We round up last weekend’s scares, screams and shivers that took place at Grimmfest 2015.
This weekend annual horror and cult film festival Grimmfest rises once again to send a wave of shocks and screams across Manchester. Here’s a peek at what we’re intending to scare ourselves silly with…
“I’m always on the look out for fresh film voices telling stories in new ways.” 1.4 founder Lyndy Stout on the importance of curation, and launching the Awards for Brilliant Filmmaking.
This weekend DN is heading off the Reading & Leeds festivals to screen a selection of the best shorts know to man each and every night.
Our highlights from the 69th edition of the Edinburgh International Film Festival, presented in bite-size, easily digestible chunks of 140 characters or less.
“The film was the best I saw while at the festival.” A run down of what exited and disappointed us at this year’s Edinburgh International Film Festival.
DN speaks to Ilinca Calugareanu, director of feature documentary ‘Chuck Norris vs Communism’ about the challenges of authentically representing Romania’s bleak period of 1980s paranoid surveillance and the rebellious hope that came from gathering together to watch a bootlegged VHS movie.
With the 2015 edition of the Edinburgh International Film Festival just 2 days away, DN’s Alex Barrett ponders the festival’s recent changes at the top & the potential gems of this year’s programme.
Sitting on the opening panel of the Glasgow Short Film Festival’s day long Symposium with Suzanne van der Lingen, Professor Richard Raskin & Jorge Rivero, MarBelle took part in a discussion exploring the role and form of short film criticism.
DN caught up with director Michael Tully to get the full funky fresh lowdown on the blending of table tennis and Hip Hop in his modern day 80s movie, ‘Ping Pong Summer’.
In his action packed crime feature debut ‘Son of a Gun’, Julius Avery explores themes of masculinity and belonging through the adrenaline soaked lens of a high tension heist. Avery tells us how it all came together.
DN sits down with director Zee Ntuli to discuss his high octane feature debut ‘Hard to Get’ and why he wants his film to break away from the legacy of yesterday’s South African cinema.