Director Nathan Johnson invited DN to dig into the hazards of flying pins and sore fingers he faced during the creation of his mind-boggling stop motion music video ‘Change is Everything’.
Calendrical short ‘Stay Awhile’ charts the progression of a relationship between two strangers who decide to spend a month together. We discuss the temporal nature of modern relationships with Director Denny Wong.
Director David M. Helman reveals how he took Vince Staples to an elevated state in ‘Lift Me Up’.
Director Evan Viera joins us to talk about his teaser-trailer for animated series AIKO – A blend of classic samurai narrative meets apocalyptic fantasy tale, Viera and writer Charley Pope are hoping this short intro into their world finds them the funding/backing to develop it further.
Sam Griffith reveals how he and co-director Alex LeGolvan exceeded creative and budgetary limitations for their gravity defying conceptual music video, ‘Trashman’.
DN invited Director Floyd Russ to share how he brought the harrowing story of Jennifer Kempton’s experiences as a sex trafficking survivor to screen in ‘Crazy Heart’.
John Merizalde and clothing label AKOO tackle issues of racism, black on black crime and police brutality in 11x HUMAN – a brand film with a social conscience.
DN talks to Matt Sobel about his inverted coming of age feature ‘Take Me To The River’ and discovers how he harnessed the celebrity power of Taylor Swift to craft an impressive performance from his young co-star.
Director Johanna Schwartz joins DN with her feature-length documentary ‘They Will Have to Kill Us First’ – a film which charts the defiant spirit of Malian musicians willing to risk their lives for the love of their art.
DN caught up with previous guest Jason Roberts to discover how he brought the disparate music video concepts of a VFX extravaganza and a snuff video party to life.