Archive for: Hope and Heartbreak

MEET THE FILMMAKER: JULIA POTT (“HOWARD”)

MEET THE FILMMAKER: JULIA POTT (“HOWARD”)

Julia Pott’s animated short, “Howard” tells the story of love gone cold. We spoke to Julia about hope, heartbreak and animal metaphors.

MEET THE FILMMAKER: KAIA ROSE (“LOOKING FORWARD TO YESTERDAY”)

MEET THE FILMMAKER: KAIA ROSE (“LOOKING FORWARD TO YESTERDAY”)

We spoke to Kaia Rose, one half of the directing team behind “Looking Forward to Yesterday”, a film which shifts between tragic and life-affirming and raises more questions than it offers answers. We spoke to Kaia about the process they went through in making the film and what it can help us to understand about love and relationships.

MEET THE FILMMAKER: THE BLAINE BROTHERS (“0507”)

MEET THE FILMMAKER: THE BLAINE BROTHERS (“0507”)

We met the Blaine Brothers; the filmmakers responsible for the hilarious “0507”, a sketch about the unforeseen perils of modern technology which will commence our “Hope and Heartbreak” series of shorts.

MEET THE FILMMAKER: MICHAEL MOHAN (“EX-SEX”)

MEET THE FILMMAKER: MICHAEL MOHAN (“EX-SEX”)

We spoke to Michael Mohan, the director of what is arguably the evening’s raunchiest film, “Ex-Sex”, about how he managed to keep the film’s sex scene suitably erotic yet refreshingly cliche-free and the impact of what we discovered is a scrabble board inspired aesthetic.

MEET THE FILMMAKER: TOM ISLER (“TWO’S A CROWD”)

MEET THE FILMMAKER: TOM ISLER (“TWO’S A CROWD”)

We spoke to codirector Tom Isler about love and relationships and how the two can be reconciled with life in a city like ours.

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