Film Festival, Live Action
12th December, 2019
David Abramsky details the rigorous preproduction process and memorable audience responses from his one-shot comedy/drama, 'Dad Joke'.
3rd December, 2019
Jehnny Beth & Anthony Byrne cause a mighty ruckus on Manchester's streets in their new one-shot video for Peaky Blinders soundtrack single 'I'm The Man'.
Live Action, Premiere
2nd December, 2019
Jonny Blair explains how a lack of resources and self-confidence led to the creation of his striking webcam short about a man teetering on the edge.
25th November, 2019
Lance Edmands explains how he used one-shot filmmaking to root audiences inside a couple's battle between fear & empathy in car bound thriller 'Whiteout'.
Art & Fashion, Premiere
24th June, 2019
Andy McCallie tells DN how he used the restrictions of one-shot filmmaking to manifest the power of Chris Robertson's profound ‘Freedom Song' monologue.
24th May, 2019
Armand De Saint-Salvy shares how he pulled off a one-shot tale of deceit and vengeance that unfolds over several weeks in music video '29 Gold Stars'.
22nd May, 2019
Director Rob Smith explains how he conveyed the emotional evaporation of a break-up in one continuous circular shot for PHFAT music video 'Catherine'.
17th April, 2019
DN speaks to Ashley Robicheaux about crafting a haunting mix of live performance & improvisational dance in one-shot R O B I music video 'Handlebars'.
15th March, 2019
Charlie Watts discusses ratcheting up the tension in his 77 second, one-shot micro-short ‘Under’ - the story of four individuals under one bridge.
8th January, 2019
Edgar Ferreira unveils the jigsaw of elements which coalesce into perfection on stage in his impressive one-shot tour of the Gulbenkian Orchestra.
Art & Fashion
20th December, 2018
Daniel Gootnick guides us through a strange enigmatic house, providing glimpses into lives past and present in one-shot dance short 'Different / Sleep'.
14th December, 2018
DN speaks to Harvey Pearson about the powerful immediacy provided by real time narratives and why 35mm was the clear choice for his one-shot music video.
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