27th May, 2019
We talk the fallibility of parents, the importance of subtle storytelling and Tinder as a casting tool with 'Somebody's Daughter' director Shalini Adnani.
7th February, 2019
Poligonic's Alberto Sáenz Gómez Tello exalts the creative power of stealing from the work that inspires you in animated short 'Nothing is Original'.
Animation, Asides, Music
24th January, 2019
Mexican animation studio Cossa set out on a final trip of wonder for Khruangbin's 'Cómo Te Quiero' – a tender tribute to bassist Laura Lee’s
Art & Fashion, Documentary
6th December, 2018
Shern Sharma joins us to discuss besting the challenges of underwater filming and Mexico's weather for his lyrical Julie Gautier documentary 'Xibalba'.
8th November, 2018
Stunning animation and powerful storytelling come together seamlessly in Philip Louis Piaget Rodriguez’s The Animation Workshop grad short 'Reverie'.
Art & Fashion, Asides
4th May, 2018
Director Andrés Arochi’s ‘Amorfo’ transports us through a surreal, unworldly experience harnessed by an unsettlingly in sync dance troupe.
26th March, 2018
A young girl wrestles spiritual visions that force her to awaken to the importance of tradition as part of her self-identity in surreal short Mother Corn.
Art & Fashion, Live Action
22nd March, 2018
DN invited dir. Dan Sadgrove to tell us how he crafted a lyrical Mexican present that never was in poetic ‘what if...’ short 'A Dream Dressed in Black'.
5th March, 2018
Making its online premiere today, we speak to Simon Hewitt & Steve Smith about sweetening pathos with comedy in their animated short 'A Little Grey'.
Art & Fashion
24th October, 2017
NONsense dir. Kevin Speight discusses his exploration of time, regret and the overruling potency of love in the collective's new nostalgic short.
23rd May, 2017
The Unlimited Films team provide their respective production vantage points of Baltazar's visceral music video about the bigoted destruction of real love.
30th June, 2016
DN invited Director Jorge G. Camarena and his team to share the epic production journey they embarked on to create Porter's ‘La China’ music video
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