12th August, 2019
Animator Lottie Kingslake joins us to discuss how YouTube videos of a dance practiced by followers of mystic Gurdjieff led to her own creative journey.
17th January, 2019
Inspired by the textures in nature she'd been photographing Emily Scaife's 'Attraction' invites its viewers into the intricate world of insect attraction.
15th November, 2018
RCA student Cheng-Hsu Chung picks at the painful wound inflicted by professing your love only to have it brushed aside in animated short 'A Daily Chat'.
Animation, Film Festival
30th October, 2018
RCA graduate Dan Castro joins us to discuss how "a bit of a mini-breakdown" led him to create his relatable animated short 'Herman Brown is Feeling Down'.
18th September, 2018
Jenny Jokela’s hand-painted RCA grad short 'Barbeque' is a wildly visceral, mesmeric animation about coping with post traumatic stress disorder.
9th July, 2018
Natasza Cetner takes DN inside the creation of 'Baraa', her moving contemplation on the impact of grief and its powerful ability to distort our perceptions.
15th February, 2018
Filmmaker Natasza Cetner takes DN through the political and aesthetic roots of her animated battle between repression and independence.
3rd December, 2015
Created to make people think about how the products they use affect deforestation and, as a wider consequence, climate change, the Moth Collective introduce
28th October, 2015
Feeling like a film that encourages conversation, we speak to director Jess Collett about what inspired the unusual narrative and distinct look behind RCA
4th December, 2014
We chat to Hannah Jacobs about the inspiration and production of her immersive, emotive promo for Tom Rosenthal track 'It's OK'.
1st August, 2014
"When we are born, we are about as wet as a banana" - Sophie Koko Gate explains how a friend's revelation on how she thought she would age inspired her RCA
28th July, 2014
Graduating RCA Animator Nicolas Ménard talks to Directors Notes about his approach to storytelling & the importance of collaboration when making
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