20th February, 2019
Eoin Duffy flexes his geometric animation skills in this interpretation of Irish poet William Butler Yeats’s 'The Second Coming', created for TED Ed.
14th December, 2018
DN sat down with John Robert Brown to discover how the awe-inspiring Irish landscape galvanised his dark western meets fairy tale, 'My Father, My Blood'.
28th November, 2018
Rory Byrne’s vibrant animated short 'An Island' follows a man haunted by grief through his solo efforts to conquer an isolated island.
12th November, 2018
Finn Keenan shares how a clever pitch concept quickly escalated into a gravity defying production challenge in need of a solution in 'Back & Forth'.
31st October, 2018
Dublin based animator Joe Loftus takes us on a decidedly creepy journey into guilt and consequence, perfect for the Halloween season in 'Wooden child'.
Asides, Live Action
22nd May, 2018
A pair of travellers attempt to devise an escape from the ceaseless barren landscape that surrounds them in Alan Friel's award-winning dark comedy 'Cake'.
Animation, Art & Fashion
4th April, 2018
Artist Páraic McGloughlin’s philosophical short reflects the patchwork of constructions we have built on the planet to aid our ever-evolving
6th July, 2015
Director Simon Eustace reveals which wolf he fed to bring his economically told tale of our universal battle of wills 'Two Wolves' to cinematic life.
19th November, 2014
Take a trippy journey through a mysterious underwater world in Conor Finnegan's latest music video for Jape track 'The Hearts Desire'
10th February, 2014
Conor Finnegan reveals the darker side to his work in this animated video for Candice Gordon track 'Sound of Horns'
7th January, 2014
Following an impressive festival run, Lorcan Finnegan’s foreboding short Foxes makes its online debut today so we took the opportunity to sit down with
29th November, 2013
A mere week and we’re back once again praising the work of Nexus director Johnny Kelly. This time it’s because he’s put a massive smile on
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