Jacob Lee tells us how dancing as a means of stress relief became a self-shot, BAFTA-nominated documentary about overcoming depression and anxiety.
Art & Fashion
Nat Gee explains how she used movement and camerawork to convey the inner workings of an intense anxiety attack for her experimental dance short.
Live Action, Premiere
Oskar Brockbank shares how he created an honest depiction of the visceral struggles of a new mother battling with the redefinition of her identity.
Joseph Pierce reveals how he translated the amorphous perspective in Will Self's novella through rotoscoped animation for his BIFA-nominated short film.
Chinwe Okorie tells DN how she mined a darkly comedic childhood memory for her short drama about a tense encounter for a girl at her new school.
Arielle Friedman & Lucy Blumenfield talk constructing a non-linear narrative that uses form to reflect their protagonist's relationship with memory.
With terrifying transitions, a foreboding tone and a Soviet-era atmosphere, Michael Lazovsky discusses collapsing past trauma and present reality.
Kai Blamey Nguyen explains how he generated a sense of formal cohesion within his abstract and interpretative experimental short.
Alec Moeller discusses the creation of his darkly comic story of a woman with hyper-empathy syndrome who finds a group that claims to treat her disorder.
Jean-Vital Joliat describes how his grandmother's relationship with dementia directly informed the precise storytelling in his tender music video.
We speak to Sina Dolati about the lengthy learn on the job edit which transformed his innovative VR/360 music video into its slick accessible 2D version.
Ida Melum guides us through the unique joys of the stop motion animation process of her film about a sleepless encounter with unwanted guests.
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