We talk to Director Kurtis Hough about his epic 15 minute B&W experimental film ‘To See More Light’, which combines cosmic geometric animations, time lapse lava flows, gnarly tree growths, and all matter of the universe.
Art & Fashion
We speak to Director Pope about allegorical storytelling and her hunt for the perfect French voice in her new short ‘Fruits n Veg’.
For those of you still craving a Mad Maxesque hit of post-apocalyptic adrenaline, Israeli Director Tal Mor puts a fashionista spin on the road warrior in his graduation film ‘Once Upon a Time in the Future’.
Ambre Cardinal talks to DN about the pain of creating beauty to destroy in ‘Un Ruban Autour d’une Bombe’, her tribute to the work of artist Frida Kahlo.
We invited Raphael Bluzet to discuss how he and illustrator Yohan Quintar employed a fucked up aesthetic on short film ‘IN’ to tell the animated tale of obsession and torment which lies behind every man’s mask.
Ostensibly the story of a photographer and his assistant capturing family portraits of the inhabitants of a remote Tibetan village, Hu Wei’s experimental short ‘Butter Lamp’ proves itself to be a multilayered thesis on the influence of globalisation and the erosion of Tibetan culture. DN caught up with Wei to discover how he went about blending fact and fiction and why a single image almost brought the whole production to a violent end.
We asked director Robert Hackett to share his reflections on the process and inspiration behind his Komana fashion film, ‘Shrine’.
Simon Baucks’ passion project ‘Inmotion’ makes a concerted effort to elevate the ‘film’ portion of the’ dance film’ and in so doing elevates the whole to the status of enthralling motion artwork. Baucks tells DN how he superseded his limitations for the film.
Ramón Ayala discusses how his fashion film commission ‘People Like Us’ transformed beyond the genre into a sci-fi tinged improvised meditation on enduring love, culpability and ‘otherness’.
In his experimental short ‘A Subjective Story of an Object’ Alessandro Bertelle explores how we perceive objects in a reality in which our faulty senses prevent us from perceiving the true essence of everything. We asked Bertelle to escort us through his version of reality.
David Zimmermann’s ‘Missing Tiger’ sees two models take on the symbiotic roles of young designer and fashion industry. We asked David to guide us through his allegorical fashion film.
Directors Hawaii & Smith take us through their collaboration with DIY space crooner Oh! Tiger Mountain for storytelling experiment ‘The Start of Whatever’ – a ‘Random Story About Electricity, Reverberation, Explosion, Random’.