Category Archives: directing a film

AUGUST 2018 – READ THE BEST OF FILMMAKER INTERVIEWS

Interview with Filmmaker Jim Wilmer (WATER)
Interview with Filmmaker Jim Wilmer (WATER)

Interview with Filmmaker Jessica O’Sullivan (SISTER IN ARMS)
Interview with Filmmaker Jessica O’Sullivan (SISTER IN ARMS)

Interview with Filmmakers Nate Lavey, Stephen Vider (A PLACE IN THE CITY)
Interview with Filmmakers Nate Lavey, Stephen Vider (A PLACE IN THE CITY)

Interview with Filmmaker Farman Abdalrahman Karim (ISIS WAS HERE)
Interview with Filmmaker Farman Abdalrahman Karim (ISIS WAS HERE)

Interview with Filmmaker Stuart Everitt (BURIED)
Interview with Filmmaker Stuart Everitt (BURIED)

Interview with Filmmaker Melanie Faye (PUPPETS AND PUSHPINS)
Interview with Filmmaker Melanie Faye (PUPPETS AND PUSHPINS)

Interview with Filmmaker Mathias Fellner (WHERE AM I – COLACOASTER Music Video)
Interview with Filmmaker Mathias Fellner (WHERE AM I – COLACOASTER Music Video)

Interview with Filmmaker Eshaana Sheth (THE BUTTER KNIFE)
Interview with Filmmaker Eshaana Sheth (THE BUTTER KNIFE)

Interview with Filmmaker Emily Eaglin (SWEETER)
Interview with Filmmaker Emily Eaglin (SWEETER)

Interview with Filmmaker Anaiis Cisco (BREATHLESS)
Interview with Filmmaker Anaiis Cisco (BREATHLESS)

Interview with Filmmaker Jia Li (THE CALL)
Interview with Filmmaker Jia Li (THE CALL)

Interview with Producer & Creative Director Julie Gardner (THE CLIMB)
Interview with Producer & Creative Director Julie Gardner (THE CLIMB)

Interview with Winning Screenwriter Martin Reese (THE SNEEZE)
Interview with Winning Screenwriter Martin Reese (THE SNEEZE)

Interview with Filmmaker Jamie Shannon (THE LEGEND OF RASPUTIN)
Interview with Filmmaker Jamie Shannon (THE LEGEND OF RASPUTIN)

Interview with Filmmaker Ange-Régis HOUNKPATIN (VINDICTE)
Interview with Filmmaker Ange-Régis HOUNKPATIN (VINDICTE)

Interview with Filmmaker Mehmet Tigli (HIGH CALORIE)
Interview with Filmmaker Mehmet Tigli (HIGH CALORIE)

Interview with Filmmaker Isaac Elliott (A STATIC WIND)
Interview with Filmmaker Isaac Elliott (A STATIC WIND)

July 2018 – Read the best of Filmmaker Interviews

Interview with Filmmaker Isaac Elliott (A STATIC WIND)
Interview with Filmmaker Isaac Elliott (A STATIC WIND)

Interview with Filmmaker Samantha Casia Kaiza-Williams (SUPPLE HEARTS)
Interview with Filmmaker Samantha Casia Kaiza-Williams (SUPPLE HEARTS)

Interview with Filmmaker Julian Friedrich (01)
Interview with Filmmaker Julian Friedrich (01)

Interview with Screenwriter Roberto Tomeo (HEART OF GOLD)
Interview with Screenwriter Roberto Tomeo (HEART OF GOLD)

Interview with Animator/Filmmaker Ran Sheng (STAR RUNNER)
Interview with Animator/Filmmaker Ran Sheng (STAR RUNNER)

Interview with Filmmaker Christopher Sferrazza (BEAST)
Interview with Filmmaker Christopher Sferrazza (BEAST)
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Interview with Filmmaker Joseph Catte (STREAM OF DOUBTS)
Interview with Filmmaker Joseph Catte (STREAM OF DOUBTS)

Interview with Animator/Filmmaker Tim Ballard (OH MY…)
Interview with Animator/Filmmaker Tim Ballard (OH MY…)

Interview with Filmmaker Roman De Giuli (LAND OF MINE)
Interview with Filmmaker Roman De Giuli (LAND OF MINE)

Interview with Filmmaker Iván Sáinz-Pardo (AINHOA)
Interview with Filmmaker Iván Sáinz-Pardo (AINHOA)

Interview with Filmmakers Michael Boctor & Dylan Hancook (CHEATER)
Interview with Filmmakers Michael Boctor & Dylan Hancook (CHEATER)

Interview with Filmmaker Matt Provenzano (EDGAR’S INVENTION)
Interview with Filmmaker Matt Provenzano (EDGAR’S INVENTION)

Interview with Filmmakers Laura Commisso & Sarah Campbell (COOL GIRLS Web Series)
Interview with Filmmakers Laura Commisso & Sarah Campbell (COOL GIRLS Web Series)

Interview with Filmmaker Terez Koncz (THE LETTERS)
Interview with Filmmaker Terez Koncz (THE LETTERS)

