Interview with Screenwriter Drew Robinson (BEAUTIFUL SURFACES)

Matthew Toffolo: What is your screenplay about? Drew Robinson: What if you could live forever? Beautiful Surfaces is a science fiction, coming of age television drama. Set in a dystopian future where aging has been eradicated, the series explores how immortality affects societal norms, relationships and the human psyche. Echoing many of the issues that… Continue reading Interview with Screenwriter Drew Robinson (BEAUTIFUL SURFACES)

Interview with Screenwriter Christian Jilka (CAPTURE THE FLAG)

Matthew Toffolo: What is your screenplay about? Christian Jilka: It is about a history professor, who meets a petty thief. Together they hatch a plan to score easy money. Things go awry when the score becomes a priceless vintage diamond and one of the professor’s students wants in to make her dreams of becoming a… Continue reading Interview with Screenwriter Christian Jilka (CAPTURE THE FLAG)

Interview with Screenwriter David Hearne (Starfarers & Tharnians In Space)

Matthew Toffolo: What is your screenplay about? David Hearne: Old hat good guys versus bad guys in space. Twist is Earth are really the bad guys. Mirrors the U.S war in IRAQ via subtext. It’s an older screenplay brought back to life recently. 2. What genres does your screenplay fall under? Space Opera 3. Why… Continue reading Interview with Screenwriter David Hearne (Starfarers & Tharnians In Space)

Interview with Screenwriter Alex Gold (CLAW CON)

Matthew Toffolo: What is your screenplay about? Alex Gold: Two online friends meet for the first time at a Furry Con. But when their pasts resurface, will their relationship survive? 2. What genres does your screenplay fall under? It’s a comedy/drama. It will make you laugh, but it explores serious themes. 3. Why should this… Continue reading Interview with Screenwriter Alex Gold (CLAW CON)

Interview with Screenwriter Lyndal Simpson (THE FARRELL GIRL)

Matthew Toffolo: What is your screenplay about? Lyndal Simpson: Two abused young girls survive the brutal massacre of their family only to be separated in the state care system. Shaun “Fish” Whiting, the main suspect in the killings, remains at large and the exact circumstances of the Farrell family slaughter are shrouded in mystery. Twenty… Continue reading Interview with Screenwriter Lyndal Simpson (THE FARRELL GIRL)

Interview with Screenwriter Mark McKee (POSTHUMAN)

Matthew Toffolo:¬†What is your screenplay about? Mark McKee: After eight years on the run from a deranged doctor intent on studying him due to his startling visions of the afterlife, a teen boy finds himself in danger of being experimented on when his father is killed and he’s returned to the custody of his estranged… Continue reading Interview with Screenwriter Mark McKee (POSTHUMAN)

Interview with Screenwriter Zack R. Smith (In Too Deep: The Brian Futz Story)

Matthew Toffolo: What is your screenplay about? Zack R. Smith: A modern-day murder-mystery-comedy wrapped around a 1980’s absurdist underdog comedy. 30 years after the murders of the most prolific screenwriting duo of the 1980’s, their final screenplay has finally been brought to life — ‘In Too Deep’ is the story of a disgraced college swimmer… Continue reading Interview with Screenwriter Zack R. Smith (In Too Deep: The Brian Futz Story)

Interview with Screenwriter Oliver Warren (THREE DATES WITH BEN)

Matthew Toffolo: What is your screenplay about? Oliver Warren: Three Dates with Ben is a dark gay romance about a young man’s obsession with his ex, and the devastation it causes over the course of a decade. 2. What genres does your screenplay fall under? It’s most definitely an Indie Drama, a Dark Romance and… Continue reading Interview with Screenwriter Oliver Warren (THREE DATES WITH BEN)

Interview with Filmmaker Lee Manansala (KHADIAH AND PAULINE)

KHADIAH AND PAULINE played to rave reviews at the February 2020 ROMANCE Festival in Toronto. Matthew Toffolo: What motivated you to make this film? Lee Manansala: It’s weird – I love being in Paris. It’s my favorite city, and I’m content to just wander the city and meet with friends, etc. But I’m also big… Continue reading Interview with Filmmaker Lee Manansala (KHADIAH AND PAULINE)

Interview with Poet Paula Shaffer (BENCH SOLILOQUY)

Matthew Toffolo: What is the theme of your poem? Paula Shaffer: The magnificent view from a bench on a cliff overlooking the Pacific Ocean in Dana Point, CA. 2) What motivated you to write this poem? I often visit the “bench” just to marvel at the sea, hear the roaring crash on the rocks, taste… Continue reading Interview with Poet Paula Shaffer (BENCH SOLILOQUY)