ORNAMENT OF BEAUTY played to rave reviews at the Under 5 Minute FEEDBACK Film Festival in April 2018.
Matthew Toffolo: What motivated you to make this film?
Andy Fortenbacher: My producing partner, Stephanie, and I were interested in extracting a fantasy/horror from Shakespeare’s Sonnet #70, which is ultimately about slander. It seemed like a challenging opportunity to tell a story very different from my other work.
2. From the idea to the finished product, how long did it take for you to make this short?
On and off, it took us about 2 months to complete this project.
3. How would you describe your short film in two words!?
4. What was the biggest obstacle you faced in completing this film?
A single day shoot that was consumed by a tropical storm.
5. What were your initial reactions when watching the audience talking about your film in the…
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