Since 2006 the ‘Bendito Machine’ series has made us consider our relationship to technology and the world around us. As the series approaches its grande finale we asked director Jossie Malis to reflect the past decade of his animated saga.
Director Yoav Brill talks to DN about his animated exploration into public hand holding amongst Israel’s gay community in short documentary ‘HORA’.
Kobi Vogman and Renana Aldor discuss how they translated the complex practice of lost-wax bronze casting into a compelling and comprehensible piece of animation.
DN speaks to Director Gavin C Robinson about his latest collaboration with musician Mike Vass for animated music video ‘Eyes Fixed’.
Elsa Secco explains how she and Jonathan Guyader created ‘Whelk Song’ – a captivating piece of animation whose roots are firmly based in the Aboriginal culture which inspired Geoffrey Secco’s track.
Emanuele Kabu chats to DN about tapping into feelings of restlessness for Delta Club’s colourfully animated kinetic music video ‘The Nomadic Alternative’.
Katerina Athanasopoulou returns to Directors Notes with ‘Branches of Life’, her contribution to the multidisciplinary Body of Songs collaborative project .
Director Sam Griffith tells DN how he and artist Hannah Thrower weaved a rich tapestry of animation for Courtney Marie Andrews’ ‘Woman of Many Colors’ music video.
Director Nathan Johnson invited DN to dig into the hazards of flying pins and sore fingers he faced during the creation of his mind-boggling stop motion music video ‘Change is Everything’.
Animator Joe Bichard encourages us to lay-off the self-flagulation in Alain de Botton scripted short ‘A Self Compassion Exercise’
Director Evan Viera joins us to talk about his teaser-trailer for animated series AIKO – A blend of classic samurai narrative meets apocalyptic fantasy tale, Viera and writer Charley Pope are hoping this short intro into their world finds them the funding/backing to develop it further.
We talk to Director Quentin Haberham about creating a junkyard hero with a heart in animated short ‘Jack’.