Much more observational documentary than music promo (albeit with the odd special effects flourish), Vincent Haycock’s impressive new film for Raffertie’s Build Me Up follows Compton residents, the Mays Brothers, as they move through their world whilst discussing their deep dedication to one another.
The first entry in a series of shorts from the Red Bull Music Academy, Max Joseph’s documentary 12 Years of DFA: Too Old To Be New, Too New To Be Classic is an entertainingly playful run through the label’s history, packed full of music and artists from the label. And of course, you’re now in [...]
Dean Saffron has found someone who loves bikes even more than we do here at DN in his short documentary The Spokesman.
When D.C. band These United States set out on their six week tour that would see them play 33 shows in 33 cities with 33 different lineups, they asked director Jared Varava to come along and document their herculean adventure
291 Paper Letters. 2,454 Photographs. 140 hours of work. Ben Barrett-Forrest educates and entertains in his impressive paper-letter animation The History of Typography.
Well aware of the benefits to be found in the downtime which surrounds paying gigs after his experience shooting dialogue exercise piece Charity, director Michael Sugrue knew that he couldn’t pass up the opportunity to stay in Moscow for a few extra days following a commercial shoot there and even convinced a couple of key [...]
If Last Minutes with ODEN got to you, then you might want to steal yourself for Chris Neal’s heartfelt farewell to Griffey, Man’s Best Friend.
“For me cinema is a community experience and the projection is a very important part of it.” A working projectionist discusses his career and love of cinema with Austrian filmmaker Carlo Hofmann in A Man in the Box.
Record stores and collectors have been a popular subject for documentary makers in recent years, with up and coming directors Sean Dunne and Jeanie Finlay both exploring the subject in their films. Reminiscent of Dunne’s 2009 short The Archive, Richard Parks’ 22-minute documentary Music Man Murray delves in to the life of an avid record [...]
Kai-El, or Superman as we know him here on Earth, arrived from the planet Kypton, according to his origin story. He plummeted towards the Earth at great speed as his birthplace crumbled in his wake. A few years after his arrival on Earth he became a hero, a protector of our magnificent planet. He soon [...]