DN chats to Jin Woo about evoking the discomfort of familial relationships through her striking hand-drawn animation style in psychodrama short 'SAN'.
Made over the course of eight years, Gísli Darri Halldórsson's 'Yes-People' is a delightful mosiac of Icelandic life in a sleepy tenement block.
Animation, Art & Fashion
Lars Nagler explains the freely intuitive animation process behind 'Shift Simmers Slips' his surreal adaptation of Luigi Serafini's 'Codex Seraphinianus'.
Animation, Film Festival
DN delivers a recommended selection of ten cutting-edge animated shorts available to stream online at GLAS Animation 2021.
Thomas Pons takes us on the production journey from augmented reality to screen for his multi-format, monochrome short ‘Animals: A Black & White Journey’
Inspired by his dad's work as a Scenes of Crime officer, animator Marcus Armitage examines the struggles an individual can face when a troublesome job follows you
Noah Malone discusses the strange mix of self love, selfless acts and podophilia that make up his new animated short ‘Help! Dying!’.
Making its online premiere on Directors Notes today, Sofia Gutman discusses her exploration into the shared nature of memory and film in animated short
Antoni Sendra returns to DN with the 3rd installment of inspirational series ‘Bulletproof Thoughts’, in which pioneering skateboarder Rodney Mullen teaches us
“I have some pretty freaky dreams when I'm manic. These are some of those dreams.” Nate Milton shares the cathartic creation of his animated shorts duo,
Bezalel Academy students Tal Kantor & Shahar Davis discuss the difficulties of cockroach stop motion in their surreal short ‘Under The Small Sun’.
Animator Will Rose joins us to discuss how the music of Julia Holter inspired the style and story of his latest short 'Eagle Blue'.
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