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Interviews

We like to get to know the film-makers, producers and creatives we work with. What better way to do this than to sling ’em a couple of whacky interview questions and see what they come back to us with? :)

INTERVIEW 2015: Matt Ogens
3 years ago

INTERVIEW 2015: Matt Ogens

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As a documentary filmmaker it’s all about creating trust between director and subject. It took some careful and respectful prodding to explain what our film was about
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INTERVIEW 2015: Ben Woodiwiss
3 years ago

INTERVIEW 2015: Ben Woodiwiss

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For me this is extremely important stuff, as it’s only by questioning the status quo that you can advance the medium. People will criticize you for not following the rules, but the reason we’re at this position in cinema right now is because of those rule breakers, so to hell with doing what you’re supposed to.
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INTERVIEW 2015: Nichola Wong
3 years ago

INTERVIEW 2015: Nichola Wong

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I like to create narratives that reflect the world around us and that lead to more questions – that are emotional journeys and personal transformations deep-rooted in human needs and fundamental human questions.
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INTERVIEW 2015: Adam Kalderon
3 years ago

INTERVIEW 2015: Adam Kalderon

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“Marzipan Flowers is a women’s film, about women among other women. It was written and is directed by a man who is enamored of them.”
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INTERVIEW 2015: Anna Maguire
3 years ago

INTERVIEW 2015: Anna Maguire

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She Would Move the Tree Rather More to the Middle is a short film by Anna Maguire, inspired by a letter and the book To The Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf. …
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INTERVIEW 2014: Wendy Keeling
4 years ago

INTERVIEW 2014: Wendy Keeling

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We conclude Film Focus week on women directors and writers with the final interview in the series with Wendy Keeling, director of Self Offense (USA). Self Offense is an intense, …
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INTERVIEW 2014: Anita Lee
4 years ago

INTERVIEW 2014: Anita Lee

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We chat with Anita Lee, a film-maker based in Australia who wrote and directed her first ever film, Only One which will be screening at our festival. Here, we discussed how …
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INTERVIEW 2014: Cecile Emeke
4 years ago

INTERVIEW 2014: Cecile Emeke

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We kick off Film Focus week on women directors and film-makers with Cecile Emeke, the director of Ackee & Saltfish, screening at our film festival this year. Ackee & Saltfish …
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Interview 2014: Jean-Julien Collette
5 years ago

Interview 2014: Jean-Julien Collette

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ELECTRIC INDIGO is a coming of age drama following the life of a little girl who never knew her mother and whose only reference is the love of two heterosexual …
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Interview 2014: Jenny Cartwright
5 years ago

Interview 2014: Jenny Cartwright

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We sent some questions over to the director of Ya Wooto, Jenny Cartwright and asked her about the experience of shooting the documentary in one of the 5 most poorest …
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