Interview with Screenwriter James Hughes (THE HITLER PARADOX)

Winner of BEST SHORT SCREENPLAY at the July 2018 Screenplay Festival. Matthew Toffolo: What is your screenplay about? James Hughes: Simply put, Two time travelers, from different origins, find themselves in conflict as they debate how to handle bringing Hitler to justice. The idea of going back to “deal” with Hitler is not a new… Continue reading Interview with Screenwriter James Hughes (THE HITLER PARADOX)

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Interview with Winning Screenwriter John Dummer (FORGET-ME-NOTS)

July 2018 Winning Sci-Fi/Fantasy Screenwriter. Matthew Toffolo: What is your screenplay about? John Dummer: Spiritual entropy. When the universe presents you with an existential threat, an event that will surely obliterate you and everything that gives this world meaning, what do you do? Do you dig a grave, or do you plant a seed? 2.… Continue reading Interview with Winning Screenwriter John Dummer (FORGET-ME-NOTS)

Interview with Filmmaker Dazhi Huang (NIGHT LIVE)

NIGHT LIVE played to rave reviews at the April 2018 Experimental & Music FEEDBACK Film Festival in Toronto. Matthew Toffolo: What motivated you to make this film? Dazhi Huang: This film is my graduation thesis, In the month when I was brainstorming for the script, two unfortunate incidence happened: One was the Pulse shooting, the… Continue reading Interview with Filmmaker Dazhi Huang (NIGHT LIVE)

Interview with Filmmaker Kaitlin Creadon (FOR THE LOVE OF THE CHILD)

FOR THE LOVE OF THE CHILD played to rave reviews at the March 2018 DOCUMENTARY FEEDBACK Film Festival in Toronto. Matthew Toffolo: What motivated you to make this film? Kaitlin Creadon: With the wonderful opportunity to make any type of film I desired through my schooling, I had the chance to turn this once-in-a-lifetime event into… Continue reading Interview with Filmmaker Kaitlin Creadon (FOR THE LOVE OF THE CHILD)

Interview with Filmmaker Adriana Falcinelli (DYING FOR A LIVING)

DYING FOR A LIVING played to rave reviews at the March 2018 FEMALE Feedback Film Festival in Toronto. Matthew Toffolo: What motivated you to make this film? Adriana Falcinelli: I decided to go back to University and do a film degree course as a mature student and one of the units was to produce a… Continue reading Interview with Filmmaker Adriana Falcinelli (DYING FOR A LIVING)

Interview with Costume Designer Luciano Capozzi (Paul, Apostle of Christ)

In was an honor chatting with with extremely talented artist Luciano Capozzi about the craft and art of Costume Designing. Matthew Toffolo: Where were you born and raised? Was wardrobe something you were always passionate about? Was “working in the movies” something you dreamed to doing one day? Luciano Capozzi: I was born in Marino, a… Continue reading Interview with Costume Designer Luciano Capozzi (Paul, Apostle of Christ)

Interview with filmmaker Linnea Ritland (VIOLET AND JUNE)

VIOLET AND JUNE was the winner of BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY at the February 2018 ROMANCE FEEDBACK Film Festival on Valentine’s Day. Matthew Toffolo: What motivated you to make this film? Linnea Ritland: Whenever I look up at the stars I’m flat out terrified. The idea that we’re tiny in comparison to the universe (and that we’re… Continue reading Interview with filmmaker Linnea Ritland (VIOLET AND JUNE)

Interview with Cinematographer Dan Stoloff (Suits, The Americans, Zoo)

Dan Stoloff is one of the top television cinematographers working today. He also DP’d the films TUMBLEWEEDS, MIRACLE and CROOKED ARROWS to name a few. It was an honor interviewing him. Check out his website and list of credits at: http://danstoloff.com/ Matthew Toffolo: Where were you born and raised? Was photography something you always wanted… Continue reading Interview with Cinematographer Dan Stoloff (Suits, The Americans, Zoo)

Interview with Cinematographer Tristan Oliver (Isle of Dogs, ParaNorman, Fantastic Mr. Fox)

It was a true honor interviewing the extremely talented Director of Photographer Tristan Oliver. Every single film he’s worked on has turned out great. And there’s not many people you can say that statement about! If you don’t believe, simply go to his website and watch some of the short films he’s worked on and… Continue reading Interview with Cinematographer Tristan Oliver (Isle of Dogs, ParaNorman, Fantastic Mr. Fox)

Interview with Cinematographer Frank G. DeMarco (Hedwig and the Angry Inch, All is Lost)

It was an honor for the extremely talented DP, Frank G. DeMarco, to take some time out of his busy schedule to answer a set of questions for this interview. https://www.frankiedemarco.com Matthew Toffolo: Where were you born and raised? Frank G. DeMarco: I was born in Baltimore, Maryland. After studying abroad in Italy and Austria,… Continue reading Interview with Cinematographer Frank G. DeMarco (Hedwig and the Angry Inch, All is Lost)