Broken, interview with director Alexa-Sascha Lewin

Broken is a 14 minute short that played at the Sonoma International Film Festival.  It stars two recognizable actors, Scottie Thompson and Dominic Rains.  We chatted with director Alexa-Sascha Lewin about the film which world premiered at the festival. About Broken: “What do you do when you have nowhere to go? The fissures in a couple’s relationship crack wide open after […]

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Improbable Journey of Berta Benz, interview with filmmaker Deborah Hutchinson

Improbable Journey

The first in a planned series, The Improbable Journey Of Berta Benz was an animated short at the Sonoma International Film Festival in 2013.  We talked with creator, Deborah Hutchinson (writer/producer) about the film and how she chose the story.  We also discussed her production company, Gutsy Gals Inspire Me.   About the Improbable Journey of Berta Benz: “An animated short […]

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Merci Beaucoup Bradley Cooper, interview with filmmaker Anne-Christine Caro

At SIFF

  What a delightful actress and filmmaker.  And this film, Merci Beaucoup Bradley Cooper is such an entertaining short.  While here, I introduced Anne-Christine to a Bono look alike.  Maybe I’ll get credit for the sequel?  Nah.  We lived the sequel!  Anyways Anne-Christine Caro called in to the show to discuss her short film in the Sonoma International Film Festival. About […]

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Right There, interview with filmmaker Florence Buchanan

Right There

A really powerful short film, Right There interviews the children of a school near Ground Zero, 10 years after the 9/11 tragedy.  Florence Buchanan called in to tell us all about the film, which includes her daughter amongst the interviewees. About Right There: “On the 10th anniversary of 9/11, a group of teenagers came back to PS 234, their old […]

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Creativity, interview with filmmaker Tim Wetzel

In studio, we had local Tim Wetzel come in to discuss the 2 shorts he had screening at the Sonoma International Film Festival.  He is the creator of Creativity: The Artist, and Creativity: Furnace, both films about local Sonoma artists.  The artists include Elizabeth Dekker and Alex Leader.  Steve Martindale from SIFF sat in with me to interview the filmmaker. […]

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