Nils Clauss and Adam Hobbs co-direct artist documentary Translating Furniture – a poetic film in which furniture artist Kwangho Lee contemplates the purity of the artistic process and his preference for reactions born of innocence, as a roving child discovers his pieces amid the debris of an abandoned building. We invited Nils and Adam to tell us more.
In an all too brief, but elegantly observed 85 seconds, LA filmmaker David Cho crafts a beautiful separated conversation of longing that speaks straight to the heart. We asked David to guide us through the yearning.
Jeanie Finlay's latest feature, ORION: The Man Who Would Be King, has been waiting in the wings for several years but is now ready to take centre stage as Jeanie and her team reach out to the community with a crowdfunding campaign to help them complete the film. We asked Jeanie to give us an insight into the journey of ORION and her knowledgable perspective on running crowdfunding campaigns.
Inspired by the rhyming reminiscence of British spoken-word artist Talia Randall, 13 Israeli animators came together as the Common Room Animation Project to give her poem Common Room visual life through the interplay of an impressively diverse collection of styles and approaches. We invited Common Room Animation Project member Yael Ozsinay to explain how the […]
Set in a retail hinterland where cheap rents rule and all your diverse purchasing needs can be met, a forlorn woman finds her activities shadowed by a stylishly colour coordinated version of Parasite Single in Michael Venus’ The Hunt music video. DN caught up with Michael to find out more about his tale of a lonely soul existing on the edge of society.
The challenge of meeting a tight deadline on an often tighter budget is a working fact many of today’s music video directors manage to excel at time after time, but quite often, where you’ll find their most affecting work is in films which are a continuation of the creative relationship they’ve built up with a […]
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