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Hannu Aukia’s Exposes the Fragility of Modern Romantic Relationships in Short Film ‘Helsinki-Turku’

Director Hannu Aukia’s talks to DN about how he turned a ‘vibe’ between actors into a deeply affecting short about the fragility of modern romantic relationships in his short film ‘Helsinki-Turku’.

Eric Kolelas Finds Tenderness at the End of the World in ‘Hold’

Actor/Director Eric Kolelas returns to DN to share the inspiration which led him to subvert the typical post-apocalyptic narrative in his new short film ‘Hold’.

Food Dwelling Ghosts & Bears on Bicycles, Welcome to Gus Péwé’s Askew Short ‘Same Ghost Every Night’

Director Gus Péwé tells DN how he used the happy accident of unscripted moments as the creative lifeblood for his charmingly askew short ‘Same Ghost Every Night’.

Striping Back Filmmaking’s Safety Nets to Create an Authentic Short in Dee Meaden’s ‘Sibling’

DN caught up with Director Dee Meaden ahead of her short ‘Sibling’s’ LSFF screening to discover how working without the usual production safety nets created an environment of creative risks and authentic performances.

Animating a Friendship Not Bound by Dimensions in Péter Vácz's 'Rabbit and Deer'

With Péter Vácz’s award winning animation ‘Rabbit and Deer’ finally making its way online we discuss how the director battled the pressures of tight timeframes & new techniques to deliver a universal story about the power of enduring friendship.

Bryn Higgins Brings the Jump Cut Hallucinatory World of Epilepsy to Screen in ‘Electricity’

DN caught up with director Bryn Higgins to find out how he used custom camera rigs and in camera effects to create a compelling look into the hallucinatory life of an epilepsy suffer on the search for her brother in feature ‘Electricity’.

Balancing the Nostalgic Past with the Unknown Future in Jordan Michael Blake’s ‘Yeye Bells Shiver’

DN presents the online premiere of director Jordan Michael Blake’s nostalgic NYU short ‘Yeye Bells Shiver’ which takes us on ‘an ethereal, bittersweet journey through the suburbs set on the last day of summer.’

Jesse Quinones Discusses the 13 Year Long Journey of his Debut Feature ‘Calloused Hands’

Inspired by his tempestuous childhood experiences, Jesse Quinones’ ‘Calloused Hands’ is a story that took over a decade to make it to the big screen. Quinones joins us to discuss how the story developed through the years.

DN LFF2014: Finding Father Figures in the Wrong Places in Julius Avery’s Crime Drama ‘Son of a Gun’

In his action packed crime feature debut ‘Son of a Gun’, Julius Avery explores themes of masculinity and belonging through the adrenaline soaked lens of a high tension heist. Avery tells us how it all came together.

DN LFF2014: Zee Ntuli Flirts with the Danger of South Africa’s Criminal Streets in his Breakneck Debut ‘Hard to Get’

DN sits down with director Zee Ntuli to discuss his high octane feature debut ‘Hard to Get’ and why he wants his film to break away from the legacy of yesterday’s South African cinema.