Cyrus Neshvad talked to us about the lack of dialogue in his heartbreaking drama following a young woman's desperate fight for freedom.
João Gonzalez breaks down how the distinct visual aesthetic of his Oscar nominated animation intersects with its themes of grief and loss.
Eirik Tveiten discusses abruptly shifting gears from comical caper to an atmosphere of menacing threat in his short about standing up to bigoted prejudice.
Evgenia Arbugaeva explains the difficulty of shooting an Oscar-nominated nature documentary amongst thousands of scared walruses.
Joshua Seftel reveals the interview techniques that encouraged reactions which paint a thousand words in his inspirational love over hate documentary short.
Lachlan Pendragon takes DN through the creation of the clever yet whimsical character models featured in his metarealism Oscar nominated animation short.
Anders Walter talks to DN about the challenges of directing in a different language for his heart-breaking Oscar short centred around sisterly love.
Amanda Forbis & Wendy Tilby explain how they blended 2D and 3D animation techniques with live action for their explosive multi-award-winning short.
Animation, Live Action
Director Dean Fleischer Camp joins DN for an in-depth interview about turning his viral YouTube shorts into a beloved Oscar-nominated feature animation.
Sara Gunnarsdóttir breaks down working with different animators to create a multi-layered retro portrait of author Pamela Ribon for her genre-mashing short.
BAFTA winning OSCAR nominated co-writer/directors Tom Berkeley & Ross White talk about the streamlined working practices behind their offbeat comedy short.
Asides, Live Action
I hadn’t heard of The Door until it was nominated for Best Short Film (Live Action) at this year’s Oscars, but it’s easy to see from early on
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