So many beautiful people here, even that guy isn’t sure if he’s getting laid tonight. When heartbreak has the potential to flare up at you from every corner of the city it’s time to get the get the fuck out of town. Merlin Bronques shows us how to forget and move on in the first [...]
A couple years old now but none the less powerful, Rob Sorrenti’s 20 minute short Hollow tells the harrowing tale of heroin addicts Alice and Marcus, and their shared struggle to get and stay clean when life suddenly becomes about more than them. The film features strong performances from Morven Christie and Martin McCann, and [...]
Amanda Boyle’s temporally shifted love story Skirt was amongst our favourite work of the 2012. She joins us today to discuss new film Care, a short about a middle aged district nurse who having fallen out of her own life, becomes increasing involved in the lives of two very different women. There were lots of [...]
Care (2012) Middle class and middle aged, district nurse Natalie has become trapped in an existence of meaningless routine until she’s drawn into the lives of two very different women – Elsie, an elderly lady nearing the end of her life and Sammy, the young girl next door, who seemingly has everything to live for. As [...]
We’ve been keen to get director Oliver Goodrum on DN ever since his dark music video Consequence of the Kill landed online to much applause. We’re glad we waited however as now we get to talk to him about This is Vanity, the first film in a possible trilogy of shorts which depict the tragic events that take place on a housing estate through the different perspectives of those involved.
This is Vanity (2012) This Is Vanity tells the story of a tiring mother who struggles to protect both herself and her teenage disabled daughter from the continual attacks of local adolescents. Repeatedly rebuffed and frustrated by the authorities, she ultimately turns to a far greater power than can be found on her failing human [...]
Early last year, I completed my debut feature film, Life Just Is – an arthouse drama about a week in the lives of some recent graduates who struggle to cope with the romantic and existential problems raised by the transition into adulthood proper. The making of the film was outlined on DN across three previous [...]
Written and directed by Guillermo Arriaga, the man behind the narratives of Alejandro González Iñárritu’s trilogy of death and shot by Steven Spielberg’s regular cinematographer Janusz Kaminski. The incredible production values on show in short thriller/horror Broken Night really shouldn’t come as a surprise – even though the short was shot entirely on the reasonably [...]
Bianca Giaever asked a six year old what she should make a movie about, the resulting film is a charming tour de force.
Online Now from Pocket Jakes, the creative partnership of directors Jake Dolgy and Jake Ross, depicts a journey into the world of social interaction. Jake Ross joins us to discuss how the pair coalesced the technological now into a filmic time capsule. I found that what I was really attracted to was that I could [...]