Christopher Lutterodt-Quarcoo's black and white docu-drama 'Hertz' skilfully manipulates picture and sound to present the symptoms of Musical Ear Syndrome as experienced by its afflicted protagonist. Christopher joins us to discuss how reactions to real life case studies inspired him to make Hertz
Director Alex Barrett on Composing a Modern Day Silent Film Ode to England’s Capital in ‘London Symphony’
Long time DN writer & filmmaker Alex Barrett joins us to discuss his new feature film project 'London Symphony', a poetic silent film about the culture and diversity of London.
Bringing this controversial art form to the small screen, The Observer takes us on a brief journey through Alex's chosen craft, as she explains why she's decided to explore this particular route of photography.
Robert Mentov Documents the Lives of the Migrant Workers Behind India’s Buildings in ‘Bricks of Bengal’
Robert Mentov's 'Bricks of Bengal' documents the lives of the migrant workers of the Sundarban Islands who make the vast numbers of bricks needed for India's buildings. Mentov joins us to discuss how he captured this glimpse of another life.
Nathan Honnold Once Again Explores his Fascination with the Underdog in his latest Documentary ‘Thomas Bennett’
We speak to director Nathan Honnold about his latest short documentary 'Thomas Bennett', a film he describes as an intimate portrait of a friend living on the fringes of society.
Dreams Clash with Responsibilities High in the Indian Himalayas in Ross Harrison’s Documentary ‘Lifelines’
In his short film 'Lifelines' Ross Harrison documents the daily toil of Makar Singh, a 32 year old father who is compelled to leave his work in Deli and return to his village in the Indian Himalayas. Harrison tells DN how he brought Makar's story of daily struggle to screen.
Director Mireia Pujol shares her experiences of travelling to the Moroccan mountains to take testament from the migrants attempting to jump the barrier in the hopes of a more prosperous life in her OFFF documentary 'Diary of Hunger'.
In his lifelong micro-documentary portrait series '100 Percent Human' filmmaker Blake Bogosian documents the stories which make us who we are in beautifully direct to camera black and white. DN caught up with Bogosian to discover the production story behind the stories.
Florian Habicht’s Pulp Documentary Reveals the Nice Folks Behind the Music That Unites the Common People
There’s the sense that this film is for the ‘fans’ – whatever that really means as I think the film has the power to convert – but in the case of the band Pulp who are the subject of this whimsical and good-natured documentary it feels pertinent because wasn’t it ever thus?
You either know Ralph Steadman’s work or you don’t. You either like it or you don’t. You either see it or you don’t. For those who think of him only as Hunter S. Thompson’s cartoonist this new documentary should shine a light on his incredible life as a passionate and singular artist but like his art, it will likely not be for everyone...
Eager to make a film about women that challenge the establishment, we talk to director Sean Dunne about his latest documentary 'Cam Girlz' - a feature exploring the lives of women working in the internet sex industry.
The latest adventure by sonic explorer Gruff Rhys is an exceptional example of cross-platform storytelling where each individual element adds something unique to the whole...