Interview with Filmmaker Andrew Borene (EL VIAJE)

EL VIAJE played to rave reviews at the Student Action/Crime/Thriller Festival in May 2020. Matthew Toffolo: What motivated you to make this film? Andrew Borene: A few years back, my mother was coming out of a Starbucks when she was almost struck by a couple of neo-Nazis driving a pickup truck. As they drove off,… Continue reading Interview with Filmmaker Andrew Borene (EL VIAJE)

Interview with Filmmaker Seb Cox (TIDE OF GHOSTS)

TIDE OF GHOSTS was awarded BEST SOUND & MUSIC at the May 2020 LA Feedback Film Festival. A representation of the best Action, Crime, Fantasy, Thriller Shorts Films in the world today. Watch Seb’s Video Interview: Watch the Audience FEEDBACK Video:

Interview with Filmmaker Ken Clark (SNIP)

SNIP played to rave reviews at the August 2018 Young Filmmakers Film Festival i Toronto. Matthew Toffolo: What motivated you to make this film? Ken Clark: I like to tell stories that entertain but also prick the conscience of the viewer. Due to illness I spent some time in hospital and in my ward was… Continue reading Interview with Filmmaker Ken Clark (SNIP)

Interview with Filmmaker Daniel Bergeson (UNEARTHED)

UNEARTHED was the winner of BEST PERFORMANCES at the August 2018 Young Filmmakers Film Festival. Matthew Toffolo: What motivated you to make this film? I had been wanting to write a part for a strong female lead and to work with a very young actor. I’ve also found that the best way to empathize with… Continue reading Interview with Filmmaker Daniel Bergeson (UNEARTHED)

Interview with Filmmaker Harrison Lane (THE GHOULIES)

THE GHOULIES was the winner of BEST FILM at the August 2018 STUDENT & YOUNG FILMMAKERS FEEDBACK Film Festival. Matthew Toffolo: What motivated you to make this film? Harrison Lane: What inspired me to make this film was the relationship i had with my own older brother, the film actually went through multiple different iterations,… Continue reading Interview with Filmmaker Harrison Lane (THE GHOULIES)

Interview with Filmmakers Michael Boctor & Dylan Hancook (CHEATER)

CHEATER was the winner of BEST FILM at the June 2018 Young Filmmakers FEEDBACK Film Festival in Toronto. Matthew Toffolo: What motivated you to make this film? Michael Boctor: I wanted to challenge myself creatively by making a bottle film—what I mean by that is a film that takes place entirely in one small location.… Continue reading Interview with Filmmakers Michael Boctor & Dylan Hancook (CHEATER)

Interview with Filmmaker Matt Provenzano (EDGAR’S INVENTION)

EDGAR’S INVENTION played to rave reviews at the June 2018 Young Filmmakers FEEDBACK Film Festival in Toronto. Matthew Toffolo: What motivated you to make this film? Matt Provenzano: I was motivated to make this film to honor the memory of the man who invented water balloons, Edgar Ellington. Inventors like Steve Jobs and Thomas Edison… Continue reading Interview with Filmmaker Matt Provenzano (EDGAR’S INVENTION)

Interview with Filmmaker Chang Hyun Park (BRIDGING COLOR)

BRIDGING COLOR played to rave reviews at the October 2017 STUDENT FEEDBACK Film Festival.  What motivated you to make this film? I got a couple of friend who got born color blind. Especially My class mate from New York film academy, Jun, didn’t have a car. so I always picked him up to go to… Continue reading Interview with Filmmaker Chang Hyun Park (BRIDGING COLOR)

Interview with Filmmaker Paul Scheufler (TASTE OF LOVE)

Paul’s short film played to rave reviews at the October 2017 STUDENT FEEDBACK Film Festival. “TASTE OF LOVE” was the winner of BEST Cinematography at the festival. Matthew Toffolo: What motivated you to make this film? Paul Scheufler: To tell the story about the various forms love can take on, to tell the story about… Continue reading Interview with Filmmaker Paul Scheufler (TASTE OF LOVE)

Interview with Filmmaker Navid Tavakolnia (BEAUTIFUL)

Navid’s short film played to rave reviews at the October 2017 STUDENT FEEDBACK Film Festival. Matthew Toffolo: What motivated you to make this film? Navid Tavakolnia: The idea and message of the film itself was the biggest motivation for me to make this film happen. From the idea to the finished product, how long did… Continue reading Interview with Filmmaker Navid Tavakolnia (BEAUTIFUL)