Chad Sogas opens up about the serendipitous process of self-discovery that informed & was necessary for the completion of his autobiographical documentary.
Alex Fischman Cárdenas reveals how the spontaneous method of filmmaking for his dance short came together cohesively in the editing room.
Robert Hope explains his motivation to capture the insidious rise of far-right conspiracy ideologies from a personal perspective for his doc short.
Art & Fashion
Discover how through spinning shots, fluid combination of voiceover and music, and expressive, fun dance moves, Ben Dean created the ultimate ode to NYC.
Live Action, Premiere
Writer/Director Aiden Arata talks to DN about shooting her wry meditation on friendship and forgiveness within the tight confines of a house party bathroom.
Max Kane tells DN how he gained eye-opening benefits from applying creative limitations to the narrative of his NYE set family drama short.
Jacob Jonas explains how he and his Cinematographer Jessica Young developed the vast, story-driven lighting for their minimal music video.
Ryan Oksenberg talks about the in-depth research he conducted with a forensic illustrator to faithfully represent a murder scene in his short film.
Kelsey Bollig explains how she brought the energy of theatre to screen in 'The Fourth Wall' while exploring the separation between actors and the audience.
Kristian Mercado Figueroa takes us inside the oversaturated colours, steampunk aesthetic and blend of styles comprising his Latinx Futurism short.
Mark H. Rapaport reveals how he created the portrait-style cinematography which accentuates the tensions in his perverted family drama.
Shot, recorded, mixed, coloured and edited by him, director Jeremy McNamara explains the DIY techniques he used in his documentary to reflect DIY themes.
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