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Interview with Screenwriter John T. Frederick (THE NEED FOR SOMETHING NEW) — Matthew Toffolo’s Summary

Matthew Toffolo: What is your screenplay about? John T. Frederick: A screenwriter, “a bull without balls,” eight days from 60, heads into The Great Southwest, searching for beauty, purpose… and a new story to share. What genres does your screenplay fall under? It’s an Adventure/Fantasy Road Pic Why should this screenplay be made into a […]

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Interview with Filmmaker Paola Bernardini (SOLITAIRE) — Matthew Toffolo’s Summary

Matthew Toffolo: What motivated you to make this film? Paola Bernardini: I visited the Italian Embassy in Brazil and had the opportunity to shoot something there. I didn’t know for how long that opportunity would last for so I had to act quickly. I was craving to tell a story there, I was motivated by […]

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Interview with Filmmaker Christian Frosio (OPEN THE WINDOW) — Matthew Toffolo’s Summary

Matthew Toffolo: What motivated you to make this film? Christian Frosio: The theme of the song is a subject dear to me. During the recording music session, I started to write the storyboard of the video clip and to imagine the related scenes. It was a natural process. The idea was to reinforce the message […]

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Interview with Filmmaker Alejandro Cabrera (THE SLEEP OF THE RIGHTEOUS) — Matthew Toffolo’s Summary

Matthew Toffolo: What motivated you to make this film? Alejandro Cabrera: Initially I wanted to try new things (for me) in terms of film language, blocking, camera movement and the use of subtle imagery that allow the viewer to find new readings in a second view. It was going to be just an exercise. But […]

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Interview with Filmmaker Deeptanshu Sinha (SIEGE) — Matthew Toffolo’s Summary

Matthew Toffolo: What motivated you to make this film? Deeptanshu Sinha: Like all my previous films my crew and I set out to make something which would push every crew member to their creative limits. We usually attempt things which we haven’t executed before or are doubtful of executing. Hence, I took the decision to […]

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Interview with Filmmaker Freya Billington (TERMINATED: TEETH & TINDER) — Matthew Toffolo’s Summary

Matthew Toffolo: What motivated you to make this film? Freya Billington: It was a reflection on a very tough time in my life nearly 10 years ago when my husband left and my front tooth fell out at the same time. I couldn’t believe having suddenly and unexpectedly become single again I was ‘back on […]

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Interview with Filmmaker Ashley Gerst (THE SPIRIT SEAM) — Matthew Toffolo’s Summary

Matthew Toffolo: What motivated you to make this film? Ashley Gerst: I was motivated by my relationship between my grandfather and myself. He passed away in 2013, and I wanted to do something to honor his memory and to help me find a way through my grief regarding his death. 2. From the idea to […]

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