Germany Tag Archive

Nicolaas Schmidt Crafts a Mesmerising and Minimalist Work of Sly Romance in Arthouse Drama ‘FIRST TIME’

Live Action

23rd September, 2021

Nicolaas Schmidt reveals how he combined irony with romance to excellent effect in the static yet constantly moving minimalist film 'FIRST TIME'.

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The Best Films at the British Shorts Film Festival 2021

Film Festival

4th August, 2021

A panoramic portrait of a nation in turmoil these 10 British Shorts Fest 2021 films show our nation's ability to acerbically diagnose our deepest problems.

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Disney’s ‘Short Circuit’ Season Two Shows off the Animation Studio’s More Experimental Side

Animation

3rd August, 2021

From delightful evocations of home to experiments in pure sound and colour, Disney's Short Circuit programme shows off the next generation of studio talent.

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Feedz Teleports Space Chaser to an Intergalactic Cantina Gig in Bonkers Sci-FI Opera ‘Remnants of Technology’

Music

20th July, 2021

Feedz tells DN how he developed the operatic set design and monstrous makeup for his ambitious sci-fi music video 'Remnants of Technology'.

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Caroline Mackintosh Creates an Ode to the Infinite Possibilities of Life with ‘The Doors’

Art & Fashion, Premiere

14th July, 2021

Caroline Mackintosh discusses combining fast montage with voiceover to explore the different outcomes life can take in her playful visual poem 'The Doors'.

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Kai Stänicke Examines Our Destructive Relationship With Time in Reflective Animated Short ‘Pace’

Animation

6th July, 2021

Kai Stänicke details how he drew inspiration from the animation styles of 80s & 90s German abstract films for his admonitory time crunch short ‘Pace’.

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Jerry Hoffmann Points Toward a More Inclusive Sci-Fi Future in German Android Short ‘I AM’

Live Action

25th May, 2021

Jerry Hoffmann talks to DN about putting Black woman front and centre of a science fiction story and creating uncanny robotic mannerisms in 'I AM'

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Torben Loth Takes an Exploration Into Manhood and the Internal Struggle With Self in Dance Short ‘Torn’

Art & Fashion

6th May, 2021

Torben Loth explains the importance of thematic synthesis between environment and choreographed movement for his primal dance short 'Torn'.

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Lars Nagler Brings a Surreal Encyclopaedia to Life in His Short Animation ‘Shift Simmers Slips’

Animation, Art & Fashion

6th April, 2021

Lars Nagler explains the freely intuitive animation process behind 'Shift Simmers Slips' his surreal adaptation of Luigi Serafini's 'Codex Seraphinianus'.

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Eugen Merher Pits Two Lovers Against the World in His Neo-Noir Road Movie ‘Marry Me’

Live Action

23rd February, 2021

Eugen Merher discusses the challenges of shooting in Ukraine and executing a production reset in under a minute for his neo-noir romance short 'Marry Me'.

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Monica Menez Unveils the Sumptuous Frivolity of Willems Beauty Palace in Fashion Short ‘Business as Usual’

Art & Fashion

22nd December, 2020

Monica Menez lays out her journey from fashion photographer to director and elaborates on what exact ingredients are required to produce her uncanny style.

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Adi Halfin Blends Dance and Documentary to Reveal the Turmoil of Romance in Music Video ‘Lost Horse’

Documentary, Music

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'.

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