Live Action, Premiere
27th October, 2020
Corentin Leroux bears witness to the frayed but steadfast bonds of three young brothers as they cope with a life of fending for themselves in 'Grenadine'.
20th October, 2020
Chloe Sarbib discusses exploring the emotional confusion caused by the shifting dynamics of a lifelong friendship in coming of age short 'Girl Friend'.
9th October, 2020
Henry Young walks DN through the slick execution of his one-shot drama 'The Big Nothing' which sees two young women ponder the meaning of existence.
7th October, 2020
Matthew Puccini talks to DN about exposing the reality of queer sex in his authentic and sex-positive coming-of-age drama ‘Dirty’.
24th September, 2020
Saman Kesh and Justin Daashur Hopkins channelled pandemic stress into artistry in their AI-gone-rogue music video for Makeup and Vanity Set's 'Algorithm'.
23rd September, 2020
Colin Read details the extensive planning behind Doves' music video 'Broken Eyes' which features a man's descent into madness in an ever-looping room.
18th September, 2020
Steve Squall takes us through the first instalment of serial sci-fi odyssey 'Mujō', the story of a woman's isolated existence in a post-apocalyptic world.
14th September, 2020
A strange colour knocks the world off-kilter in Yana Pan's delightfully strange animation '0000E8', an allegory for the experience of the Other.
9th September, 2020
One car, a crew of two, and a single frame setup. Max Kane offers insight into the three month shoot of his gonzo road trip short 'Duck'.
7th September, 2020
We speak to James Kicklighter about documenting the boundary breaking performance of transgender opera singer Lucia Lucas in 'The Sound of Identity'.
28th August, 2020
Alissa Torvinen tells us how she took the haunting music of Phoebe Bridgers and turned it into an eerie and deeply prescient music video.
18th August, 2020
Celebrating that much of today's dance originated in Africa, Edy Recendez's 'Movement of Change' offers up the hope of greater cultural understanding.
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