Actor, turned director Kate Hardie’s film Shoot Me screened as part of the Obsessive and Compulsive shorts programme at this year’s London Film Festival and explores issues of female self-image and ageing. In a brief respite from the hubbub of the festival we spoke to Kate about using comedy as an effective camouflage for issues you want to get across to your audience.
People start grimacing or looking really uncomfortable & I think ‘Ah brilliant, we’ve succeeded!”
MarBelle has a strange compulsion to watch as many films as he can get his hands on and find jobs that give him a legitimate excuse to drill filmmakers about their work. Directors Notes is the latest incarnation of this disorder and so much cheaper than film school. Twitter: @MarBelle