Interview with Filmmaker Christopher Sferrazza (BEAST)

BEAST was the winner of Best Cinematography at the June 2018 Los Angeles FEEDBACK Film Festival – best of Horror/Thriller night. Matthew Toffolo: What motivated you to make this film? Christopher Sferrazza: It was something in the script that I latched on too. Originally the script was designed to be an episode for a series.… Continue reading Interview with Filmmaker Christopher Sferrazza (BEAST)

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Interview with Filmmaker Chang Hyun Park (BRIDGING COLOR)

BRIDGING COLOR played to rave reviews at the October 2017 STUDENT FEEDBACK Film Festival.  What motivated you to make this film? I got a couple of friend who got born color blind. Especially My class mate from New York film academy, Jun, didn’t have a car. so I always picked him up to go to… Continue reading Interview with Filmmaker Chang Hyun Park (BRIDGING COLOR)

Interview with Director James Bowsher (WITHHELD)

The short film WITHHELD (directed by James Bowsher) was the overwhelming winner of BEST FILM at the THRILLER FEEDBACK Film Festival in September 2017. It arguably could be the best short film of 2017! It’s that great of a film. Matthew Toffolo: What motivated you to make this film? Matthew Steggles: The primary motivation was that… Continue reading Interview with Director James Bowsher (WITHHELD)

Interview with Director Andi Osho (AMBER)

Andi’ Osho’s short film was voted BEST MUSIC at September 2017 CRIME/THRILLER FEEDBACK Film Festival in Toronto. Matthew Toffolo: What motivated you to make this film? I had a really inspiring conversation with a Fox executive several years ago and he told me that I need to think about what my contribution to the industry is.… Continue reading Interview with Director Andi Osho (AMBER)

Interview with Directed Eric Shahinian (FOREIGN SOUNDS)

Eric Shahinian’s short film played to rave reviews at the September 2017 CRIME FEEDBACK Film Festival in Toronto. It definitely stirred a great conversation. This was one of those films that was made for the FEEDBACK Film Festival format. Matthew Toffolo: What motivated you to make this film? The film was motivated by a real… Continue reading Interview with Directed Eric Shahinian (FOREIGN SOUNDS)

Interview with Directed Elaine Chu (MANEKI-NEKO)

Elaine Chu’s short film was the winner of “Best Performances” at the September 2017 ROMANCE FEEDBACK Film Festival in Los Angeles. Matthew Toffolo: What motivated you to make this film? Elaine Chu: A recent break-up (at the time) which my cat helped me get over. From the idea to the finished product, how long did… Continue reading Interview with Directed Elaine Chu (MANEKI-NEKO)

Interview with Director Igor Gavva (SUITCASE)

Igor Gavva’s short film “SUITCASE” was the winner of BEST PERFORMANCES at the COMEDY FEEDBACK Film Festival in Los Angeles in September 2017. Matthew Toffolo: What motivated you to make this film? Igor Gavva: The motivation was to try myself in a new art. From the idea to the finished product, how long did it… Continue reading Interview with Director Igor Gavva (SUITCASE)

Interview with Director Andrea Behring (BAGGAGE)

Andrea Behring’s short film “BAGGAGE” played at the COMEDY FEEDBACK Film Festival in Los Angeles in September 2017. Matthew Toffolo: What motivated you to make this film? Andrea Behring: I really wanted to have fun and tell an atypical comedy that poked fun at the norm and also pushed people’s boundaries a bit. Anything I… Continue reading Interview with Director Andrea Behring (BAGGAGE)

Interview with director Eugenio Villani (OTHERS LIKE YOU)

Eugenio’s short film “OTHERS LIKE YOU” was awarded “Best Cinematography” at the April 2017 Horror/Thriller Film Festival. Matthew Toffolo: What motivated you to make this film? Eugenio Villani: After our first short film “Haselwurm” we took a break because of several businnes issues. Then we felt the urge to write a new story. We love… Continue reading Interview with director Eugenio Villani (OTHERS LIKE YOU)

Interview with director Ian Schiller (KONG’S)

Ian Schiller’s short film KONG’S played to rave reviews at the April 2017 Horror/Thriller Film Festival. It was an honor catching up with the very talented filmmaker. Matthew Toffolo: What motivated you to make this film? Ian Schiller: I work in film but mostly documentary sports and commercials. I want to broaden my story telling… Continue reading Interview with director Ian Schiller (KONG’S)