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 Justin Zachary (NOW)

Matthew Toffolo: What motivated you to make this film? Justin Zachary: Necessity. These days as an actor if you’re not creating your own work then it feels like you’re behind in the game. I also love making movies. 2. From the idea to the finished product, how long did it take for you to make… Continue reading Interview with Filmmaker Justin Zachary (NOW)

Interview with Screenwriter Scott Sawitz (FOR LOVE OR MUSIC)

Matthew Toffolo: What is your screenplay about? Scott Sawitz: It’s about a woman trying to find herself while she’s under professional and personal stress. To me that’s the core of “For Love or Music.” Ashley is an interesting woman on the cusp of musical stardom; she’s always been a singer but she could never find… Continue reading Interview with Screenwriter Scott Sawitz (FOR LOVE OR MUSIC)

Interview with Screenwriter Anna Patterson (FAMILY CRISIS LIVE-IN)

Matthew Toffolo: What is your screenplay about? Anna Patterson: This screenplay is about something I have seen with my own eyes lately. People are trying to take the huge house they raised their family in, and trade down. I just took it from there and thought what if the family caused a problem with this.… Continue reading Interview with Screenwriter Anna Patterson (FAMILY CRISIS LIVE-IN)

Interview with Screenwriter Thom Holland (The Last Breath Of Winter)

Matthew Toffolo: What is your screenplay about? Thom Holland: A huntsman battles a brutal winter and the spirits that in habit the forest around his family’s home. 2. What genres does your screenplay fall under? Fantasy, and horror to some extent 3. Why should this screenplay be made into a movie? It’s a tight, short… Continue reading Interview with Screenwriter Thom Holland (The Last Breath Of Winter)

Interview with Screenwriter Bethany Maines (BLUE CHRISTMAS)

Matthew Toffolo: What is your screenplay about? Bethany Maines: Blue Jones just stole Jake Garner’s dog. And his heart. But technically the French Bulldog belongs to Jake’s ex. And now they’re both being chased across Seattle by Jake’s ex-girlfriend for a dog collar’s worth of smuggled diamonds. For Blue, Christmas has never been quite so… Continue reading Interview with Screenwriter Bethany Maines (BLUE CHRISTMAS)

Interview with Filmmakers Lucy Joan Barnes & Ali Causon (FOR WANT OF A NAIL)

FOR WANT OF A NAIL played to rave reviews at the April 2019 Female Film Festival in Los Angeles. Matthew Toffolo: What motivated you to make this film? Lucy (director): The script and it’s message, it was not trying to “sugarcoat” what having OCD is really like.. it was showing how intense it can be… Continue reading Interview with Filmmakers Lucy Joan Barnes & Ali Causon (FOR WANT OF A NAIL)

Interview with Screenwriter Patrick Langille (BEYOND THEIR YEARS)

Matthew Toffolo: What is your screenplay about? Patrick Langille: A young wannabe writer with no motivation in his life discovers he is being targeted by people believing him to be a reincarnation of a famous author that rubbed some the wrong way. He has to answer for a crime he doesn’t believe he committed in… Continue reading Interview with Screenwriter Patrick Langille (BEYOND THEIR YEARS)

Interview with Winning Screenwriter Katy Erin (STUCK)

1. What is your screenplay about? STUCK is a sci-fi western short about a mysterious woman who crash-lands on a moon whose sole inhabitant is her only chance of survival.  Each of these women end up needing something from the other, but being strangers, neither is sure the other can be trusted. 2. What genres… Continue reading Interview with Winning Screenwriter Katy Erin (STUCK)