Misha Koroteev discusses how he & co-director Alex Sobolev turned a reportage image into compelling short about loss and sacrifice ‘Partly Tired Slightly Dead’.
In Matthew Charof’s short film ‘Firefly’, when Remy and Juliet decide to crash a backyard barbecue , it’s not long before events escalate for the worse. Charof tells DN how an extracted scene from a compelling short story made its way into a pensive film about broken people.
We talk to Desiree Akhavan about her theatre roots, embracing her true comedic voice as a director and how post-production persistence eventually won out in her emotionally biographical and very personal debut feature ‘Appropriate Behaviour’.
In Molly McGlynn’s short ‘I Am Not a Weird Person’, an altercation on the street forces Emmy to retreat to the confines of her apartment, where her contrasting fear of and desire for connection bleeds out to the viewer to great comic effect. McGlynn joins us to discuss why filmmakers shouldn’t wait to be greenlit.
Director Armen Antranikian guides us through the production twists and turns of his erotic thriller ‘The Girlfriend Game’ and explains why movies and sex are the best of (conceptual) bedfellows.
Awarding-winning directing duo Aggressive take DN behind the scenes of ‘She Wolf’, their new enigmatic tale of haunted consciences, reincarnation and therianthropy.
Ronin animator Eric Power joins DN for an interview about the 3 year solo journey he undertook to complete his debut paper stop motion feature ‘Path of Blood’.
Director Maegan Houang joins DN to discuss how she found gruesome horror on the Oregon Trail in her meticulously observed period music video for Chastity Belt’s ‘Black Sail’.
Most filmmakers probably wouldn’t reveal that the concept of their latest film was dreamt up during what he describes as a “very productive, tingly come down period” from a mushroom trip – but Sean Dunne isn’t most directors. As frank and unabashed as ever, we talk to Dunne about his latest documentary ‘Florida Man’ – a film about everything and nothing.
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’.