BREAKING THE ‘6 MONTH RULE”

“People are always surprised by this movie,” says Blayne Weaver, the writer, director and star of 6 MONTH RULE. “We’ve gone to great lengths to avoid cliches. We’re inherently different, and it’s interesting to see how folks process that”. RULE, the award-winning independent feature which opened Friday in New York City, has been labeled by […]



Posted on June 2, 2012 by

DAYBREAK: INTERVIEW WITH FILMMAKERS DON ARGOTT AND DEMIAN FENTON

Via telephone transmission from Pennsylvania to Tacoma, this flourishing filmmaking team explains that despite the miles worn by both their subject and his band, “Last Days Here” prefers to embrace the future and not wallow in the past…



Posted on April 4, 2012 by

2012 SLAMDANCE FILM FESTIVAL INTERVIEW WITH SLAMDANCE CO-FOUNDERS DAN MIRVISH AND PAUL RACHMAN

Filmmakers and Slamdance Co-Founders Dan Mirvish and Paul Rachman talk with Nic Baisley about starting Slamdance and share tips for filmmakers wanting to get their movies shown in Park City…



Posted on March 10, 2012 by

2012 SLAMDANCE FILM FESTIVAL INTERVIEW WITH SLAMDANCE CO-FOUNDER PETER BAXTER

Slamdance President and Co-Founder Peter Baxter takes a moment from running the festival to chat with Nic Baisley about what Slamdance is doing all year long to engage with filmmakers, how they’ve grown to complement Sundance instead of being adversaries, and how they are retaining audiences and sponsors this year…



Posted on March 9, 2012 by

2012 SLAMDANCE FILM FESTIVAL INTERVIEW WITH KRISTINA NIKOLOVA AND PAUL DALIO OF “FAITH, LOVE AND WHISKEY”

Cinematographer turned filmmaker Kristina Nikolova talks with Nic Baisley during the 2012 Slamdance Film Festival about her first feature film “Faith, Love and Whiskey.” She and co-writer Paul Dalio talk about their connection, casting for this very personal film, and making movies in Bulgaria…



Posted on March 8, 2012 by

2012 SLAMDANCE FILM FESTIVAL INTERVIEW WITH CHRISTIAN COOKE OF “UNCONDITIONAL”

Veteran British actor Christian Cooke talks with Nic Baisley about his film, 2012 Slamdance Film Festival selection “Unconditional,” indie film in the UK, and getting support from his family for his career choice over the years…



Posted on March 7, 2012 by

2012 SLAMDANCE FILM FESTIVAL INTERVIEW WITH ISAAC BROWN AND ANA PAULA HABIB OF “TERRA BLIGHT”

The Director and Producer of “Terra Blight” talk with Nic Baisley about technology waste, share their passion for cleaning up this discarded machinery, and how they’re spreading the message here during the 2012 Slamdance Film Festival…



Posted on March 5, 2012 by

2012 SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL INTERVIEW WITH KEIICHI KOBAYASHI AND AI IKEDA of “ABOUT THE PINK SKY”

Director of “About the Pink Sky,” Keiichi Kobayashi, and first-time actress Ai Ikeda talk (through their translator) with Nic Baisler during the 2012 Sundance Film Festival about making indie film in Japan, working together, and their experiences at Sundance…



Posted on March 4, 2012 by

2012 SLAMDANCE FILM FESTIVAL INTERVIEW WITH KEVIN GORDON OF “NO WINE LEFT BEHIND”

Documentary director Kevin Gordon talks with Nic Baisley about his 2012 Slamdance Film Festival Selection “No Wine Left Behind.” He discusses leaving out politics out of his film, focusing on the plight of returning vets, and how he got in touch with his subjects to make the film…



Posted on March 3, 2012 by

2012 SLAMDANCE FILM FESTIVAL INTERVIEW WITH TYGH RUNYAN AND BRAD DRYBOROUGH OF “DOPPELGÄNGER PAUL”

The lead actors in the 2012 Slamdance Film Festival Official Selection “Dopplegänger Paul,” Tygh Runyan and Brad Dryborough, talk with Nic Baisley about the casting process, their acting backgrounds, and anecdotes from making the film…



Posted on March 2, 2012 by

2012 SLAMDANCE FILM FESTIVAL INTERVIEW WITH TODD KELLSTEIN OF “BUFFALO GIRLS”

“Buffalo Girls” director Todd Kellstein talks with Nic Baisley at the 2012 Slamdance Film Festival about how he found the subject of his documentary, his extended editing process and how he sold everything he owned to get to Thailand to make this film…



Posted on March 1, 2012 by

2012 SLAMDANCE FILM FESTIVAL INTERVIEW WITH ERIK NIEL, AMIR MASUD, EVAN SEXTON and HAL MILLAN OF “WE LIVE OR WE DIE”

The crew of “We Live or We Die” talks with Nic Baisley during the 2012 Slamdance Film Festival about making the movie, getting help from the locals in the way of footage, and the vagaries of hard drive crashing and recovery. Oh, and that little revolution with some guy called Muammar Gaddafi…



Posted on February 29, 2012 by

2012 SLAMDANCE FILM FESTIVAL INTERVIEW WITH RUDD SIMMONS AND PHYLLIS VAN AMBURG OF “THE FIRST SEASON”

Filmmaker Rudd Simmons and “The First Season” documentary subject Phyllis van Amburg discuss with Nic Baisley why they made this project, Rudd’s influences in the documentary world and how this project affected not only the van Amburg family, but the town they live in as well…



Posted on February 28, 2012 by

2012 SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL INTERVIEW WITH LUC DÉRY, KIM MCCRAW AND PHILIPPE FALARDEAU OF “MONSIEUR LAZHAR”

Oscar-nominated director Philippe Falardeau and his producers Kim McCraw and Luc Déry talk with Nic Baisley during the 2012 Sundance Film Festival about their latest project which they adapted from a one-man play, “Monsieur Lazhar”…



Posted on February 27, 2012 by

2012 SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL INTERVIEW WITH MADS MATTHIESEN AND KIM KOLD OF “TEDDY BEAR”

Nic Baisley talks to “Teddy Bear” director Mads Matthiesen and lead actor Kim Kold talk about making indie films in their country, their experiences so far at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival, and similarities between Kim and his character in the movie…



Posted on February 26, 2012 by

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