Interview with Filmmaker H. Yagmur Kartal (SOLUK (THE BREATH))
Interview with Filmmaker H. Yagmur Kartal (SOLUK (THE BREATH))

Interview with Filmmaker Gabriel Galand (ABOVE THE MIST)
Interview with Filmmaker Gabriel Galand (ABOVE THE MIST)

Interview with Filmmaker Marc Adamson (AFTER WE HAVE LEFT OUR HOMES)
Interview with Filmmaker Marc Adamson (AFTER WE HAVE LEFT OUR HOMES)

Interview with Filmmaker Lia Williamson (DAUGHTER)
Interview with Filmmaker Lia Williamson (DAUGHTER)

Interview with Filmmaker Ross Godwin (9 SECONDS)
Interview with Filmmaker Ross Godwin (9 SECONDS)

Interview with Filmmaker/Animator Michele Haines (SAM THE HAM)
Interview with Filmmaker/Animator Michele Haines (SAM THE HAM)

Interview with Lawyer/Producer Shannon Harvey-Fung, Esq. (LEGAL FOX Web Series)
Interview with Lawyer/Producer Shannon Harvey-Fung, Esq. (LEGAL FOX Web Series)

Interview with Filmmakers Anna Maria Hozian & Brad Riddell (OTHER PEOPLE’S CHILDREN Web Series)
Interview with Filmmakers Anna Maria Hozian & Brad Riddell (OTHER PEOPLE’S CHILDREN Web Series)

Interview with Filmmakers Laura Commisso & Sarah Campbell (COOL GIRLS Web Series)
Interview with Filmmakers Laura Commisso & Sarah Campbell (COOL GIRLS Web Series)

May 2018 – Read the best of Filmmaker Interviews

Read 14 interviews from up and coming filmmakers that had their film shown at the FEEDBACK Film Festival events. By Matthew Toffolo

Interview with Filmmaker Andy Fortenbacher (ORNAMENT OF BEAUTY)
Interview with Filmmaker Andy Fortenbacher (ORNAMENT OF BEAUTY)

Interview with Filmmaker Christian Arnold (CHRICKE)
Interview with Filmmaker Christian Arnold (CHRICKE)

Interview with Filmmaker Declan Quinlan (BOY)
Interview with Filmmaker Declan Quinlan (BOY)

Interview with Filmmaker Mark McKinsey (VOWS)
Interview with Filmmaker Mark McKinsey (VOWS)

Interview with Filmmaker Ramon Blanquer (SAMFAELINI: BUSBY BERKELEY’S DREAM ABERRATIONS)
Interview with Filmmaker Ramon Blanquer (SAMFAELINI: BUSBY BERKELEY’S DREAM ABERRATIONS)

Interview with Filmmaker Dazhi Huang (NIGHT LIVE)
Interview with Filmmaker Dazhi Huang (NIGHT LIVE)

Interview with Filmmaker Sari Eran Herskovitz (TRAIN)
Interview with Filmmaker Sari Eran Herskovitz (TRAIN)

Interview with Filmmaker Kat Scott (EPINEPHRINE)
Interview with Filmmaker Kat Scott (EPINEPHRINE)

Interview with Filmmaker Shaun Wright (A GOOD BLINDER)
Interview with Filmmaker Shaun Wright (A GOOD BLINDER)

Interview with Filmmaker Alberto Nacci (VOICES)
Interview with Filmmaker Alberto Nacci (VOICES)

Interview with Filmmaker Leigh Bloomfield (THE NIGHT SKY)
Interview with Filmmaker Leigh Bloomfield (THE NIGHT SKY)

Interview with Filmmaker John Vollmer (JOY! BLUE MOON)
Interview with Filmmaker John Vollmer (JOY! BLUE MOON)

Interview with Filmmaker Robert Nazar Arjoyan (I PROMISED HER LIFE)
Interview with Filmmaker Robert Nazar Arjoyan (I PROMISED HER LIFE)

Interview with Filmmaker Kaitlin Creadon (FOR THE LOVE OF THE CHILD)
Interview with Filmmaker Kaitlin Creadon (FOR THE LOVE OF THE CHILD)

January 2018 – Read Interview with top Film Directors

14 Filmmaker Interviews from artists from all over the world:

Interview with Filmmaker Jesse Gotfrit (SUNLIGHT OVER WATER)
https://matthewtoffolo.com/2017/12/29/interview-with-filmmaker-jesse-gotfrit-sunlight-over-water/

Interview with Filmmaker Parry Majmudar (LOSING CLAIRE)
Interview with Filmmaker Parry Majmudar (LOSING CLAIRE)

Interview with Filmmaker Nikodem Rautszko (DE GLACE)

Interview with Filmmaker Nikodem Rautszko (DE GLACE)

Interview with Filmmaker Daeryun Chang (CALL COHO)

Interview with Filmmaker Daeryun Chang (CALL COHO)

Interview with Filmmaker Hendricksen Armand (COSPLAY: BEHIND THE MASK)

Interview with Filmmaker Hendricksen Armand (COSPLAY: BEHIND THE MASK)

Interview with Filmmaker Mike Johnson (OCEANIC ALIENS)

Interview with Filmmaker Mike Johnson (OCEANIC ALIENS)

Interview with Filmmaker Stephanie Knöbl (PEPITA & MAX)

Interview with Filmmaker Stephanie Knöbl (PEPITA & MAX)

Interview with Filmmaker Stephen Riscica (IT GETS BETTER?)
Interview with Filmmaker Stephen Riscica (IT GETS BETTER?)

