Interview with Filmmaker Brenden Dannaher (A QUICK LOVE STORY)

A QUICK LOVE STORY was the winner of BEST PERFORMANCES at the February 2020 ROMANCE Festival in Toronto. Matthew Toffolo: What motivated you to make this film? Brenden Dannaher: Another short film that I was lined up to direct fell through. So I decided to produce my own short film myself. I had four different… Continue reading Interview with Filmmaker Brenden Dannaher (A QUICK LOVE STORY)

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Interview with Filmmaker Rachel Econ (WIDOW)

WIDOW was the winner of BEST ACTION FILM at the May 2019 Action Film Festival in Toronto. Matthew Toffolo: What motivated you to make this film? Rachel Econ: I grew up in Southern Arizona so it’s hard not to make a western when you have all that history in your backyard. My goal as a… Continue reading Interview with Filmmaker Rachel Econ (WIDOW)

Interview with Director Michelle Bailey (DON’T LET THE BASTARDS GRIND YOU DOWN)

Short Film played at the first ever EXPERIMENTAL/MUSIC VIDEO FEEDBACK Film Festival in July 2017. Matthew Toffolo: What motivated you to make this film? Michelle Bailey: I really struggle with my mental health and my own perspective of myself. After I made my first film “Dad” which was so honest and emotionally draining for me,… Continue reading Interview with Director Michelle Bailey (DON’T LET THE BASTARDS GRIND YOU DOWN)

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)

Interview with Filmmaker Dan Robinette (DRAWN TO FEAR)

Dan Robinette’s short film DRAWN TO FEAR was voted “Scariest Film” at the August 2016 Horror FEEDBACK Film Festival. Quite the achievement when you look at all of the other excellent and scary films that were also showcased. It was an honor to interview Mr. Robinette and chat about his film and what’s next! Matthew… Continue reading Interview with Filmmaker Dan Robinette (DRAWN TO FEAR)

WILDsound’s 25 Top Animation Movies of the millennium (2000 to present)

To watch Spirited Away feels like a special gift. It is a film of such startling imagination, originality, intelligence, and emotion that I feel inexplicable joy when the opening title card fades in. Christopher Runyon, Movie Mezzanine Animation movies are so much fun to watch as most of them attempt to tell a story that… Continue reading WILDsound’s 25 Top Animation Movies of the millennium (2000 to present)