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“I’m a Proponent of Change”: Penelope Spheeris and The Decline Of Western Civilization

Penelope Spheeris & Anna Fox join us to discuss the long overdue release of ‘The Decline Of Western Civilization’ – a momentous trio of documentaries tracking the iconic and infamous movements in Los Angeles music culture.

Noodles & Suburban Unease: Jonny Look Embraces the Strange in ‘All Smiles Over Here :)’

Director Jonny Look discusses how he coupled suburban nostalgia with practical effects for The Garden’s ‘All Smiles Over Here :)’, a music video which seeps sweet and sour unease.

John Charter Takes a Hypnotic Trip of Inward Exploration & Inner Demons in ‘Exile’

John Charter joins DN to discuss ‘Exile’ – an art film which explores the clash between miniature terrain and expansive vistas, fleeting motion against stillness, and digital clarity versus aged film.

Albert Choi Reconnects to Inspiration in Short Film ‘The Latecomer’

“Freedom can be found through self-imposed isolation.” Director Albert Choi joins DN to discuss his new short about reconnecting with inspiration, ‘The Latecomer’.

The High School Rumour Mill Gets Fatal in Joe Testa’s Rashomon-esque Short ‘Hearsay’

“A lot of people ask what the ‘true’ ending is and I think they’re largely missing the point.” Director Joe Testa discusses the rumours & lies of his short ‘Hearsay’.

Kurtis Hough Coalesces all Matter of the Universe for Epic B&W Short ‘To See More Light’

We talk to Director Kurtis Hough about his epic 15 minute B&W experimental film ‘To See More Light’, which combines cosmic geometric animations, time lapse lava flows, gnarly tree growths, and all matter of the universe.

Luke Randall Reveals the Tusked Face of Depression in ‘The Walrus’

Luke Randall’s ‘The Walrus’ guides us through a world both painfully familiar and wonderfully strange. We invited Randall to tell us how he journeyed from dog to walrus with a masked performance which reveals a wealth of bitter emotion.

CROW HAND!!! & the Blood-soaked Festival-favourite filmmaking of director Brian Lonano

“Look at this weird thing on the ground. It looks like a crow!” – how the discovery of a strange object in a car-park in Florida led director Brian Lonano to create the practical FX led short ‘CROW HAND!!!’

Pope Contemplates Love, Tragedy and Pain in her Abstract Short ‘Fruits n Veg’

We speak to Director Pope about allegorical storytelling and her hunt for the perfect French voice in her new short ‘Fruits n Veg’.

Talking Practical FX & Inspirations with 'Bad Guy #2' director Chris McInroy

“It’s fucking fun to shoot” – director Chris McInroy is a man who obviously loves his job. He’s passionate about movies and he’s passionate about practical FX. Eager to find out a little more about his directorial approach, we spoke to the filmmaker and his blood-soaked ‘Bag Guy #2’ and his upcoming film ‘Death Metal’.

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