Having just screened as part of Channel 4′s Random Acts series here in the UK, Under The Knife by director/editor Jeremy Cole proves that the series really does live up to its label of screening bold and creative shorts. Consisting of one shot of UK singer Etta Bond split into 1374 different layers, Cole’s kaleidoscopic [...]
We’ve long been fans of the experimental side of filmmaking here on DN and the possibilities which lay before directors who are willing to discover and discard their own rules as a project progresses. As inscrutable as some of these pieces may seem on first watch, they often contain a coherence, which while not obvious, [...]
Not content with making some of the most innovative animation seen in recent years, eccentric creative-type David OReilly seems to have so many fingers in so many pies, he's going to need to some more fingers very soon (something I wouldn't put past him). Following on from our focus on his Adventure Time episode A Glitch is a Glitch last month, we decided it was about time we found out a little more about his work so far.
We know that some of you have been with us since our earliest days, for which we're eternally grateful, but over the past 7 years you've all remained a deliciously elusive mystery to us at DN Towers. We're planning to make some big changes around here and need your help to make sure they're all for the better. So if you could lend us a few minutes of your time, we'd really appreciate it.
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