Live Action, Premiere
With Academy Ratio, stark black-and-white images and high-contrast camerawork, Gregory Foltynowicz explores the inevitability of fate.
Animator Kenzie Sutton breaks down how she solo managed the lengthy yet rewarding production process of her impressive cyclical stop motion short.
Epic long takes, musical pastiche and minimalist music, Jermaine Manigault reveals the tools he used to create a unique portrait of what blackness means.
Bianca Poletti reveals how she drew out the more subtle moments of comedy in her deliciously awkward portrayal of a first date in the modern era.
Art & Fashion
Bram VanderMark discusses exploring the burden of carrying your memories with you through deeply-felt choreography and a wistful score for Films.Dance.
Christian Schultz discusses working with acclaimed music video director Jodeb as documentary subject for an intimate portrait of how he finds inspiration.
Zac Dov Wiesel divulges how he technically manifested the vivid and poppy feel of his vivacious NYC-based music video for Rodney Chrome.
Blake Bogosian delineates how the initial audio recordings for his doc set the foundations for a celebratory mosaic of a defiant artist’s unique viewpoint.
Kate McCarthy breaks down the trials and tribulations of making her debut short, about an awkward teenager auditioning to be church cantor.
Kirby Ferguson discusses the multifaceted role of the internet filmmaker across the past two decades in an in-depth career-spanning interview with DN.
Alexandra Velasco reveals how the dark energy of the Baxter-Hodiak house manifested itself within her art-horror film about a murderous man in limbo.
Co-Directors Elizabeth Godar and Mitch deQuilettes take DN inside the spot on parodying of the virtue signalling couples in their comedy short.
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