Making its online premiere on Directors Notes today, Sofia Gutman discusses her exploration into the shared nature of memory and film in animated short ‘Rehovot’.
Bezalel Academy students Tal Kantor & Shahar Davis discuss the difficulties of cockroach stop motion in their surreal short ‘Under The Small Sun’.
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.
Marc Grey shares his bleak outlook of the monotonous, indentured servitude world of dream harvesting in short film Dreamco (Yekitza).
Israeli director Asaf Korman joins us on the podcast with feature debut ‘Next to Her’, an intimate and very personal look at the themes of co-dependence and unhealthy symbiotic relationships.
“I tried to figure out wool as a material and did some tests. It was uncontrollable!” Kobi Vogman discusses making peace with his medium in ‘A Way of Being’
Sariel Keslasi tells DN how the Tel-Aviv streets and a series of pocket notebooks were pivotal in the realisation of his animated music video ‘My Africa’.
Director Marc Grey takes us through the challenges of producing a film centred on the nebulous and often counter-narrative logic of dreams and memory in his short ‘Night Before The Morning Sun’.
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’.
In graduation short ‘Wings’, Israeli director Keren Rijensky interposes the insidious phrases commonly used by abusers to coerce their victims and in so doing illuminates not only the physical but also the far reaching emotional damage of such relationships. We asked Rijensky to share her inspiration for the film and to tell us how she approached such emotive subject matter.
Channelling firsthand experiences of racism in their own lives, Shimi Asresay and Hili Noy decided to tackle the subject in their allegorical animated thesis short ‘Strange Fruit’. We asked Hili and Shimi to tell us how the idea and final film developed.