Live Action, Premiere
Alessandro & Flavio Vivarini discuss creating a haunting ode to Italian gangsters with heavy contrasts, religious images and floating widescreen frames.
Art & Fashion
Björn Swoboda and Eike Frederik Schulz explain how they created a porous boundary between fantasy and reality for their alluring Retterspitz branded short.
Nathan Engelhardt reveals the rewarding process of retooling his feature script into an emotive short about love as an all-encompassing energy.
Giada Bossi talks to us about using 16mm to capture the dreamy yet emotionally challenging scenes of loss for her music video/narrative crossover short.
Marco Santi tells DN how he smoothly juxtaposed the grimy environment of a working kitchen with the sensuality of dance in his Nother music video.
Iacopo Carapelli explains how he collaborated with his performers to create the painting-like physicality required for his tableau vivant music video.
Iacopo Carapelli walks through the holistic approach to collaboration which guided his electrifying tribute film to how unique each one of us is.
We talk to first time feature director Guido Acampa about working with a dog pack, location as character and leaving an audience with questions.
Sami Schinaia deconstructs the potent cinematic flourishes of his debut solo short 'Nope!', a contemporary story of online dating and psychedelic drugs.
Alice Fassi explains how shooting on 16mm helped to provide artistic integrity and avoid a stereotypical ad look for her branded film.
Enea Colombi shares how he used non-actors and stunning vistas for his enigmatic music video about escaping the trap of destiny.
Luca Spreafico explains his decision to incorporate dance in 'Alex' his experimental film which physically explores the lasting effects of childhood trauma.
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