Interviews

Get the insight scoop on the film-making process from interviews with writers, directors and actors.

“A Ghost Story” – Interview with David Lowery

by Sara Michelle Fetters - July 19th, 2017 - Film Festivals Interviews

“I made [A Ghost Story] so intuitively and so quickly and organically that I never had a thesis statement prepared when I went into it. I still don’t. I still watch the movie when I see it as an audience member.”
– David Lowery

“I made [A Ghost Story] so intuitively and so quickly and organically that I never had a thesis statement prepared when I went into it. I still don’t. I still watch the movie when I see it as an audience member.”
– David Lowery

“The Hero” – Interview with Sam Elliott & Brett Haley

by Sara Michelle Fetters - July 17th, 2017 - Film Festivals Interviews

“I’ve had people write parts for me. But I’ve never had anybody even think about writing a script for me. It’s pretty incredible.”
– Sam Elliott

“I’ve had people write parts for me. But I’ve never had anybody even think about writing a script for me. It’s pretty incredible.”
– Sam Elliott

“The Little Hours” – Interview with Jeff Baena & Aubrey Plaza

by Sara Michelle Fetters - July 12th, 2017 - Film Festivals Interviews

“I just love that Jeff made a movie like this right now. I think it’s rare that people are making stuff like this, taking such risks when making movies. After watching this and seeing that, I hope that more people will be inspired to go crazy and make weird stuff. That would be great.”
– Aubrey Plaza

“I just love that Jeff made a movie like this right now. I think it’s rare that people are making stuff like this, taking such risks when making movies. After watching this and seeing that, I hope that more people will be inspired to go crazy and make weird stuff. That would be great.”
– Aubrey Plaza

“The Journey” – Interview with Nick Hamm

by Sara Michelle Fetters - July 10th, 2017 - Film Festivals Interviews

“The movie shows two very brave people who choose not to do that, taking their constituents with them on a perilous journey towards compromise. It seems to me that’s what we’re ultimately celebrating with the picture; compromise and the ability to live together.”
-Nick Hamm

“The movie shows two very brave people who choose not to do that, taking their constituents with them on a perilous journey towards compromise. It seems to me that’s what we’re ultimately celebrating with the picture; compromise and the ability to live together.”
-Nick Hamm

“Band Aid” – Interview with Zoe Lister-Jones

by Sara Michelle Fetters - June 28th, 2017 - Film Festivals Interviews

“I think in order to try and push back against some of those double standards you have to create opportunities for women in departments where they’re rarely given them. I also knew that, as a woman, there’s a part of me that liked the idea of surrounding myself with other women for this first directorial effort.”
– Zoe Lister-Jones

“I think in order to try and push back against some of those double standards you have to create opportunities for women in departments where they’re rarely given them. I also knew that, as a woman, there’s a part of me that liked the idea of surrounding myself with other women for this first directorial effort.”
– Zoe Lister-Jones

“The Book of Henry” – Interview with Colin Trevorrow

by Sara Michelle Fetters - June 21st, 2017 - Interviews

“This movie is affecting audiences very deeply. It’s moving them. It’s something new for them that they’re really appreciating and loving. That has value to me.”
– Colin Trevorrow

“This movie is affecting audiences very deeply. It’s moving them. It’s something new for them that they’re really appreciating and loving. That has value to me.”
– Colin Trevorrow

“Captain Underpants: The First Epic Adventure” – Interview with David Soren

by Sara Michelle Fetters - June 16th, 2017 - Film Festivals Interviews

“But beyond that, the movie is actually subversive, it’s smart and it’s got some real poignant things to say, even if they are often being said with a wink. That stuff, the friendship, the celebration of creativity, those are my favorite aspects of the movie. I want people to feel the same.”
– David Soren

“But beyond that, the movie is actually subversive, it’s smart and it’s got some real poignant things to say, even if they are often being said with a wink. That stuff, the friendship, the celebration of creativity, those are my favorite aspects of the movie. I want people to feel the same.”
– David Soren

“The Assignment” – Interview with Walter Hill

by Sara Michelle Fetters - April 7th, 2017 - Interviews

“[In] our gender fluid time this is a piece of entertainment that could possibly contain more for audiences to ponder than initially meets the eye.”

“[In] our gender fluid time this is a piece of entertainment that could possibly contain more for audiences to ponder than initially meets the eye.”

“T2 Trainspottting” – Interview with Danny Boyle

by Sara Michelle Fetters - March 24th, 2017 - Interviews

“I think it’s the voice. The voices. It’s why we started. These voices that you never hear from normally in movies. They’re unacceptable to conventional mainstream society and yet they’re crucial to us understanding the margins.”

“I think it’s the voice. The voices. It’s why we started. These voices that you never hear from normally in movies. They’re unacceptable to conventional mainstream society and yet they’re crucial to us understanding the margins.”

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