Interview with Filmmaker Lucas Longacre (FOOD CART)

FOOD CART played to rave reviews at the Thriller Festival in March 2020. Matthew Toffolo: What motivated you to make this film? Lucas Longacre: After working in verite documentary for over a decade, I was hungry to play in the scripted narrative genre. I missed working with actors, storyboarding, and collaborating with a Director of… Continue reading Interview with Filmmaker Lucas Longacre (FOOD CART)

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Interview with Screenwriter Shruti Tewari (Flares)

Matthew Toffolo: What is your screenplay about? Shruti Tewari: FLARES is a screenplay about friendship underscoring the thought that “When women come together, magic happens.” 2. What genres does your screenplay fall under? DRAMA 3. Why should this screenplay be made into a movie? FLARES should be a movie because it holds a mirror to… Continue reading Interview with Screenwriter Shruti Tewari (Flares)

Interview with Screenwriters Sean J.S. Jourdan, Danielle Prall (JESS)

Matthew Toffolo: What is your screenplay about? Sean J.S. Jourdan, Danielle Prall: Our screenplay is about an ex-con who, like many of us, struggles with medical bills, minimum wage employment, and companionship. Due to her circumstances she pulled back into the world she escaped from, to her detriment, but is able to provide for family.… Continue reading Interview with Screenwriters Sean J.S. Jourdan, Danielle Prall (JESS)

Interview with Screenwriter Lee Lawson (DOG #9)

Matthew Toffolo: What is your screenplay about? Lee Lawson: The story of Chuck is about overcoming adversity and the challenges that life throws at you. Chuck himself, has to overcome the fear and doubts brought on by his loss of his sense of smell, and learn that he has other skills and values to bring… Continue reading Interview with Screenwriter Lee Lawson (DOG #9)

Interview with Screenwriter Tim Gale (PARTY OVER COUNTRY)

Matthew Toffolo: What is your screenplay about? Tim Gale: A Republican candidate is sworn in as president of the united states, but he’s way more into partying than he is into doing his job or serving his globalist master. It’s pretty much White House meets Animal House. 2. What genres does your screenplay fall under?… Continue reading Interview with Screenwriter Tim Gale (PARTY OVER COUNTRY)

Interview with Screenwriter Eliza Frakes (REMEMBRANCE DAY)

Matthew Toffolo: What is your screenplay about? Eliza Frakes: REMEMBRANCE DAY takes place in a near-future, radicalized America wherein Roe V. Wade has been overturned. It follows two female friends, Maggie and Bix, on their escape to seek out an illegal abortion from a doomsday prepper in Joshua Tree. 2. What genres does your screenplay… Continue reading Interview with Screenwriter Eliza Frakes (REMEMBRANCE DAY)

Interview with Screenwriter Ron Micci (ALL THE WOLVES YOU WERE)

Matthew Toffolo: What is your screenplay about? Ron Micci: It’s a tongue-in-cheek, droll, humorous take on werewolves involving the British aristocracy during the Victorian era, think 1880s. A satire and a parody of those old Universal Wolfman films. The Prescotts, whose aristocratic fortunes are in decline, are hoping that the marriage of their son, Lawrence,… Continue reading Interview with Screenwriter Ron Micci (ALL THE WOLVES YOU WERE)

Interview with Filmmaker Jasper Bronkhorst (BLOODBURN)

BLOODBURN was the winner of BEST MUSIC at the May 2019 Thriller/Suspense FEEDBACK Film Festival in Toronto. Matthew Toffolo: What motivated you to make this film? Jasper Bronkhorst: It is my first short that I have written and directed, so I chose to work in the ‘safety’ of a genre (thriller/suspense) to learn technique and… Continue reading Interview with Filmmaker Jasper Bronkhorst (BLOODBURN)

Interview with Filmmaker David Bradburn (BEFORE YOU WOKE)

BEFORE YOU WOKE played to rave reviews at the May 2019 FEEDBACK Film Festival in Toronto. Matthew Toffolo: What motivated you to make this film? David Bradburn: I had been wanting to get some experience writing and directing an action film and also, I had wanted to work with Christian Litke. From there I started… Continue reading Interview with Filmmaker David Bradburn (BEFORE YOU WOKE)

Interview with Filmmaker Barry Fahy (BOY RACER)

BOY RACER was the winner of BEST FILM at the May 2019 Under 5 Minute Film Festival in Toronto. Matthew Toffolo: What motivated you to make this film? Barry Fahy: The world is so full of negative stories these days, I wanted to tell a real story that almost everyone can relate to that makes… Continue reading Interview with Filmmaker Barry Fahy (BOY RACER)