Prison Tag Archive

Animation

Jerusha & Jared Hess’ Oscar Nominated Animation ‘Ninety-Five Senses’ Is an Ode to Our Sensory Experience

Jerusha & Jared Hess take DN through their transition from live-action filmmakers to animation co-directors for their Oscar nominated short.

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Animation

Kevin Staake’s Space-Set Drama ‘Noah’s Belt’ Finds Prisoners of Opposed Warring Nations Sharing a Cell

Kevin Staake opens up about his synergistic process with actors during the performance capture stage of his Unreal Engine, flag or friend loyalty short.

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Live Action, Premiere

Lia Williams’ Tender Prison Drama ‘Samovar’ Poetically Imagines the Defiant Survival of Raoul Wallenberg

Lia Williams tells DN how she drew from her experience as an actor when directing Angus Wright and Alex Lawther for her historical drama.

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Live Action

Harry Lighton Discusses Subverting Audience Expectations in BAFTA Nominated Short Wren Boys

DN caught up with Harry Lighton to discuss shooting summer-for-winter on 16mm and subverting audience expectations in BAFTA nominated short 'Wren Boys'.

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Art & Fashion, Documentary

Jon Boogz & Sol Guy Tackle Issues of US Mass Incarceration & Racial Inequality in ‘Am I a Man?’

Jon Boogz and Sol Guy shine a light on penitentiary inequality and mass incarceration in the US with their innovate Movement Art film.

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Music

A Death Row Prisoner Fights for Life in Sherif R. Alabede’s ‘Arcadian’ Music Video for Symbion Project

A death row prisoner escapes his sentence through combative choreography in Sherif R. Alabede's neon infused, fantasy-driven Symbion Project music video.

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