Interview with Animation Filmmaker Marleia A. Alfaro (BARRY THE BLOBFISH)
Interview with Animation Filmmaker Marleia A. Alfaro (BARRY THE BLOBFISH)

Interview with Animation Filmmaker Ina Conradi (CHRYSALIS)
Interview with Animation Filmmaker Ina Conradi (CHRYSALIS)

Interview with Animator/Filmmaker Susan Shulman (PURRS AND ‘OL MAN BLUES)
Interview with Animator/Filmmaker Susan Shulman (PURRS AND ‘OL MAN BLUES)

Interview with Filmmaker Adriano Curci (A FOREST)
Interview with Filmmaker Adriano Curci (A FOREST)

Interview with Filmmaker Will Kim (GLORIOUS VICTORY)
Interview with Filmmaker Will Kim (GLORIOUS VICTORY)

Interview with the film team of the short film CHRISTINE (Jessica Adler, Kate Montgomery, Stephanie Serra)
Interview with the film team of the short film CHRISTINE (Jessica Adler, Kate Montgomery, Stephanie Serra)

Interview with Filmmaker Jessica Batson (ORACLE)
Interview with Filmmaker Jessica Batson (ORACLE)

December 2017 – Read the best of DIRECTOR INTERVIEWS from around the world:

Scroll through and read the best of interviews from up and coming filmmakers from around the world.

by Matthew Toffolo

Interview with Filmmaker Gretchen Bayer (THE FOREST PRINCESS)
https://matthewtoffolo.com/2017/11/24/interview-with-filmmaker-gretchen-bayer-the-forest-princess/

Interview with Filmmaker Nikhat Powell (THE BENEFACTION)
https://matthewtoffolo.com/2017/11/24/interview-with-filmmaker-nikhat-powell-the-benefaction/

Interview with Filmmaker Holly Voges (FELL)
https://matthewtoffolo.com/2017/11/23/interview-with-filmmaker-holly-voges-fell/

Interview with Filmmaker Nora Jaenicke (BETWEEN SECONDS)
https://matthewtoffolo.com/2017/11/23/interview-with-filmmaker-nora-jaenicke-between-seconds/

Interview with Filmmaker Daniel Möhle (MY BODY)
https://matthewtoffolo.com/2017/11/23/interview-with-filmmaker-daniel-mohle-my-body/

Interview with Filmmaker Vasili Manikas (ANTICA)
https://matthewtoffolo.com/2017/11/04/interview-with-filmmaker-vasili-manikas-antica/

Interview with Filmmaker Jean-Claude Leblanc (STUDDED NIGHTMARE)
https://matthewtoffolo.com/2017/11/04/interview-with-filmmaker-jean-claude-leblanc-studded-nightmare/

Interview with Filmmaker Jonathan Brooks (MILK MAN)
https://matthewtoffolo.com/2017/11/03/interview-with-filmmaker-jonathan-brooks-milk-man/

Ilina Perianova – Director’s BIO. Short Film “EAT ME”

Film playing at the Best of EUROPEAN Cinema FEEDBACK Film Festival. Thursday May 18th. 7pm. Downtown Toronto. Get your FREE Tickets

Yoshi

Ilina Perianova is from Sofia, Bulgaria. She has participated in theatre classes since childhood and afterwards studied theatre acting and directing in France and Bulgaria.

In 2016 Ilina became a graduate from the MA program in Film Directing in the Baltic Film and Media school in Tallinn, Estonia.

Ilina enjoys working with music, dance, fantasy and fairy tale elements and is also interested in reaching younger generations as a target audience.


festival posterEAT ME!, 20min, Bulgaria, Drama/Musical

Sébastien Petretti – Director’s BIO. Short Film “STATE OF EMERGENCY MOTHERF***ER!”

Film playing at the Best of EUROPEAN Cinema FEEDBACK Film Festival. Thursday May 18th. 7pm. Downtown Toronto. Get your FREE Tickets

S.petretti epk

Sebastien is a Belgian director who started his career as a 1st AD
before directing himself. Director for 3 years, he has already made
many commercials, music videos and shorts films and has an
international career. His short films Family for Sale in 2015 and Pink
Velvet Valley in 2016 have been nominated in various festivals (Palm
Springs, BFI London, etc). Most recently he has finished up a new
short film called « State of emergency motherfucker ! », a satire
about the state of emergency.


festival posterSTATE OF EMERGENCY MOTHERF***ER!, 5min, Belgium, Political/Satire