Interview Spotlight

Sundance 2021 Interview: Frank Barrera Cinematographer of ‘Together Together’

Interview by Anna Harrison SYNOPSIS: When young loner Anna is hired as the gestational surrogate for Matt, a single man in his 40s who wants a child, the two strangers come to realize this unexpected relationship will quickly challenge their perceptions of connection, boundaries and the particulars of love. Frank Barrera’s Website: https://www.frankbarrera.com/ Together Together … Continue reading Sundance 2021 Interview: Frank Barrera Cinematographer of ‘Together Together’

Sundance 2021 Interview: Jonathan Snipes Composer/Sound Designer of ‘A Glitch in the Matrix’

Interview by Anna Harrison Jonathan Snipes’ Website: http://jonat8han.com/​ A Glitch in the Matrix takes audiences on a journey through science and philosophy to examine the theory that humans live in a simulation and the world as people know it is not real. It is a documentary style animated horror and composer Jonathan Snipes emulated the … Continue reading Sundance 2021 Interview: Jonathan Snipes Composer/Sound Designer of ‘A Glitch in the Matrix’

Sundance 2021 Interview and Review: You Wouldn’t Understand

Written by Anna Harrison 85/100 SYNOPSIS: In ‘You Wouldn’t Understand’, one man’s elegant picnic is shattered when a stranger approaches, leaving nothing but churning questions. Is it ever okay to interrupt someone at peace with a picnic? What motives lay beneath a seemingly mundane ask? What does decadence look like when locked in a time … Continue reading Sundance 2021 Interview and Review: You Wouldn’t Understand

Interview: Tomer Shushan Talks About Writing and Directing Short Film ‘White Eye’

Tomer Shushan’s White Eye has screened at over 70 film festivals, including 23 Oscar-qualifying. This Live-Action short has won numerous accolades including the Oscar-qualifying Best Narrative Short Award at SXSW Film Festival. White Eye was nominated for a 2020 Ophir Award. Interview by Anna Harrison Could you explain the timeline of this movie to me? … Continue reading Interview: Tomer Shushan Talks About Writing and Directing Short Film ‘White Eye’

Interview: Pier-Philippe Chevigny Writer/Director/Editor Talks About His Short Film ‘Rebel’

Director Pier-Phillippe Chevigny’s Rebel was inspired by true events. When thousands of illegal immigrants flooded into Canada from the US in 2017,  Quebec’s right-wing groups went on the attack. This live-action short film has been selected for numerous world-class festivals including TIFF, Busan, Regard, Namur, and Vladivostok. It has won numerous awards including the Audience … Continue reading Interview: Pier-Philippe Chevigny Writer/Director/Editor Talks About His Short Film ‘Rebel’

Interview: Sophia Banks Talks About Directing Short Film ‘Proxy’

Sophia Banks’s short film Proxy focuses on a woman who gets more than she bargained for in her life of work. Proxy has screened at multiple the Oscar-qualifying film festivals including HollyShorts Film Festival, Lone Star Film Festival, Louisville International Festival of Film, and Los Angeles Lift-Off Film Festival.   Interview by Anna Harrison Could you … Continue reading Interview: Sophia Banks Talks About Directing Short Film ‘Proxy’

Interview: Anthony Nti and Chingiz Karibekov Talk About Writing, Producing, and Directing Short Film ‘Da Yie’

Co-written by the talented emerging duo Anthony Nti and Chingiz Karibekov, Da Yie has garnered four Oscar-qualifying Grand Prizes Leuven Short Film Festival, Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Festival, Indy Short International Film Festival, Melbourne International Film Festival amongst its 25 awards and 140 high profile film festivals selections. Interview by Anna Harrison Chingiz Karibekov Could you … Continue reading Interview: Anthony Nti and Chingiz Karibekov Talk About Writing, Producing, and Directing Short Film ‘Da Yie’

Interview: Rami Kodeih Talks About His Short Film ‘Alina’

Below you’ll find the first of an upcoming series by Drink in the Movies’ own Anna Harrison in which she performs interviews with the filmmakers behind select Oscar Qualifying Short Films. Alina won the Oscar-qualifying Award at Bengaluru International Short Film Festival. Remember to keep an eye out in the coming weeks for her correlating … Continue reading Interview: Rami Kodeih Talks About His Short Film ‘Alina’

Interview Spotlight Episode 1: Interview with Baljit Sangra – Director of ‘Because We Are Girls’

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