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Archive for January, 2012

DN230: Left Right – Tom Willems

Most directors know that if they can concentrate on pulling great performances from their actors the battle’s half won, but it’s not quite that simple when your leads are a pair of hands. Director Tom Willems joins us this week to discuss how his short Left Right demanded he craft a new approach to filming […]

Wastelander Panda

Epic films bring you Wastelander Panda – the tale of the last remaining panda in a post-apocalyptic wasteland. If you like what you see follow Epic Films on Facebook to find out more. Wastelander Panda Prologue from Epic Films on Vimeo.

Left Right – Tom Willems

Left Right (2011) What if your left arm gets jealous of your right arm? The left arm of Boris is jealous of the right one. After 35 years of neglect, it decides to take matters into his own hand(s).

Word as Image

Challenge: Create an image out of a word, using only the letters in the word itself. Rule: use only the graphic elements of the letters without adding outside parts Bran Dougherty-Johnson brings Ji Lee’s wordplay book to clean and playful motion graphical life in the Word as Image promo. Word as Image (by Ji Lee) […]

Welcome Home | The Shed

In his pair of film’s Welcome Home and Shed Isaac H Madge demonstrates that there’s little need to travel to far off, exotic locations when you can create beautiful cinematography in your own back yard. Welcome Home from Isaac H Madge on Vimeo. The Shed from Isaac H Madge on Vimeo.

Delilah: Love You So

Music promo director Emil Nava gives Delilah the simple but effective treatment for her track Love You So. Delilah – Love You So from Cult of Greg on Vimeo.

Pothound

Pothound noun 1. A dog of mixed or indeterminate breed. A mutt or mongrel. 2. A street dog frequently associated with mischief. Like a super stylish version of the Littlest Hobo Christopher Guinness’ Pothound gives us a dog’s eye view of our four legged hero as she keeps the city safe for you and me. […]

The Twilight Sad: Another Bed

It’s tough being a serial killer. Isolated, you meticulously toil away in obscurity, your greatest achievements going unrecognised. If only there was someway to cheer yourself up, say with a party? You may have no friends, but you’re certainly not short on bodies… Craig Murray’s new promo for Scottish band The Twilight Sad’s Another Bed […]

Vimeo Gets a Facelift

We, as I’m sure a lot of you guys do, spend a massive chunk of our online time on the mighty Vimeo hunting for the films that are DN’s bread and butter. Luckily for us, those dilligent Vimeons have been hard at work finding ways to make the hours we spend over there even more […]

A Short Film About Ice Fishing

What could be more relaxing than a spot of ice fishing with your buddy and his dog? In Jason Shahinfar’s A Short Film About Ice Fishing the answer is, just about anything else! A Short Film About Ice Fishing from Jason Shahinfar on Vimeo.