Director Stewart Maclennan takes DN through the narrative role of costume and props in his sublimely styled fashion film ‘Topanga’.
“I really like mixing sadness and comedy and absurdity and style into a story.” Director Patrick Muhlberger shares how he made ‘Pop Music’, his stylised avenging uncle, dance short.
Director Sam Griffith tells DN how he and artist Hannah Thrower weaved a rich tapestry of animation for Courtney Marie Andrews’ ‘Woman of Many Colors’ music video.
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.