Interview with Screenwriter Thomas A. Lopilato (WORDLOTTO)

1. What is your screenplay about? ‘Alternative Facts’ are overrunning every last corner of free speech, Western Civilization finds itself divided like never before. It seems that everyone is shouting and not listening, each side utterly convinced of its rightness. Spoken words gushed forth, regardless of law or propriety. It seems that citizens see a… Continue reading Interview with Screenwriter Thomas A. Lopilato (WORDLOTTO)

Interview with Filmmaker Dan Nieders (MONOCHROME)

MONOCHROME, 13min., Switzerland, Erotic Directed by Dan Nieders Behind closed doors, Juan lives their fantasies through Elise, with an intense and strange fascination. While Elise and Marius are flirting during a night out with friends. Juan is drawn into the introspection of a wicked game, and must regain control of their body to access their… Continue reading Interview with Filmmaker Dan Nieders (MONOCHROME)

Interview with Filmmaker Nobuo Nakagawa (DISSOCIATING VULNERABILITY)

DISSOCIATING VULNERABILITY, 55min., Japan Directed by Nobuo Nakagawa The main character “Shinya” lost her mother in a traffic accident. A woman appears in front of Shinya. The woman can only be seen by Shinya. Fairy? Ghost? Shinya must know. 1. What motivated you to make this film? Various factors are intertwined, but what pushed me… Continue reading Interview with Filmmaker Nobuo Nakagawa (DISSOCIATING VULNERABILITY)

Interview with Filmmaker Shaun Leong-Williams (UNBREAKABLE)

UNBREAKABLE, 7min., UK, Documentary Directed by Shaun Leong-Williams In an instant bones tear through flesh and clothing alike. Jack D’arcy lies on the hot tarmac unable to move. At only 19 a devastating motorcycle accident has left Jack sedated in intensive care, his legs held together by titanium rods and his Olympic sprint dreams fading… Continue reading Interview with Filmmaker Shaun Leong-Williams (UNBREAKABLE)

Interview with Filmmaker D.M. Night Maire (CHATEAU SAUVIGNON: TERROIR)

1. What motivated you to make this film? “Chateau Sauvignon: terroir’ was my thesis film for the School of Visual Arts’ Masters in Directing program, which requires their students to complete and screen their shorts at the end of the year to graduate. Yet, I was motivated to complete this program because it offered me… Continue reading Interview with Filmmaker D.M. Night Maire (CHATEAU SAUVIGNON: TERROIR)

Interview with Filmmakers Yvette Sin, Nikita Zhang (THE TIME YOU LEFT)

THE TIME YOU LEFT, 26min., Canada, Drama Directed by Yvette Sin, Nikita Zhang When single mother Erica gets diagnosed with cancer, she has one goal: to protect Amelia, her precocious nine-year-old daughter, from the harsh realities of sickness. Amelia, however, will not be deceived so easily. She turns to her own devices— namely, her camera—… Continue reading Interview with Filmmakers Yvette Sin, Nikita Zhang (THE TIME YOU LEFT)

Interview with Filmmaker Angelo Tantuico (THE GREAT PRINCESS DIANA CAPER)

THE GREAT PRINCESS DIANA CAPER, 6min., USA, Comedy Directed by Angelo Tantuico A broke engaged couple devise a plan to kidnap a rich family’s dog to use the ransom money to fund their wedding. https://www.angelotantuico.com/the-great-princess-diana-caper 1. What motivated you to make this film? The idea came from a conversation I had with a few friends… Continue reading Interview with Filmmaker Angelo Tantuico (THE GREAT PRINCESS DIANA CAPER)

Interview with Filmmaker Lori Chandler (THE SOCIETY FOR PARANORMAL HEALING)

THE SOCIETY FOR PARANORMAL HEALING, 26min., USA, Comedy Directed by Lori Chandler Two best friends run a small business healing the spirits of haunted houses. But when funding falls through, every attempt to save the business results in the unexpected– and their status as Best Friends Forever is put to the test. http://dinosaursvrobots.com/ https://instagram.com/dinosaursvrobots 1.… Continue reading Interview with Filmmaker Lori Chandler (THE SOCIETY FOR PARANORMAL HEALING)

Interview with Filmmaker Loren A. Roberts (ELISEO ART SILVA)

ELISEO ART SILVA: Finding the Wide American Earth, 13min., USA Directed by Loren A. Roberts, Roberto San Luis Eliseo Art Silva, who co-designed the history Filipinotown arch in Los Angeles and has been credited for putting Los Angeles’ Filipinotown on the map with his historic “Gintong Kasaysayan” mural, travels to Seattle to research and develop… Continue reading Interview with Filmmaker Loren A. Roberts (ELISEO ART SILVA)

Interview with Filmmaker Natalie Giannosa (FUNNY)

FUNNY, 24min., USA, Comedy Directed by Natalie Giannosa, Jake Sylvester This musical theatre thematic cabaret, is a love letter to the tormented artist. Who deals with internal battles behind closed doors, but at the end of the day still CHOOSES to CREATE beauty and art, out of the tragedy. Comedy/tragedy are the same face. Tragedy… Continue reading Interview with Filmmaker Natalie Giannosa (FUNNY)