Art & Fashion
5th February, 2021
Lainey Richardson talks about shooting Football Beyond Borders winning poem 'Black &6Teen' while remaining authentic to author Abi Simms' experiences.
10th August, 2020
Laura Scrivano takes DN through the journey of transforming an irreverent Noel Coward poem into a powerful celebration of female sexuality in 'Alice'.
7th August, 2020
Featuring blistering spoken word poetry, 'Wake Up' questions the long term resilience of Black Lives Matter allies in the ongoing fight for equality.
Asides, Live Action
17th July, 2020
Jesse Lewis-Reece's 'Eyelash' explores the pitfalls of obsession through the intimate portrayal of a couple's budding relationship and it's eventual ruin.
Art & Fashion, Premiere
22nd June, 2020
Setting Rodrigo Molinero's poem to a series of bold images, Fede Canal Santiangeli discusses creating a reverie on outmoded masculinity in 'Absolution'.
6th March, 2020
Jenny Jokela discusses creating a female lead who "isn’t necessarily likeable or perfect in any way" in her latest animated short 'Live a Little'
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'.
28th August, 2019
Director Ben Lankester returns to DN with a modern and intimate visual adaption of Polish writer Maria Pawlikowska-Jasnorzewska's poem 'Love'.
17th July, 2019
A man recalls the bonding experience of learning the intricacies of a well packed suitcase from his father in Tiny Inventions' 'Negative Space'.
1st July, 2019
Kristian Mercado Figueroa returns to DN for a chat about visualising Rachel Inez Marshall's poem in his exploration of womanhood across Latinx generations.
24th June, 2019
Andy McCallie tells DN how he used the restrictions of one-shot filmmaking to manifest the power of Chris Robertson's profound ‘Freedom Song' monologue.
10th June, 2019
Bill+Brown discuss collaborating with writer Anisa Nandaula on gut punch film 'The Year is 2020' which calls out Australia’s draconian refugee policies.
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