We sat down with director Petter Sattler at the London Film Festival to discuss his exploration of the uncertainty of guilt and innocence within the walls of Guantanamo Bay in his debut feature 'Camp X-Ray'. how his background in numerous below the line roles prepared him for the jump to the director’s chair and the tricky conundrum of maintaining an audience’s interest in a movie which at its core is about monotony.
As they say, good shorts come to those who wait and today sees Jason B Kohl's long awaited short 'The Slaughter' make its online premiere for our collective viewing pleasure. We talk to Jason about how he brought 'The Slaughter' to screen without harming any actors.
We joined director Saverio Costanzo at the London Film Festival to discuss 'Hungry Hearts', the tale of a couple's relationship put to the test when they encounter a life or death circumstance.
Undeniably one of the best films screening at this year’s London Film Festival, Ana Lily Amirpour's 'A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night' is an impressive debut feature & holds the honour of being the first Iranian Vampire Western. We caught up with Amirpour to discuss the importance of music in her filmmaking process.
In the first of our interviews from the 58th BFI London Film Festival we talk to director Duane Hopkins about his exploration of the lives of England's abandoned classes in his second feature 'Bypass'.
Listing '1984', 'Dance, Dance, Dance', 'The Matrix', 'Primer' and 'The Third Man' as just some of the works that have influenced its creation, Justin Tagg's joins us to talk about his stunning short film 'Mouse-X'
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