Torben Loth explains the importance of thematic synthesis between environment and choreographed movement for his primal dance short ‘Torn’.
Filmmaking duo The Reids talk the run-and-gun style of shooting they employed to capture the opening of a flagship fashion store for ‘Cole Buxton: CB52’.
DN chats to Jin Woo about evoking the discomfort of familial relationships through her striking hand-drawn animation style in psychodrama short ‘SAN’.
Grayson Whitehurst discusses using a talking bear to force a hardened woodsman to face his own insecurities in his comedic, morality play spec ad.
Kezia Barnett describes her decision to shoot 100fps when capturing the tactility of skin for her experimental dance film ‘Nurse Me’.
Thomas Vernay returns to DN to discuss the production of his single-take music video ‘Bad Things’, a romantic ode to freedom, love and the open road.
Francesca Pazniokas speaks to DN about her surreal experimental short ‘6FT.’ and how she worked with a minimal crew during quarantine to execute it.
Henry K. Norvalls takes us through the gadget’s eye view of automated perfection he adopted for his worrisome very near future short ‘Life Goes On’.
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