Interview with director Tim Butcher (CLEAN BREAK)

CLEAN BREAK, directed by Tim Butcher was the winner of Best Overall Performances at the July 2016 Comedy Short Film Festival. It was an honor to sit down with him to chat about his film and filmmaking career. Matthew Toffolo: What motivated you to make this film? Tim Butcher: I wanted to make a film… Continue reading Interview with director Tim Butcher (CLEAN BREAK)


Interview with Director Jarek Zabczynski (JACK IS PRETTY)

I really loved how vocal and astute the audience was. People were picking up on little details and pointing them out and I couldn’t help but smile as I sat in the back of the theater. I kinda liked that no one knew that I was there until after the feedback session, really assured me the comments were real and genuine, not at all influenced by my presence at the festival.

Interview with Director Kjersti Steinsbø (HEVN)

Kjersti Steinsbø’s feature film HEVN (Revenge) is a fascinating take on a classic movie plot. What happens when you seek revenge? It also tackles the subject of sexual abuse and the men who get away with it. HEVN is currently playing at the TIFF Lightbox in downtown Toronto. HEVN is a terrific film and it… Continue reading Interview with Director Kjersti Steinsbø (HEVN)

Interview with Writer/Director Rebecca Miller (Maggie’s Plan)

Rebecca Miller is known for The Private Lives of Pippa Lee (2009), Personal Velocity (2002) and The Ballad of Jack and Rose (2005). She has been married to Daniel Day-Lewis since November 13, 1996. They have two children. She is the daughter of playwright Arthur Miller and photographer Inge Morath.

Tips to hiring the best crew members for your film

HIRING A CREW FILMMAKING NOTES Job Hiring Your Production Crew – When hiring your CREW, first and foremost what you’re looking for is other leaders. People who will take their position and own it – make themselves the LEADER of that job. This is a collaborative medium. Everyone can pour themselves into the film, no… Continue reading Tips to hiring the best crew members for your film