Interview with actress Linette Beaumont (THE PROWLER)

Linette Beaumont was the winner of “Best Performance” in her short film THE PROWLER at the April 2017 Horror/Thriller Film Festival. It was an honor to chat with her about her role and what’s next for the talented actress: Matthew Toffolo: Describe your character? How was the process in executing this performance? Linette Beaumont: Eva… Continue reading Interview with actress Linette Beaumont (THE PROWLER)

Interview with Actor/Director Samantha Neyland (WHEN STRANGERS TOUCH YOUR HAIR)

Samantha Neyland co-directed and starred in the short film “When Strangers Touch Your Hair”, which was showcased at the Los Angeles FEEDBACK Film Festival in December 2016. The film received rave reviews from the audience. It was an honor to chat with her about the film and what’s next for the beautiful and talented artist:… Continue reading Interview with Actor/Director Samantha Neyland (WHEN STRANGERS TOUCH YOUR HAIR)

Interview with Veteran Actor Michael Flynn (The Actors Workshop)

Acting was Michael Flynn’s second choice. Playing second base for the NY Yankees was his first. He soon learned that the Yankees would never come calling – then came the acting bug. An active Mormon, Michael served his mission in France with Mitt Romney of all people!

Interview with Stunt Double Olga Wilhelmine (10 Cloverfield Lane)

I’d say jumping out of planes is my biggest high risk and I do that for fun! There are different kinds of stunts at different risk levels. Certain people are better at certain things than others and I very much respect people who do the things I cannot. For example, I know nothing about car crashes and car stunts. There are experts in that area and I would defer to them as it is a special skill.

Interview with Stunt Performer/Actress Kayla Adams (Deadpool, Oblivion)

It was fun to chat with Kayla Adams, a definite artist on the rise. She gives us the insight on being a female stunt performer on Hollywood productions and moving to working as an actress (who can also do her own stunts!)

Go to http://www.kaylaadams.co and follow her on twitter @sugarKAYne

Interview with Actor James Wallis (Shakespeare BASH’d)

I first met James Wallis 5 years ago when he performed at one of our Screenplay Festival events when we were working at the National Film Board of Canada. Right away you could tell he was an actor on the rise as he always served the story he was performing in while also bringing an… Continue reading Interview with Actor James Wallis (Shakespeare BASH’d)

Directing Actors. And Actors working with Directors. TIPS

DIRECTING ACTORS FILMMAKING NOTES Film Directing and being a Film Director What Is A Film Director? How do you run an independent film casting call? How do you get the best out of the actors you’ve chosen to bring your film to life? Whether you’re running your first independent film casting call or into your… Continue reading Directing Actors. And Actors working with Directors. TIPS