Interview with Filmmaker Juan José Patón (S)

Matthew Toffolo: What motivated you to make this film? Juan José Patón: My motivation was my team. I was looking forward to making a horror project that had touches of the best horror movies from the 80s and fortunately I had a team that wanted the same. Verónica Cervilla had a striking screenplay, Rocio Garcia-Pérez… Continue reading Interview with Filmmaker Juan José Patón (S)

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)

Interview with Filmmaker Jonathan Brooks (MILK MAN)

Jonathan’s short film was the winner of BEST FILM at the October 2017 HORROR FEEDBACK Film Festival. MILK MAN is considered the best HORROR short film of the year 2017. Matthew Toffolo: What motivated you to make this film? Jonathan Brooks: I wanted to direct a short film in a one day shoot that could potentially… Continue reading Interview with Filmmaker Jonathan Brooks (MILK MAN)

Interview with director Oliver Park (STILL)

Oliver Park’s short film STILL was the winner of “Best Film” at the April 2017 Horror/Thriller Festival. It was a joy to chat with him about the film and his future: Matthew Toffolo: What motivated you to make this film? Oliver Park: I had a dream that inspired the feature idea for STILL and wanted… Continue reading Interview with director Oliver Park (STILL)

Interview with director Sofia Vyshnevetska (CONFESSION)

Sofia Vyshnevetska’s short film CONFESSION was the winner of “Best Cinematography” at the Los Angeles April 2017 Female Film Festival. It was an honor chatting with the talented director who is on the rise. Matthew Toffolo: What motivated you to make this film? Sofia Vyshnevetska: Throughout the world more than 2,000 children are reported missing… Continue reading Interview with director Sofia Vyshnevetska (CONFESSION)

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 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 director Jake Gutwillig (SHELTERED)

 SHELTERED was awarded “BEST MUSIC” at the April 2017 Horror/Thriller FEEDBACK Film Festival  Matthew Toffolo: What motivated you to make this film? Jake Gutwillig: A lot of different things motivated me to make this film, for example thematically telling a story about how challenging parents and authority truths is important. Though the biggest factor is… Continue reading Interview with director Jake Gutwillig (SHELTERED)

Interview with director Jon James Smith (DO NOT DISTURB)

Jon James Smith’s short film “DO NOT DISTURB” played to great success at the August 2016 HORROR Film Festival. Matthew Toffolo: What motivated you to make this film? Jon James Smith: My motivation for making the film boils down to two things. Firstly I had a story and ideas I desperately wanted to share with… Continue reading Interview with director Jon James Smith (DO NOT DISTURB)

Interview with director Robert Vassie (BURNT)

 Robert Vassie’s short film “BURNT” played at the October 2016 best of HORROR FEEDBACK Short Film Festival. Matthew Toffolo: What motivated you to make this film? Robert Vassie: I’d recently moved to London and had been itching to make a new film for a while. London is such a cinematic city, especially at night, so… Continue reading Interview with director Robert Vassie (BURNT)