Yegane Moghaddam reveals the profound real-life anecdotes from Iranian schoolgirls that informed her film which began life as an animated documentary.
Samantha Moore breaks down the slyly subversive framework of her tactile and therapeutic animated documentary expressing the restorative power of knitting.
Ryan Oligmueller takes DN through the personal and practical journey of making his tender-hearted short about a lonely forest creature searching out its past.
NFTS grad Daniel Quirke joins us to discuss his BAFTA-nominated stop motion short about a young choir boy's crisis of faith and journey to self-acceptance.
Lina Kalcheva unpacks the philosophical grounding of her NFTS stop motion grad short which presents a world where couples become physically entangled.
Joseph Wallace returns to DN with his most ambitious work yet, a 17-minute stop-motion folktale exploring the refugee crisis and xenophobia.
Animation, Live Action
Benjamin Roberds tells DN how keeping his crew small allowed him to maximise his creativity during the pre-production of his role reversal horror comedy.
Joseph Brett expounds on his desire to challenge gaps of representation in British folk aesthetics with his eerie stop motion film about home and belonging.
Lachlan Pendragon takes DN through the creation of the clever yet whimsical character models featured in his metarealism Oscar nominated animation short.
Director Dean Fleischer Camp joins DN for an in-depth interview about turning his viral YouTube shorts into a beloved Oscar-nominated feature animation.
Directing duo Bounty/Banana detail the collaborative process and gear they utilised to capture their colourful, vivid and energetic filmmaking style.
Anita Bruvere unpacks the historical and thematic purpose of the specific materials she used to construct her tactile animated immigration short.
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