19th February, 2019
A strange group of creatures gather to gamble, putting their souls at stake in Anne Breymann’s darkly surreal stop motion short 'Nocturne' (Nachtstück).
Animation, Asides, Live Action
14th February, 2019
LA based Director John Alan Thompson gets us in the Valentine's Day mood with his cute playful tale of dismembered limbs in love, 'Handsy'.
14th January, 2019
Rising star of stop-motion Heather Colbert returns to Directors Notes to discuss her animated music video for Tom Rosenthal track 'How Have You Been?'
9th January, 2019
Director Astrid Goldsmith joins us to discuss funding and the importance of fabrics in her stop-motion post-Brexit pagan dance fantasy 'Quarantine'.
7th January, 2019
Fabio Friedli exhaustively encompasses the world and all that's within it in staggeringly inventive stop-motion piece 'In a Nutshell'.
2nd January, 2019
Max Mörtl and Robert Löbel whisk us away to a small isle populated by a menagerie of exotic creatures in their whimsical animated short 'Island'.
17th December, 2018
Anna Mantzaris deploys her considerable stop-motion talents for Greenpeace France in melancholic Christmas short 'The Handmade Gift'.
10th October, 2018
Claysplotation master Lee Hardcastle’s 'Spook Train' horror series rolls into town with its first gore-filled episode, the innocuously titled 'Curtains'.
8th October, 2018
A lone figure traverses a post-apocalyptic Earth in search of signs of renewal in Elliot Dear’s exquisite stop-motion music video 'Feel First Life'.
Animation, Film Festival, Live Action
27th September, 2018
NFTS graduate Sam Gainsborough joins us to discuss how he used about "half a tonne of plasticine" in his inventive grad film 'Facing It'.
17th September, 2018
DN speaks to Charlie Tyrell about his stop-motion quest to better understand his emotionally distant late father in doc 'My Dead Dad’s Porno Tapes'.
29th June, 2018
Emily Ann Hoffman discusses using stop-motion to create an animated film about birth control free from the judgemental myths which often surround the topic
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