Live Action, Premiere
Colby Day explains how he practically translated his intimate play, about a couple experiencing new love, into a free-flowing dance short.
Live Action, Music
Waley Wang discusses combining 16mm & Hi8 home video style footage to fully embody the nostalgic memories of The Black Skirts' New Jersey punk roots.
Keeran Anwar Blessie breaks down the process of scripting the pivotal tonal shift in his subversive BIFA-nominated LGBTQ romantic drama.
Dimitris Tsakaleas & Lida Vartzioti break down the mumblecore-esque approach to dialogue improvisation of their modern dating romantic comedy.
Art & Fashion
Kevin Kim tells DN how he conjured the hazy, wide-angled look of Wong Kar-Wai's Happy Together and Fallen Angels for his Alex S. Yu fashion short.
Anthony Capristo shares how he captured the turmoil of young love through innovative transitions, poetic voiceover and finding the perfect images.
Tomás Whitmore unveils how he built up the mystery as to the real meaning and intention behind his seductive social media psychological thriller.
Lisa Clarkson breaks down the photographic aesthetic of her 16mm NFTS drama, about a talented art student and his teacher's questionable methods.
Jean-Vital Joliat describes how his grandmother's relationship with dementia directly informed the precise storytelling in his tender music video.
David McShane shares the journey from initial spark to being able to screen his tender bedroom-made LGBTQ animation in front of audiences across the globe.
Andrew Jim Gannon deconstructs the purpose of the ever-evolving frame mask in his precise and psychological single-shot music video.
Marco Santi tells DN how he smoothly juxtaposed the grimy environment of a working kitchen with the sensuality of dance in his Nother music video.
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