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Live Action, Premiere

Petter Holmsen Provides a Bird’s-Eye View of How Our Daily Habits Define Us in ‘Deb in Bed’

We speak to Petter Holmsen about deploying a top down view to depict the ups and downs of a woman's love life in charming, bittersweet drama 'Deb in Bed'.

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Art & Fashion

Torben Loth Takes an Exploration Into Manhood and the Internal Struggle With Self in Dance Short ‘Torn’

Torben Loth explains the importance of thematic synthesis between environment and choreographed movement for his primal dance short 'Torn'.

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Documentary

The Reids Record the 24/7 Grind of Opening a Flagship Fashion Store in Documentary ‘Cole Buxton: CB52’

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'.

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Animation, Premiere

Jin Woo Depicts the Interchanging Role of Victim-Offender in Dark Otherworldly Animation ‘SAN’

DN chats to Jin Woo about evoking the discomfort of familial relationships through her striking hand-drawn animation style in psychodrama short 'SAN'.

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Live Action, Premiere

Grayson Whitehurst Presents a Darkly Comedic Reckoning In Morality Spec Ad ‘Purple | Life-Changing Sleep’

Grayson Whitehurst discusses using a talking bear to force a hardened woodsman to face his own insecurities in his comedic, morality play spec ad.

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Art & Fashion, Premiere

Kezia Barnett Crafts a Poetic Vision of Nurses Reborn for Experimental Dance Film ‘Nurse Me’

Kezia Barnett describes her decision to shoot 100fps when capturing the tactility of skin for her experimental dance film 'Nurse Me'.

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Music

Love and Freedom Are Found On the Open Road in Thomas Vernay’s LGBTQ Music Video ‘Bad Things’

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.

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Art & Fashion

Francesca Pazniokas Channels the Forced Seclusion of Quarantine in Surreal Experimental Short ‘6FT.’

Francesca Pazniokas speaks to DN about her surreal experimental short '6FT.' and how she worked with a minimal crew during quarantine to execute it.

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Documentary

Duncan Cowles Takes a Hilarious Self-Depricating Journey Into Millenial Malaise in Series ‘Scary Adult Things’

Documentarian Duncan Cowles talks 'Scary Adult Things' and transitioning his signature comedic style from short film to a long-form series.

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Art & Fashion, Music

Sam Davis & Tom Andrew Capture the Longing for UK Club Culture in ‘VOID – One Year Of Silence’

Sam Davis & Tom Andrew discuss using emptiness to express the powerful escapism offered by dance floors in 'VOID - One Year Of Silence'.

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Documentary

Jeremy McNamara Captures the Cyclical Life of a Famous SF Intersection in ‘Jeremy Fish & The House On Haight’

Jeremy McNamara walks DN through the brief time he had to capture an artist's expression of a famous intersection for 'Jeremy Fish & The House On Haight'.

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Live Action

The Boundaries Between Life and Art Thrillingly Converge in Lawrence Michael Levine’s ‘Black Bear’

Michael Lawrence Levine discusses how he crafted the unusual structure of 'Black Bear' — starring Aubrey Plaza, Sarah Gadon and Christoper Abbott.

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