USA Tag Archive

Jeremy Merrifield Questions Our Outdated Modes of Masculinity in Coming of Age Superhero Origin Short ‘Balloon’

Live Action

7th November, 2019

We sit down with Jeremy Merrifield to learn how he used the superhero mythos to explore the issue of toxic masculinity in his AFI thesis short 'Balloon'.

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DN367: A Deep Dive into ‘Burning Cane’, Phillip Youmans’ Debut Feature Which Made Tribeca History

Film Festival, Live Action, Podcasts

6th November, 2019

Phillip Youmans joins DN to discuss the experience of taking on multiple production roles for his Tribeca winning debut feature 'Burning Cane'.

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A Transwoman Mechanic’s Compartmentalised Existence Threatens to Crumble in Asher Jelinsky’s ‘Miller & Son’

Live Action

5th November, 2019

Asher Jelinsky weighs up the risks & rewards of living as our authentic selves in their story of a transwoman mechanic whose separate lives begin to merge

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David Findlay Celebrates the Compulsions of the Restless Mind in Visual Poem ‘You Know Where You Belong’

Art & Fashion

31st October, 2019

David Findlay casts a meditative eye on the idiosyncratic quirks and compulsions of human behaviour in visual poem piece 'You Know Where You Belong'.

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Thom Yorke: Last I Heard (…He Was Circling The Drain)

Animation, Asides, Music

31st October, 2019

Art Camp and Saad Moosajee conjure up an eerie future city populated by faceless individuals in their mesmerizing animated music video for Thom Yorke.

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Savannah Magruder Provides a Much Needed Female Perspective on Sex and Pleasure in ‘Debbie Does Dilators’

Live Action, Premiere

29th October, 2019

A porn set PA attempts to navigate sexual encounters while struggling to overcome vaginismus in Savannah Magruder's 'Debbie Does Dilators'.

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How Memories of a Personal Tragedy Led Amanda Bonaiuto to Create Surreal CalArts Grad Film ‘Hedge’

Animation, Premiere

23rd October, 2019

How dismantling a "straightforward narrative about a dead father" led Amanda Bonaiuto to create surreal CalArts grad film 'Hedge'.

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Lena Tsodykovskaya Celebrates Sincere Sisterhood and the Follies of Youth in ‘Luisa and Anna’s First Fight’

Live Action

21st October, 2019

Lena Tsodykovskaya takes DN behind the scenes of 'Luisa and Anna's First Fight', a celebration of the "stupidity of youth & rock solid girl friendships".

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Zak Marx Transports Us Back to a 1970s Moto-Racing Rivalry in Surreal 16mm Music Video ‘Adventure’

Music

18th October, 2019

A #2 ranked rider dreams of emerging from under the shadow of the adored world champion in Zak Marx's surreal 16mm moto-racing promo 'Adventure'.

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rubberband. Usher MorMor into the Next Phase of Existence in ‘Some Place Else’

Music

17th October, 2019

Balancing on the precipice of this world and the next, directing duo rubberband. guide MorMor through the realisation of his demise in 'Some Place Else'.

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A Woman Is Forced to Confront Her Inner Child in Cat Ventura’s Surprising Comedy ‘Holly Goes to Therapy’

Live Action, Premiere

15th October, 2019

"My biggest goal was the pace leading up to the reveal" A woman endures an unconventional therapy session in Cat Ventura's 'Holly Goes to Therapy'.

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Don Broco: Action

Asides, Music

7th October, 2019

Director Benjamin Roberds launches a hot new Don Broco action figure range with face-meltingly tragic consequences in 'Action'.

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