Live Action, Premiere
23rd November, 2020
Inspired by the Indonesian comic book, Michael Kam's 'Melodi' elegantly tells the story of a young boy trying in vain to do the right thing for his crush.
20th November, 2020
Frank Todaro discusses going back to the past to take a swipe at modern blowhards peddling bullshit as science in his dry period comedy 'Men of Vision'.
19th November, 2020
Andree Ljutica delineates the loose rehearsal process and musical shooting rhythm of his sixteen minute one-take drama 'How To Say I Love You At Night'.
17th November, 2020
Adapting Arthur Bradford's short story "Mattress", Ben York Jones' 'I'm Alright if You're Alright' is a charming two-hander about making new friends.
16th November, 2020
Kevin Castanheira reveals how the mood of doc short 'Selling Death' changed drastically in the moment providing a fascinating film that upends expectations
12th November, 2020
Josefin Malmén and David Strindberg reveal how their neurotic self-assessments as working creatives inspired surreal bodybuilder comedy short 'Flex'.
5th November, 2020
Jamie Whitby uses dream logic, animation and expressionist angles to capture weed disorientation in Nightmares on Wax celebration short 'Smokers Delight'.
Art & Fashion
4th November, 2020
Viktorija Vrublevska discusses combining sea, concrete and dance in 'Sepa', her experimental exploration of the process of mental separation from parents.
2nd November, 2020
LA-based filmmaker JiHee Nam joins us to discuss how Korean traditions & Japanese terms influenced her animated CalArts short 'Knife Hanging From a Tree'.
30th October, 2020
What should be a carefree hookup becomes mired in the inherited resentments of the Israeli–Palestinian conflict in Mattis Ohana Goksøyr's 'Safiyyah'.
29th October, 2020
For halloween this year, DN offers up an eclectic selection of the best horror shorts from the last twelve months of independent genre filmmaking.
27th October, 2020
Corentin Leroux bears witness to the frayed but steadfast bonds of three young brothers as they cope with a life of fending for themselves in 'Grenadine'.
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