Interview with director Robert Vassie (BURNT)

 Robert Vassie’s short film “BURNT” played at the October 2016 best of HORROR FEEDBACK Short Film Festival. Matthew Toffolo: What motivated you to make this film? Robert Vassie: I’d recently moved to London and had been itching to make a new film for a while. London is such a cinematic city, especially at night, so… Continue reading Interview with director Robert Vassie (BURNT)

Interview with director Yama Rauf (NO WOMAN)

Yama Rauf’s film from Afghanistan “NO WOMAN” played to rave reviews at the November 2016 Under 5 Minute FEEDBACK Film Festival. Matthew Toffolo: What motivated you to make this film? Yama Rauf: There was a women’s day film festival in my home town Mazar-i-Sharif, where I made this film for competition and it won best… Continue reading Interview with director Yama Rauf (NO WOMAN)

Interview with director Dave Lojek (PROVERBIAL LUCK)

Dave Lojek’s film from Austria (via Germany) “PROVERBIAL LUCK” played to rave reviews at the November 2016 Under 5 Minute FEEDBACK Film Festival. Matthew Toffolo: What motivated you to make this film? Dave Lojek: Language and film can have nice effects on audiences. But less talk and more deeds are preferrable in most films. This one… Continue reading Interview with director Dave Lojek (PROVERBIAL LUCK)

Interview with director Matthew Fletcher (LUNCH)

Matthew Fletcher’s film from Puerto Rico “LUNCH” played to rave reviews at the November 2016 Under 5 Minute FEEDBACK Film Festival. Matthew Toffolo: What motivated you to make this film? Matthew Fletcher: I saw a competition for films under 140 seconds “Everyday A Moment”, the Nikon European Film Festival 2016. We wanted to win the… Continue reading Interview with director Matthew Fletcher (LUNCH)

Interview with director Otavio Pacheco (HORSE PARADE)

Otavio Pacheco’s film from Puerto Rico “HORSE PARADE” played to rave reviews at the November 2016 Under 5 Minute FEEDBACK Film Festival. Matthew Toffolo: What motivated you to make this film? Otavio Pacheco: This movie was made for a theater opening, that talks about controversial relationships. The chess inspired the characters as being war enemies… Continue reading Interview with director Otavio Pacheco (HORSE PARADE)

Interview with director Wade K Savage (BARROW)

Wade Savage’s short film BARROW was the winner of BEST FILM at the October 2016 Action/Crime Film Festival. It was a pleasure to interview him about his film and what’s next: Matthew Toffolo: What motivated you to make this film? Wade K. Savage: My writing and producing partner Pete Gurbiel and I wanted to make… Continue reading Interview with director Wade K Savage (BARROW)

Interview with Director Michael Brims (THE SOUNDS OF STREET VENDORS)

MT: What were your initial reactions when watching the Toronto audience talking about your film in the feedback video?

MB: I absolutely loved it. I wish I had been there!

Interview with Director Brooke Goldfinch (RED ROVER)

Brooke Goldfinch’s short film RED ROVER played at the Sci-Fi Short Film Festival in September 2016 to amazing success. It was an honor to interview her and talk about her experiences making the film and what’s next for her: Matthew Toffolo: What motivated you to make this film? Brooke Goldfinch: The first scene of Red Rover… Continue reading Interview with Director Brooke Goldfinch (RED ROVER)

Interview with Director Marc-Andre Morissette (20:15)

20:15, the award winning short film directed by Marc-Andre Morissette at the WILDsound Best of Sci-Fi/Fantasy Short Film Festival in September 2016. It was a pleasure sitting down to chat about his film and career. Matthew Toffolo: What motivated you to make this film? From the beginning I knew that I wanted to make my… Continue reading Interview with Director Marc-Andre Morissette (20:15)

Interview with Director Kirill Proskura (A SHADOW OF DARA)

A SHADOW OF DARA, the award winning short film directed by Kirill Proskura played at the WILDsound Best of Sci-Fi/Fantasy Short Film Festival in September 2016. It was a pleasure sitting down to chat about his film and career. Matthew Toffolo: What motivated you to make this film? Kirill Proskura: It was the drive to… Continue reading Interview with Director Kirill Proskura (A SHADOW OF DARA)