Art & Fashion
Torben Loth explains the importance of thematic synthesis between environment and choreographed movement for his primal dance short 'Torn'.
Art & Fashion, Premiere
Kezia Barnett describes her decision to shoot 100fps when capturing the tactility of skin for her experimental dance film 'Nurse Me'.
Francesca Pazniokas speaks to DN about her surreal experimental short '6FT.' and how she worked with a minimal crew during quarantine to execute it.
Art & Fashion, Music
Sam Davis & Tom Andrew discuss using emptiness to express the powerful escapism offered by dance floors in 'VOID - One Year Of Silence'.
Vincent René-Lortie explains his desire to focus in on the underestimated power of childhood expression for his Films.Dance short 'Sit Still'.
Animation, Art & Fashion
Lars Nagler explains the freely intuitive animation process behind 'Shift Simmers Slips' his surreal adaptation of Luigi Serafini's 'Codex Seraphinianus'.
Thomas Pons takes us on the production journey from augmented reality to screen for his multi-format, monochrome short ‘Animals: A Black & White Journey’
Andrea Barone shares how the demise of a beloved film stock led to ‘POLAROIDREAM©’, his immortalisation of fashion photography and the polaroid camera.
Creative Director Christopher Watson-Wood shares how Mad Ruffian recreated the ephemeral atmosphere of live music by combining photography with a new twist on
Bringing his geology trilogy to a close Kurtis Hough returns to DN with ‘Painted Hills’ - a sculptural and painterly look at the geometry of geology.
Director Stewart Maclennan takes DN through the narrative role of costume and props in his sublimely styled fashion film 'Topanga'.
A director who has always showcased image and movement at the forefront of his work, Youness Benali returns to DN with his new expressive short ’Without A Word‘
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