Live Action, Premiere
15th January, 2021
Ursula Ellis talks emotional history and developing a vintage filmic look for her South-set coming of age drama 'For George on His 30th Birthday'.
12th January, 2021
Hadley Hillel lays out the challenges of constructing a fantasy world from scratch in 'ERNIE' — a stirring tale of two lost souls finding each other.
11th January, 2021
Filmmaker Na Kyung Kim joins us to explain how feelings of inadequacy led her on a journey to prove her worth with animated short film 'Just a Small'.
7th January, 2021
Returning to DN with grad film 'The Midnight Sun', Connor Radding explains how the isolating animating process was echoed in his lead character's journey.
10th December, 2020
10 Black victims of police brutality are movingly surveyed in Sally Tran's table top mixed media film '60 Years and Still' — created completely in-camera.
8th December, 2020
Beck Kitsis explains how she repurposed reductive horror conventions for her tense twilight thriller 'The Three Men You Meet At Night'.
7th December, 2020
Saad Moosajee walks us through the complex technical skills he needed to master when creating the motion-captured animated Renaissance vignettes of '777'.
4th December, 2020
'Summer Fridays' actor/director Chloe Berk discusses the need for filmic representation of taboo topics and her passion for telling female-centred stories.
30th November, 2020
Layering films within films and with actors playing actors, 'Getting There' — shot in an empty parking lot — is a delightfully comic metafictional film.
19th November, 2020
Andree Ljutica delineates the loose rehearsal process and musical shooting rhythm of his sixteen minute one-take drama 'How To Say I Love You At Night'.
17th November, 2020
Adapting Arthur Bradford's short story "Mattress", Ben York Jones' 'I'm Alright if You're Alright' is a charming two-hander about making new friends.
16th November, 2020
Kevin Castanheira reveals how the mood of doc short 'Selling Death' changed drastically in the moment providing a fascinating film that upends expectations
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