30th March, 2021
Sam McMullen breaks down the key visual concepts he employed to translate his Irish black comedy 'The Cocaine Famine' from a well-known play to short film.
11th December, 2020
Chairman Peter Brady introduces us to The Shark Awards' latest venture Shark Awards Short Film, a brand new stand alone festival and awards event.
1st September, 2020
Ignas Laugalis takes DN inside the low budget 25 hour shoot day behind Beyond the Wash's neon-drenched fever dream of a music video 'Dusktime'.
27th July, 2020
Lenny Abrahamson digs deep into TV series 'Normal People', from working with an Intimacy Coordinator for the first time to making subtle stories resonate.
26th March, 2020
Director Lorcan Finnegan returns to DN for an extensive discussion about creating the disturbing (un)reality of his feature sci-fi thriller 'VIVARIUM'.
5th March, 2020
London-based motion designer Barry Chapman joins us to discuss exploring reverse dynamics in 'The Big Flip' - a compilation of animated experiments.
21st January, 2020
Luuk Walschot asks why we can't put our efforts into finding what unites rather than divides us in his challenging identity short 'Union Jake'.
28th November, 2019
Carol Freeman reveals how a team of animators worked error-free for 14 months across nearly 4500 paintings for paint-on-glass short 'The Bird & the Whale'
Asides, Live Action
18th September, 2019
After his eyes are opened to an all pervasive threat an unstable man spirals out of control in Ruairi Robinson’s sci-fi horror short 'Corporate Monster'.
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.
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