26th July, 2019
"The Puddles act as a kind of catalyst to articulate separation" - writer/director Tim Keeling discusses his enigmatic six-minute short 'Two Puddles'.
27th May, 2019
Alex Gargot weaves an macabre story of grief as a mother battles with the possibility of life after death on her son’s funeral day in 'State of Mind'.
Live Action, Premiere
20th May, 2019
We speak to Paul Stein about drawing inspiration from the work of Jim Jarmusch & the focus shooting on film provided for split perspective shorts 'UMI'.
11th April, 2019
DN speaks to dir. Casper Balslev about setting his bleak fallen man thriller 'End of the Rainbow' in northern Denmark's hauntingly desolate landscapes.
Film Festival, Live Action
24th March, 2019
DN speaks with Ellie Rogers, who reveals how she used time and repetition to tell the story of a woman revisiting the trauma of a past relationship.
4th February, 2019
Chad Cunningham joins DN to discuss how his love of thrillers and history in the Boy Scouts of America culminated into dark allegorical short 'The Order'.
2nd January, 2019
Director Jared Hogan joins us to discuss how he made a film designed to make your skin crawl, with explosive short 'Pray for the Children'.
29th November, 2018
Rodrigo Sorogoyen shares how lens selection, character movement and solid casting enabled him to ramp up the tension in phone call thriller 'Mother'.
Film Festival, Live Action, Podcasts
15th November, 2018
Sara Colangelo joins us to discuss her process for working with actors, the advantages of a Netflix release and why directing shouldn't be a dictatorship.
3rd September, 2018
A socially isolated man's overactive imagination paves the way to nefarious actions in Joshua & Tom Calder’s thriller 'Fire On The Second Floor'.
23rd May, 2018
Matthew Charof’s 'Violet' sees a paranoid woman straddle the line between reality and fantasy as she attempts to confront her boyfriend’s lover.
Asides, Live Action
21st May, 2018
A woman finds herself confronted by an unexpected dinner guest in Parker Hill’s subtlely unsettling, super 16mm short 'Homing In'.
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