Conceived as “a modern tale about the absurdity of the decisions we can not control”, ModernEye’s stark short A Twirling Day, sees a man with nothing but options lose his way.
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, [...]
Where Monika Delgado and Mickey Todiwala’s post-apocalyptic mood piece Fragments left us with a feeling of uneasy tension, their latest collaboration DRIP will fill your mind full of colourful visual wonderment. Todiwala explains how the project came to be: “We wanted to create somewhat of an alien atmosphere by using macro shots so we chose [...]
Although some (okay me!) prematurely declared Diego Agulló and Agata Siniarska’s Cinemagraph series Those Three Little Words complete last year with the dual release of the provocatively named Fingering & Coming Soon (both of which were proceeded by asphyxiation montage Breathless), it would appear that the experimental pair have more to share on the nature [...]
French filmaker Chris Dias’ collaboration with Blind Digital Citizen spans “the edge of space and time” in War and “the surface of a biological world, the essence of which is altered under the influence of an artificial matter” in Enfant Flamme.
Waldemar Borth invites you to take a disquieting dive into the deep in experimental short THIING.
Combining words and simple visual motifs to belie audience expectations and perhaps challenge the assumptions many of us harbour, UK filmmaker You Ness created the Man + series as a quick entremet between his darker pieces of work, shooting the films in a single day once the concept is locked down:
If you’ve been wondering what to do with all those old CRT monitors you’ve been hanging onto for some reason, you should follow in Franco Mento’s footsteps and turn them all into a pulsing, multi-coloured, syncopated artwork as he does in Herz aus Glas.
A minute of experimentation from Emeline Declerck set to the stunning sounds of Gazoku Shikyou.