Feeling like a film that encourages conversation, we speak to director Jess Collett about what inspired the unusual narrative and distinct look behind RCA grad film ‘Boom is Life’.
Director (and now Author) Jason B. Kohl shares the inspiration behind his latest project – ‘Film School: A Practical Guide to an Impractical Decision’ – A book designed to help its readers “understand what a filmmaker is, how filmmakers succeed, and how they might begin to do the same, with or without film school”.
We talk to Latvian filmmaker Gints Zilbalodis about his latest animated short ‘Inaudible” – the emotive tale of a Trumpet player and his recent loss of hearing.
The ever-prolific Andy Martin joins us to talk about his latest project – stop-motion short film ‘Mr Director’. A 7-minute animation taking the guise of a documentary looking at the diverse cinematic career of its titular filmmaker.
“Look at this weird thing on the ground. It looks like a crow!” – how the discovery of a strange object in a car-park in Florida led director Brian Lonano to create the practical FX led short ‘CROW HAND!!!’
“I wanted it to be an experience, something that would linger” – director Ian Pons Jewell joins us to discuss his Vince Staple Music Video ‘Señorita’
“It’s fucking fun to shoot” – director Chris McInroy is a man who obviously loves his job. He’s passionate about movies and he’s passionate about practical FX. Eager to find out a little more about his directorial approach, we spoke to the filmmaker and his blood-soaked ‘Bag Guy #2’ and his upcoming film ‘Death Metal’.
Animator, Festival founder, Writer and general champion of innovative animation Jeanette Bonds joins us to talk about her latest work, an animated music video for Kid606 track ‘B Minor’.
Completely over-the-top and beautifully choreographed, ‘Tokyo Tribe’ is the feature-length rap-musical we’ve all been waiting for.
Animator Iain Gardner joins us to talk about how a friend’s story of his grandmother’s Fox stole, which spontaneously combusted, led him to create a narrative about an unusual relationship between a recently deceased fox and a rabbit.