Interview with Filmmaker Francis Galluppi (HIGH DESERT HELL)

HIGH DESERT HELL was the winner of BEST PERFORMANCES at the October 2019 Horror FEEDBACK Film Festival in October. Matthew Toffolo: What motivated you to make this film? Francis Galluppi: We actually had the location first. The house belongs to one of my best friends grandparents and I had been wanting to shoot there for… Continue reading Interview with Filmmaker Francis Galluppi (HIGH DESERT HELL)

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Interview with Filmmaker Romén Rivero (NIGHT OWLS)

NIGHT OWLS was the winner of BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY at the October 2019 HORROR Feedback Film Festival in Toronto. Matthew Toffolo: What motivated you to make this film? Romén Rivero: Since my childhood, I love monster movies, so the idea of ​​making a film of this subgenre was always in my mind. First, I wrote a… Continue reading Interview with Filmmaker Romén Rivero (NIGHT OWLS)

Interview with Filmmaker David Rawlings (SLASHED!)

Matthew Toffolo: What motivated you to make this film? David Rawlings: I’m a huge fan of 80s horror. The cheesier, the better. I grew up on Freddy Kruger and Jason Voorhees, and always wanted to take a unique stab at that genre. 2. From the idea to the finished product, how long did it take… Continue reading Interview with Filmmaker David Rawlings (SLASHED!)

Interview with Filmmaker Gabriel Galand (HORLA)

HORLA played to rave reviews at the October 2018 HORROR Feedback Film Festival in Toronto. Matthew Toffolo: What motivated you to make this film? Gabriel Galand: “Horla” was my thesis project for my Bachelor of Fine Arts and I wanted to make a film which had room for cinematography and production design. I remembered liking… Continue reading Interview with Filmmaker Gabriel Galand (HORLA)

Interview with Filmmaker Erik Bloomquist (SHE CAME FROM THE WOODS)

SHE CAME FROM THE WOODS was the winner of BEST FILM at the October Horror FEEDBACK Film Festival in Toronto. Matthew Toffolo: What motivated you to make this film? Erik Bloomquist: My brother Carson and I grew up watching ARE YOU AFRAID OF THE DARK?, which really woke up and shaped our sensibilities as filmmakers… Continue reading Interview with Filmmaker Erik Bloomquist (SHE CAME FROM THE WOODS)

Interview with Filmmaker David Maire (CHATEAU SAUVIGNON: TERROIR)

CHATEAU SAUVIGNON: TERROIR played to rave reviews at the 2016 HORROR FEEDBACK Film Festival in Toronto. 1. What motivated you to make this film? “Chateau Sauvignon: terroir’ was my thesis film for the School of Visual Arts’s Masters in Directing program, which requires their students to complete and screen their shorts at the end of… Continue reading Interview with Filmmaker David Maire (CHATEAU SAUVIGNON: TERROIR)

Interview with Filmmaker Daniel Möhle (MY BODY)

Daniel Möhle’s short film MY BODY played to rave reviews at the October 2017 HORROR FEEDBACK Film Festival. It was the winner of BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY at the festival. What motivated you to make this film? I wanted to make a short horror film, because I love horror films. I love to be scared by a… Continue reading Interview with Filmmaker Daniel Möhle (MY BODY)

Interview with Producer/Writer Dan Dark (SPEECHLESS)

Dan Dark’s short film SPEECHLESS played to rave reviews at the October 2017 HORROR FEEDBACK Film Festival.  What motivated you to make this film?   I have loved horror movies since I was a child. I lived within walking distance of a rental store that didn’t have any age restrictions for R-rated movies, so much… Continue reading Interview with Producer/Writer Dan Dark (SPEECHLESS)

Interview with Filmmaker Jean-Claude Leblanc (STUDDED NIGHTMARE)

Jean-Claude’s short film played to rave reviews at the October 2017 HORROR FEEDBACK Film Festival.  What motivated you to make this film? I’ve been working on films since I graduated from Trebas institute in 2006 in film production. I was trying to find a film idea but a good one is hard to find. I’m… Continue reading Interview with Filmmaker Jean-Claude Leblanc (STUDDED NIGHTMARE)