23rd February, 2021
Eugen Merher discusses the challenges of shooting in Ukraine and executing a production reset in under a minute for his neo-noir romance short 'Marry Me'.
21st January, 2021
Part two of a series exploring women's lives across the globe Dekel Berenson discusses 'Anna' his touching portrait of the Ukrainian love tourism industry.
9th November, 2020
Taisia Deeva explains how she achieved a seamless levitation effect without green screen in her unifying music video for Paul Kalkbrenner's 'Parachute'.
23rd April, 2020
Taisia Deeva talks to DN about pitting religion against freedom of expression in her fractious generational battle music video for Dynoro track 'Zver'.
19th March, 2020
Taisia Deeva guides DN through the creation of her music video warning about the dangers of blind faith within a patriarchal totalitarian community.
Live Action, Premiere
5th August, 2019
Mariia Ponomarova joins DN for the premiere 'Ardea' - the story of a gentle park run which quickly escalates into a competitive battle of one-upmanship.
2nd August, 2019
A young boy and his imaginary friends traverse epic landscapes in search of home in Volodymyr Vlasenko's 'I Have No Home' music video for Odyn v kanoe.
20th June, 2019
Directors Notes goes behind the scenes of Pokaz Trio dance film 'Kintsugi' to learn how this captivating ode to the power of destruction came into being.
22nd March, 2019
Director João Retorta provides a euphoric exploration of our endless quest for escapism & release in rave scene 'non-documentary' music video 'Prayer'.
Asides, Live Action
26th November, 2018
A Ukrainian girl shifts the power dynamic between herself and a boorish past hookup in Ariel Martin’s tale of teenage sexual expression 'Girl of the Sky'.
16th March, 2015
Misha Koroteev discusses how he & co-director Alex Sobolev turned a reportage image into compelling short about loss and sacrifice ‘Partly Tired Slightly
Animation, Art & Fashion
31st October, 2012
Mykhailo Ivanchyshyn brings together a collection of warping, shifting spheres in Synthesis. This is my personal project which I began experimenting with
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