Having recently been longlisted for the Cannes Young Director Award as well as scooping the grand prize at the Sci-Fi London 48 Hour Film Challenge, Martin Stirling is certainly a filmmaker to keep an eye on at the moment.
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, [...]
Jaro Minne tells us how improvisation brought him closer to his goal of creating work which is both tactile and natural on his dramatic short Regarde-moi.
Launching the “One year. Seven pieces of Cinema” project to be released by director Ben Garchar through his NebCinematics Vimeo Channel, The Ascent tells the story of a man with no direction attempting to build himself up to completeness: “The original idea came from my own fascination with One World Trade Center and all that [...]
I like to think that I’ve put in a fair amount of miles when it comes to time spent watching short films and generally submerging myself in the filmmaking world, be that as it may, my time with shorts looks like a trip to corner shop when laid against the curatorial career of Joe Bateman. [...]
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
Back in March of last year we sat down with director HaZ Dulull to discuss his feline vs canine conspiracy, battlefield short Fubar as it expanded into its ‘Redux’ incarnation. As a short, Fubar was pretty epic in the scale of its world building and VFX so it only seems logical that Haz would cast [...]
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 [...]
After the success of their slightly disturbing live-action/animation film Drained, writer/director Nick Peterson once again teams up with actor Jon Heder (taking up the producer role) to start production on their latest short The Visitant. Described as an edge-of-your seat supernatural horror, Peterson’s latest film is the story of a mother who battles to protect [...]
When you’re onto a good thing creatively it makes nothing but sense to see where you can take things next, which was part of the motivating factor that brought director Alex Amoling and musician Chae Hawk back together for Chin Ups after their fruitful work together on the Remember This Night promo: “On the way [...]