City Slacker, interview with filmmaker Michael Mueller & actress Fiona Gillies

One of the most delightful people from 2014’s SIFF was Michael Mueller who called in about his film, City Slacker.  He then surprised us by putting lead actress, aka his wife Fiona Gillies, on the line to talk about her role in the film. About City Slacker: Amanda is a corporate highflier who needs a slacker so she can have […]

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Brunch Bitch, interview with filmmaker Hannah Cheeseman

Brunch Bitch Flyer

This was the first of our 2014 coverage of the Sonoma International Film Festival films.  The month before every festival we dedicate to telling you as much as we can about the films and introduce you to the filmmakers. First up was Canadian, Hannah Cheeseman, writer/director as well as lead actress in the short film, Brunch Bitch. About Brunch Bitch: […]

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Texas, interview with writer/director Matt Johnson & cinematographer Robert Uncles

Two other filmmakers I spent time with in Vancouver at VIFF, Matt Johnson and Robert Uncles, had a short film in the festival called Texas.  They called to talk about it and their other projects and what’s in the works. About Texas: “A cowboy meets his estranged wife on the Texas/Oklahoma border and tries to win her back. One problem…neither […]

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Foxed, interview with director/producer James Stewart

James Stewart

A fun, dark little short I found at the Vancouver International Film Festival was called “Foxed.”  It is a stop animation film by James Stewart, who called the show to tell us all about it.  (Thank you again Jason Ghiselin for sitting in for me.) About James Stewart: “Producer/Director James Stewart is one of a small group of directors worldwide […]

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Nobility, interview with creator EJ De La Pena

Nobility

Nobility is a web series I ran across while at Stan Lee’s Comikaze in 2013.  Creator EJ De la Pena called in to discuss it with us. About Nobility: “Nobility” is a new sci-fi dramedy dubbed, “Firefly meets The Office”. Set 700 years in the future, it’s about the C.A.S. Nobility, Humanity’s most powerful starship with a crew, that’s, well, […]

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For the Birds, interview with filmmaker Tara Atashgah & cast

An amazing short I saw from the Vancouver International Film Festival was For the Birds.  It is written and directed by Tara Atashgah, and stars Nazli K Lou and Chervine Namani.  Tara and cast called to tell us all about it. About For the Birds: “For the Birds (Atefeh) follows a 16-year-old Iranian girl as she is taken to the gallows […]

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Jug Face, interview with writer/director Chad Crawford Kinkle

Jug Face

Just in time for Halloween, writer/director Chad Crawford Kinkle called to tell us all about his horror film, Jug Face.  It is available on Amazon and iTunes. About Jug Face: “Jug Face tells the story of a pregnant teen trying to escape a backwoods community when she discovers that she may be sacrificed to a creature in a pit. The […]

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The Most Fearless, interview with director Heather Kessinger

The Most Fearless

Director Heather Kessinger called us about the Kickstarter she had going to fund the completion of her documentary.  Since then it was successfully funded, so we can all look forward to seeing this amazing film. About the Most Fearless:  “In Bangladesh, 80% of the population lives on less than $2 per day, approximately half the children are stunted from malnutrition- […]

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Agent 88, interview with filmmaker Digger T Mesch

Some people make a short just to stand alone.  Others make them hoping to turn them into something bigger such as a series or movie.  Agent 88 is a short film available right now on Chill.com that is one of those shorts that is hoping for something more.  We talked to creator/director Digger T Mesch about the story and what he […]

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Coming Home, interview with filmmaker Chris Olness

Coming Home

Somewhat local, Chris Olness called to tell us about his short film, Coming Home, which also screened at the Sonoma International Film Festival.  Originally, it was produced in partnership with Levi’s as the winner of a contest.  But hear all about that in the interview. About Coming Home: “Astronaut David Morgan struggles with domestic life after returning home from outer […]

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