Christian Avilés discusses his use of sun-dappled 16mm images and the mixture of documentary and magic realism to depict the tragic Balconing phenomenon.
Charlie Reader talks about the complexities of straddling three languages when shooting his exploration of belonging and the inevitability of change.
Jack Pirie speaks about finding the harmony between nature and humans at their extremes in his profound windsurfing dramatic documentary short.
Live Action, Premiere
Victor Claramunt reveals how he achieved the freeing buoyancy of the dynamic choreography in his vivacious dance short.
Álvaro de la Hoz unwraps the effective depth-of-frame, creepy sound design and clever choreography behind his smart unnerving thriller-chiller.
Art & Fashion
Iacopo Carapelli walks through the holistic approach to collaboration which guided his electrifying tribute film to how unique each one of us is.
Art & Fashion, Music
Striking composition and deconstructed flamenco dancing, Jaime Dezcallar explains how he brought Antonio Jose Martinez Palacios' music to the modern era.
Àngel Pastrana walks DN through the inspiration and preplanning behind his enigmatic temporally staggered Lezón & Limousin music video 'Ana y el Drago'.
NONO talks digging into Andalusian identity and channelling it into a timeless 16mm portrait of death, loss and mysticism in 'Fandangô de Carmen Porter'.
Pere Sala discusses miniaturising himself while filling roles in front of and behind the camera for his musical alter ego's new music video 'Complicació'.
Charlie Reader reveals how he captured today's feeling of isolation through the power of science fiction in Novo Amor music video 'If We're Being Honest'.
Pablo Maestres discusses working in harsh arctic conditions and wrapping production during global lockdown for music video/short film hybrid 'Flora Caic'.
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