Rising from the ashes of a lacklustre reaction to his end of year student film project, director Gísli þór Gíslason set his sights on the Viking folklore from his native Iceland and put together a crew from his German film school for mythical short Nykur; a film which serves as both his graduation film and […]
French filmmaker wasaru teams up with hip hop artist Sage Francis to create the dark, animated tale of a lonely man and his cat for music video 'Make Em Purr'. We asked wasaru to tell us how it all came together.
Shot in the true spirit of an indie production with a tiny crew and minimal gear, Anthony Aguiar’s short film Cypress slowly reveals itself to be a ghost story that’s hard to pin down as it traverses genres as the narrative unfolds. We invited Aguiar to lift the veil on his otherworldly production. How did […]
Bringing the creative music video partnership forged across Chae Hawk's DPFTHH album to a close, we speak to director Alex Amoling about the progression of his work over the trilogy of music videos
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