anne Breymann’s darkly surreal stop motion short 'Nocturne' (Nachtstück).
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