Ukraine Tag Archive

Live Action

Andzej Gavriss Reveals the Untold Story of PTSD in His Powerful Ukraine Refugee Short ‘Uprooted’

Andzej Gavriss describes how he channelled the devastating stories and experiences of Ukrainian refugees into his powerful campaign film.

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Art & Fashion

Diana Olifirova’s Solo Dance Film ‘Intrance’ is a Haunting Portrait of Life in the Shadow of Conflict

Diana Olifirova discusses using circular imagery, natural light & an expressive colour palette to capture life on the edge in her self-portrait dance film.

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Live Action

Andzej Gavriss’ ‘Eleusis’ Plunges Ukrainian Pop Star Ivan Dorn into a Weird and Wonderful Rehab Facility

Andzej Gavriss details the meticulous storyboarding process which underpinned the creation of 'Eleusis' — a delicious, horror trip inspired by Greek myth.

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Live Action

Eugen Merher Pits Two Lovers Against the World in His Neo-Noir Road Movie ‘Marry Me’

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'.

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Live Action

Dekel Berenson Poignantly Captures the Ukrainian Love Tourism Industry in BIFA Winning Short ‘Anna’

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.

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Music

Taisia Deeva’s Powerful Music Video ‘Parachute’ Sees a Community Transcend in Shared Emotional Unity

Taisia Deeva explains how she achieved a seamless levitation effect without green screen in her unifying music video for Paul Kalkbrenner's 'Parachute'.

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Music

The Tensions Between Religion and Rebellion Ignite in Taisia Deeva’s Generational Clash Music Video ‘Zver’

Taisia Deeva talks to DN about pitting religion against freedom of expression in her fractious generational battle music video for Dynoro track 'Zver'.

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Music

Taisia Deeva Warns Against the Dangers of Blind Faith & Unquestioning Obedience in ‘Part Twelve’

Taisia Deeva guides DN through the creation of her music video warning about the dangers of blind faith within a patriarchal totalitarian community.

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Live Action, Premiere

A Solo Park Run Escalates into a Battle of One-Upmanship in Mariia Ponomarova’s ‘Ardea’

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.

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Asides, Music

Odyn v kanoe: I Have No Home

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.

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Music, Premiere

Anatoliy Sachivko Embraces the Compelling Power of Destruction in Pokaz Trio Dance Film ‘Kintsugi’

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.

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Music

Take a Trip into the Psyche of the Rave Scene in João Retorta’s Euphoric Exploration of Escapism ‘Prayer’

Director João Retorta provides a euphoric exploration of our endless quest for escapism & release in rave scene 'non-documentary' music video 'Prayer'.

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