Interview with Filmmaker Omar Perineau (BURN IN HEAVEN)

BURN IN HEAVEN was the winner of BEST FASHION Film at the November 2021 Festival. 1. What motivated you to make this film? Observing how fast our fossil fuel society shut down due to the pandemic and the speed with which so many things we took for granted became completely useless. An inevitable confrontational passage,… Continue reading Interview with Filmmaker Omar Perineau (BURN IN HEAVEN)

Interview with Filmmaker Vincent Paquot (HELLO JULIE)

HELLO JULIE played to rave reviews at the November 2021 LA Feedback Film Festival. What motivated you to make this film? I experienced domestic violence through two of my best girl friends. As a lawyer, an artist and a man, I witnessed the injustice and lack of efficiency within the French judicial system and the… Continue reading Interview with Filmmaker Vincent Paquot (HELLO JULIE)

Interview with Filmmaker Yevgeniy K’banchik (BROOD X)

BROOD X was the winner of BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY at the November 2021 EXPERIMENTAL Film Festival. 1. What motivated you to make this film? Well, as the name of the film tells the motivation was Brood X cicadas. This creatures who spends most of their life underground once matured have to imeditly die, fascinates me. As… Continue reading Interview with Filmmaker Yevgeniy K’banchik (BROOD X)

Interview with Filmmaker Gianpaolo Stangoni (GENESIS)

GENESIS was the winner of BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY at the November 2021 EXPERIMENTAL Film Festival. 1. What motivated you to make this film? It’s a mystery even for me, and it stays as such until the work it’s completed. Seriously. But I love it. I learned to trust my instinct, my subconscious when I’m actually shooting.… Continue reading Interview with Filmmaker Gianpaolo Stangoni (GENESIS)

Interview with Filmmaker  Anabella Lenzu (OUT OF THE FOLDS OF WOMEN)

OUT OF THE FOLDS OF WOMEN was the winner of BEST SOUND & MUSIC at the November 2021 EXPERIMENTAL Film Festival. 1. What motivated you to make this film? Choreography for me is an “Apparatus of Capture”, it is a way to capture a moment in time, sensations… an intimacy that the stage can not… Continue reading Interview with Filmmaker  Anabella Lenzu (OUT OF THE FOLDS OF WOMEN)

Interview with Filmmaker Yann Ollivier, Moïse Gomis, Judith Rueff (THE ROAD TO LIFE)

THE ROAD TO LIFE was the winner of BEST FILM at the November 2021 BLACK Feedback Film Festival. 1. What motivated you to make this film? Yann Ollivier, producer: ​Actually, it’s an open call for documentary projects, financed by the European Union Delegation to Nigeria, that motivated us. They were giving out a grant to… Continue reading Interview with Filmmaker Yann Ollivier, Moïse Gomis, Judith Rueff (THE ROAD TO LIFE)

Interview with Filmmaker/Animator Jee Suk Kim (NEVER LAND)

NEVER LAND was the winner of BEST STUDENT FILM at the November 2021 Student Film Festival. 1. What motivated you to make this film? I have interested in tweaking classic stories. Not too much but just one step further. For this story, I realized that the original Peter actually never killed anyone. So I was… Continue reading Interview with Filmmaker/Animator Jee Suk Kim (NEVER LAND)

Interview with Filmmaker Heather Hawthorn Doyle (I DON’T WANT HIM EITHER)

I DON’T WANT HIM EITHER played at the New York FEEDBACK Film Festival in November 2021. 1. What motivated you to make this film? The DGC BC (Directors Guild of Canada) ran a training weekend and selected 8 directors to film for 2 hours in a volume studio a one page scene. I decided to… Continue reading Interview with Filmmaker Heather Hawthorn Doyle (I DON’T WANT HIM EITHER)

Interview with Filmmaker Garo Berberian (TANIEL)

TANIEL was the winner of BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY at the November 2021 BLACK Feedback Film Festival. 1. What motivated you to make this film? (Garo Berberian Dir) My Grandparents’ families suffered greatly during the Armenian Genocide, and I wanted to create a film that reflected on their situation from another point of view. Taniel Varoujan, a… Continue reading Interview with Filmmaker Garo Berberian (TANIEL)