Interviews

Interview with Josh Welsh, Co-President of Film Independent

  Park City, UT- During the 2013 Sundance Film Festival, the Co-President of Film Independent, Josh Welsh, took time out of his busy schedule to meet with Film Festival Today and discuss many topics including the upcoming Spirit Awards.  Here … Continue reading

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FFT Interviews Denise Sirovatka VP Marketing of Udi’s Gluten Free

It might sound hard to believe, but the best meals I had during Sundance 2013 was at Udi’s Gluten Free restaurant in Park City, Utah. At first I was hesitant to even go to a Gluten free store, but after … Continue reading

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INTERVIEW with the ARENA CINEMA Theater in Hollywood, California

Given more and more independent filmmakers today are exploring theatrical for their films — as this is one way to help stand out from the many thousands of films in a glutted marketplace — I recently had a chance to … Continue reading

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Richard Pena and the New York Film Festival

For the last 25 years as the program director of the Film Society of Lincoln Center Richard Pena has shaped the New York Film Festival upholding the standards of cutting edge cinema and opening new perspectives for film directors and … Continue reading

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Interview with New York Indian Film Festival executive director Aroon Shivdasani

Celebrating its 12th anniversary, the New York Indian Film Festival was the first festival  in the United States devoted to Indian films and has grown to be the  largest and most influential; helping to set up several other Indian Film festivals … Continue reading

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Interview with “Sundowning” Writer / Director: Frank Rinaldi World Premiere Slamdance Film Festival January 22 and 25, 2012

Luis Pedron: What was your inspiration in writing and filming this provocative film? Frank Rinaldi: The idea for Sundowning was conceived following the death of my grandmother, who had lived with dementia for ten years. I wanted to know how … Continue reading

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Morgan and Me

I’m Morgan Spurlock’s last interview of the day, but you’d never know it by his hyped-up tomfoolery. The energetic filmmaker is on a press tour for his latest documentary, “POM Wonderful: The Greatest Movie Ever Sold”, a film financed by … Continue reading

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INTERVIEW | Todd Haynes on “Mildred Pierce”: Too racy for indies, but perfect for TV

INTERVIEW | Todd Haynes on “Mildred Pierce”: Too racy for indies, but perfect for TV by Eric Kohn   Kate Winslet and Todd Haynes on the set of “Mildred Pierce.” Image courtesy of HBO. Todd Haynes began his career as … Continue reading

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Robert McKee’s Storylogue Schedule

Robert McKee’s NEW YORK Story Seminar March 31 – April 3 Last Call! Don’t Miss it! Robert McKee’s LONDON Story Seminar April 8 – 11 Limited number of seats remaining! ___________________________________________ Click here to register! New York City, New York … Continue reading

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Berlin 2011: Wieland Speck on Programming Queer Films and the Berlinale

Wieland Speck who is in charge of the Berlinale’s Panorama has been heading the TEDDY program and awards for the last 25 years and transformed it into the world’s most important platform for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transsexual (LGBT) cinema.  … Continue reading

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